Ok long story short,
This is by no means a comprehensive list of Mormon beliefs that contradict mainstream Christian views, but these are some of the major ones that leave many a Christian concluding that Mormons are not really Christians. You make your own decision.
I will post the email below that surmises an experience that allowed me to see (or rather even begin to question) that Joseph Smith excercised spiritual manipulation over people from my own experience. Can I relate to how people felt during Joseph Smith's day? You betcha!
Below: Email last year to a Stake President while I was a TBM, names and locations have been changed:
I appreciate your time speaking with me. I…
For many years I was having a problem rationalizing my membership in the church. I read the history of the church and the current church had many contradictions to what it has started as. The end came when our bishop stood at the stand and read a letter from the quorum of the twelve advising (instructing) us how to vote in an upcoming election. This wasn't the first time this had happened by any means; we've all heard the stories of the old political fight to save block voting way back…Continue
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