MikeUtah's Blog Posts Tagged 'mormon' (3)

News worthy: How Mitt Romney's Lying may be influenced by Mormonism

Voters take note, Mitt Romney's lying may have very much to do with some simple practices he picked up as a Mormon missionary, a pastor, and just plain being a Mormon.  In Mormonism, that practice is referred to as "milk before meat", meaning, only sharing limited, introductory doctrines to potential converts to carefully lead them down the path to accepting the more hard line, deep doctrines and covenants received in their temples.  In lay mans terms, "milk before meat" is basically "the…

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Added by MikeUtah on October 19, 2012 at 2:03pm — 5 Comments

Sexual Repression, Emotional Immaturity and Mental Stagnation in Mormon Marriages

Introduction

For a religion that prides itself on family values, time and togetherness, the LDS Church does a poor job preparing its rising generations for what they consider the most important institution of life and heaven, marriage.  You might say that is a bold claim, however, having been raised and indoctrinated by the LDS Church from birth through adulthood, passing through all of the rites, ordinances, classes, youth programs, mission and temple marriage traditions,…

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Added by MikeUtah on September 7, 2011 at 7:30pm — 37 Comments

101 Nonpublic or Weird Beliefs of Mormons

This post is less about what the LDS church teaches publicly or in writing, and more about what is often not publicly admitted to, whether still believed or not, and about some of the crazier things Mormons come to believe when embedded in Mormon culture.  Though not categorized, some of these are doctrinal, others hearsay over the pulpit from apostles or leaders, and others adopted by more orthodox Mormons. (see also: …

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Added by MikeUtah on September 6, 2011 at 9:30am — 29 Comments

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