AS OF this writing, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is still considered a leading candidate to win the Republican nomination for president in 2012. Assuming President Obama runs for reelection, to many conservative Christians this would mean choosing between a socialist and a member of a cult.
Is that fair? What does the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints really believe? Bill McKeever, founder and president of the Mormonism Research Ministry, explains the fundamental differences between Mormon theology and biblical Christianity — and how his models of Joseph Smith’s golden plates serve as a particularly effective witnessing tool.