Category: Richard Mouw

Speaker’s apology to LDS stirs up fuss

In the two months since a leading evangelical Christian apologized, on behalf of his fellow believers, to Latter-day Saints for mischaracterizations of their faith, several conservative Christians have voiced their displeasure with his remarks. Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, spoke Nov. 14 at the Tabernacle on Temple Square as part of an “Evening of Friendship.” The meeting featured Christian philosopher Ravi Zacharias as the keynote speaker and was co-sponsored by a local group of evangelical ministers called Standing Together Ministries, and the Richard L. Evans Chair for Religious Understanding at Brigham Young University. About Richard Mouw’s Comments Though

Controversy surrounds Mormonism comments by Fuller exec.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)–Evangelical Christian leaders and experts on Mormonism have expressed dismay at recent comments made by Fuller Theological Seminary President Richard Mouw at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‘ “signature pulpit” in Salt Lake City. Mouw spoke briefly Nov. 14 during the second night of a three-part series titled “Evening of Friendship,” which was sponsored by Standing Together Ministries, an evangelical Christian group headquartered in Lehi, Utah. The main speaker for the nightly lecture series was noted Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. According to articles published in the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune as well as

Evangelical Preaches at S.L. Tabernacle

With Evangelicals and Latter-day Saints sitting together in the Salt Lake Tabernacle for an “Evening of Friendship,” internationally renowned Christian philosopher Ravi Zacharias told them Sunday night that Jesus Christ‘s unique claim upon humanity is that he embodied truth and sacrificed himself for a world that often does not recognize him. But what many Utahns may remember most distinctly is the sermon that came before it. Taking the pulpit to speak of the event’s historic nature, Fuller Theological Seminary President Richard Mouw addressed a capacity crowd of several thousand, offering a stunningly candid apology to members of The Church of

Evangelical, LDS find bit of common ground

For the first time in 105 years, a preacher of another faith was at the pulpit of the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Sunday night, urging evangelical Christians and Mormons to turn to Jesus Christ. “When you get the Son, you get the way, the truth and the life,” said Ravi Zacharias, a philosopher and author who was invited by Standing Together, a network of 100 evangelical churches that is trying to improve relations with members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Mormon Church Theologically, Mormonism – the so-called ‘Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’