Mormons, Methodists meet to consider similarities, compare cultures, theology, music
Methodist and Latter-day Saint historians, theologians, preachers and congregants gathered Friday in Washington, D.C., like long-lost family members becoming reacquainted.
The common roots and differences between Methodists and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were explored at an interfaith conference titled "At the Crossroads, Again," hosted by the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy and the Wesley Theological Center.
The Foundation for Religious Diplomacy exists to build trust and friendship between religious traditions which are often suspicious of each other, foundation president Randall Paul said.
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Posted February 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm
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1. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:
I feel my heart strangely warmed. Must be the heart burn.
February 27, 11:03 pm | [comment link]
2. Yebonoma wrote:
Well, I guess neither of them will ever follow the Lutheran pattern for theological discourse where it is best accomplished over a few beers. Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors, and now Open Theology. If you just work hard enough at it, everybody will be justified and saved.
February 27, 11:58 pm | [comment link]
3. Ad Orientem wrote:
Well, I guess neither of them will ever follow the Lutheran pattern for theological discourse where it is best accomplished over a few beers.
I think they are both teetotal and backed Prohibition… Something in common I guess.
February 28, 12:21 am | [comment link]
4. Catholic Mom wrote:
Mormons and Methodists have more in common than you might think. Their names both start with “M” and they’re both not Catholics or Anglicans and…uh…uh…I’m sure there’s a lot more there if you explore it. But why would you want to?
February 28, 1:10 pm | [comment link]
5. Archer_of_the_Forest wrote:
Both started by guys whose first name begins with “J”...coincidence?
February 28, 1:46 pm | [comment link]
6. Catholic Mom wrote:
The commonalities just pile up one on the other don’t they?
February 29, 9:00 pm | [comment link]
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