“There is a God: How to Respond to Atheism in the Last Days”

Atheism and secularism threatens Latter-day Saints Robert D. Hales observed, “We live when the darkness of secularism is deepening around us.  Belief in God is widely questioned, and even attacked in the name of political, social and even religious causes.” (“Seeking to Know God,” Ensign, Nov. 2009) LDS Professor Hyrum Lewis declared: “Atheism has been … Continue reading “There is a God: How to Respond to Atheism in the Last Days”

Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (22): Politics and Government

Interwoven throughout the Book of Mormon are references to governmental organization and political philosophy. Monarchy Decades after the arrival of Lehi’s family in the promised land, the population grew large enough that it became necessary to establish a formal government. Up until that time, Nephi had been their teacher and leader. The people wanted to make … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (22): Politics and Government

Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (19b): Korihor and the Modern Atheists

The four icons of the modern “new atheists” are Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Karl Marx. Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Darwin was the father of the theory of evolution and natural selection (survival of the fittest). His ideas gave birth to modern “materialistic empiricism.”  Most modern atheists are “materialistic empiricists”. To them, only the … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (19b): Korihor and the Modern Atheists