Author goes from unbeliever to (imperfect) saint

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RNS) Raised in a secular home by a nonreligious mom and an angry atheist dad, Jana Riess could not have imagined herself as any kind of saint, let alone a latter-day one. But step by inexorable step, God beckoned her, Riess says, toward belief in Jesus Christ, degrees in religious studies, a possible career in […]

  • kelso

    So, what was the true Church before Joseph Smith? What Church exactly did Jesus found? Was the Apostle John a early-day saint Mormon? Doubt he would have made a good one having written these words in the Book of Revelation: “For I testify to every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book: If any man shall add to these things, God shall add unto him the plagues written in this book.” (22:18)

  • DENISE M. SHARAR

    BEING CATHOLIC I BELIEVE IN FREEDOM OF RELIGION. I RESPECT THE MORMONS AND ALWAYS WILL. THE MORMONS TITHE, HELP THEIR NEIGHBORS, ETC. I BELIEVE GOD IS MORE INTERESTED IN WHAT WE’VE DONE WITH OUR LIVES, HOW WE HAVE HELPED OTHERS. WHY WASTE PRECIOUS TIME JUDGING OTHER PEOPLES RELIGION.

  • Anita

    The comment that said the person is Catholic did not exactly express Catholic belief concerning pther denominations. What Catholics do believe is that, yes, we are all God’s children, but we don’t necessarily agree with other ways of belief. It has nothing to do with judgement, God is Judge of all things, but we cannot justify what someone else believes and be true to our own denomination. We have to believe all that our religion has taught us, not pick and choose what we want to believe.

  • Joe Fuller

    Religious reference