For as long as Mormonism has existed, people have questioned whether the faith is Christian. Of course, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are quick to point detractors to their first Article of Faith, which says, “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.” In addition, the Church recently addressed the issue in their Gospel Topics Essays on LDS.org.
“Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unequivocally affirm themselves to be Christians,” the Church’s essay states. “They worship God the Eternal Father in the name of Jesus Christ.”
Interestingly, though the Christianity of Mormons has been called into question for nearly two centuries, a Pew survey shows members of the Church score highest of all religions on knowledge about Christianity.* On 12 questions about the world’s largest faith, including many questions about the Bible, Mormons answered an average of 7.9 correctly. White evangelical Protestants (7.3 correct on average) were second.
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