How should I proceed with my book club?

How should I proceed with my book club?

Question   Gramps, I hold a Relief Society Book Club in San Diego, CA. I feel terrible because I recommended our group read Joseph Smith Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman Bushman. I just finished reading it and I think it is likely to weaken testimonies of the...
Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs?

Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs?

Question   Dear Gramps, Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs? Diane   Answer   Diane, President Gordon B. Hinckley gave a talk which had the following statement: “We invite all, the whole earth, to listen to this account and take measure...
What is the Mormon position on the Quran?

What is the Mormon position on the Quran?

Question   Dear Gramps, What would be the Latter-day Saint explanation for the Muslim holy book Quran, and the visions that their prophet Muhammad claimed to have had? Robert   Answer   Dear Robert, Officially, there is no Church position on Muhammad or...
Do angels have wings?

Do angels have wings?

Question   Gramps, Do angels have wings? Penny   Answer   Penny, In Doctrine and Covenants 129:1-3 we read: 1 There are two kinds of beings in heaven, namely:Angels, who are resurrected personages, having bodies of flesh and bones—   2 For...
What was the population of Ancient America?

What was the population of Ancient America?

Question Gramps, How many people do you think lived in America at the end of the Book of Mormon before the Nephites were killed off? 300 plus years and our country has over 300 million. 600 BC to 400 AD is much longer than 300 years. Mormon said when he went to...
Perfection=Translation?

Perfection=Translation?

Hey Gramps… I keep hearing this phrase, “if you were perfect, you’d be translated”. Is that really true? Job was described as “perfect” (Job 1:1). Jesus Christ was perfect. Neither were translated. They went through death. Moses and...
What is the source of an Elder Orson F. Whitney quote?

What is the source of an Elder Orson F. Whitney quote?

Question Gramps, You recently used the same quote of Elder Whitney (Elder Orson F. Whitney, Conference Report, April 1929, Third Day Morning Meeting, p.110) that is so often used in the church regarding wayward children. My question is where is this actual quote form...
What is the Church’s stance on Harry Potter?

What is the Church’s stance on Harry Potter?

Question   Gramps, I heard that President Uchtdorf endorses Harry Potter. I am troubled to think that an Apostle would endorse Harry Potter. Is that true? Has the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a stance in terms of Harry Potter? Malea  ...
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