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Response to denem (Reply #26)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 11:21 AM

27. Anyone who claims Jesus as their personal savior is a Christian.

No one group (in the referenced article it is the Catholics) gets to decide.

The linked article argues that Muslims believe in Jesus, but they aren't Christian. That isn't a parallel. They don;t believe Jesus is their personal savior. I believe that Ronald Reagan was president from 1981 to 1989. That doesn't make me a Reagan supporter, or a believer in his doctrines.

Mormons simply add additional craziness and contradictions to and already crazy and contradicting religious story.

To assert to the contrary one must invoke the "No true Scotsman" fallacy.

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