T hey may reject the new information as false, reject it as unimportant, reject the original belief in favor of the new information or find additional information that reinforces the original belief. Trusting and understanding new information may not be as important in the process as how an individual feels about the gospel, he said.
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According to Ash, problems come from the "fundamentalist mind-set" that makes members more vulnerable to testimony damage. Some testimonies are based on "sandy foundations," such as folklore, traditions or family pressure.
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I added a fair amount of additional material. The page count for the first edition was pages; the second edition is pages and has a slightly smaller font to accommodate all the extra material without making the page count excessive. It also includes more information on Book of Mormon anachronisms, more discussion on cognitive dissonance and former Mormon exit narratives, brief reviews of the competing geographical models and the scriptures which seem to suggest that the United States fulfills some Nephite prophecies, and updated info on the DNA issue. What the two books have in common are what they attempt to achieve and the fact that they are both divided into two major sections.
Section 1 addresses the basic problems which create and foster doubt as well as the assumptions which can turn into stumbling blocks when faced with challenging issues.
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If members can grasp the principals expressed in Section 1 they should be apply those principals to any LDS-critical argument they might encounter. In this and the other original version of this article, I think you intended "principle" but "principal" ended up in the text. I applaud this group's work from the bottom of my soul. Way to be "anxiously engaged in good works"! It is only a matter of time, as prophesied by Heber C. Kimball and others, that there is a major falling away in the SL valley.
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Maxwell In a group of Latter-day Saints who frequented the Mormon message boards of America Online found that they were responding to the same LDS-critical arguments over and over. Scott Vanatter September 17, In this and the other original version of this article, I think you intended "principle" but "principal" ended up in the text.
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