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Mere Simulation: A Review of ‘Freud’s Last Session’

Mere Simulation: A Review of ‘Freud’s Last Session’

This is an online  article from the Christian Research Journal. When you  support the Journal, you join the team and help provide the resources at equip.org that minister to people worldwide. These resources include our ever-growing database of over 1,500 articles, as...

What’s the problem with pornography?

What’s the problem with pornography?

By Hank Hanegraaff Sexually explicit images are as near as the click of a mouse. Consequently, pornography has become pandemic. As Joe Dallas has aptly noted, pornography is not only an enslaving addiction and a violation of marriage vows but a precursor to...

The Christian Self for Troubled Times: From Random to Redeemed

The Christian Self for Troubled Times: From Random to Redeemed

This is an online  article from the Christian Research Journal. This is also the first in a new and ongoing column from Doug Groothius entitled, “Cultural Critique”. ​When you  support the Journal, you join the team and help provide the resources at equip.org that...

Is There a Gospel in the Stars?

Is There a Gospel in the Stars?

By Hank Hanegraaff Over the years I have observed an alarming trend toward what I call “magic apologetics.” In place of an emphasis on such great apologetic verities as the creation of the cosmos, the resurrection of Christ, and the inspiration of Scripture, we are...

Why Are Corrupted Flood Accounts Significant?

Why Are Corrupted Flood Accounts Significant?

Adapted from Creation Answer Book by Hank Hanegraaff  With all their failings, corrupted accounts of the Flood—such as the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Epic of Atrahasis, and the even older Eridu Genesis—are yet a significant treasure. First, similarities between the...

The Satanic Temple Abortion Clinic: A Critical Assessment

The Satanic Temple Abortion Clinic: A Critical Assessment

This is an online  article from the Christian Research Journal. When you  support the Journal, you join the team and help provide the resources at equip.org that minister to people worldwide. These resources include our ever-growing database of over 1,500 articles, as...

What is the L-E-G-A-C-Y Reading Plan?

What is the L-E-G-A-C-Y Reading Plan?

By Hank Hanegraaff  Make no mistake. Reading through the Bible—particularly in a year’s time—is a daunting proposition. Thus, the Legacy Reading Plan is strategically designed to empower you to “eat the elephant” one book at a time. The format is specifically...

How Can We Distinguish Between Genuine and Counterfeit Revival?

How Can We Distinguish Between Genuine and Counterfeit Revival?

By Hank Hanegraaff In genuine revivals, one characteristic stands out above all the others: the passion to communicate the love, joy, and peace that only Christ can bring to the human heart. In stark contrast, counterfeit revival traffics in all that appeals to the...

Best of BAM: The Firstborn Over All Creation, and Q&A

Best of BAM: The Firstborn Over All Creation, and Q&A

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Q&A: Israel, the Son of Man, and Old Testament Prophecy

Q&A: Israel, the Son of Man, and Old Testament Prophecy

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The Book of Mormon’s Credibility

Click Here to listen In the early 1800s, 1823 to be exact, the angel Moroni allegedly visited Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and divulged the location of some golden plates which contained the "fullness of the everlasting gospel." The plates abridged by Moroni and his...

Mormonism: Mormonism and the Claim to Restoration

MORMONS AND RESTORATION- Introduction Mormons claim that there was a falling away from the faith after the death of the Apostles. Does this mean that the church needed to be restored through Mormonism? MORMONS AND RESTORATION- The Church Corrupted? Joseph Smith, the...

The Basics Of Mormonism

The saga of Mormonism began in 1820, when a young man named Joseph Smith, Jr., purportedly expe­rienced a spectacular vision. Two celestial personages appeared to him, claiming all existing churches were wrong, all their creeds were an abomination, and all their...

Mormon Temple: Mormon Temple Rituals

MORMON TEMPLE RITUALS- Introduction Temples play a central role in Mormonism. What exactly happens inside these somewhat mysterious structures?  What are these Mormon Temple Rituals? MORMON TEMPLE RITUALS- Necessary for Godhood Only after meeting certain requirements...

Is Mormonism Christian?

Is Mormonism Christian?

By Hank Hanegraaff The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was birthed in 1820 by an alleged vision in which two celestial personages appeared to Joseph Smith claiming all existing churches were wrong, all their creeds were an abomination, and all their...

Befriending Mormons

Hank answers a question from a child who is wondering whether or not it is okay for Christians to have Mormon friends. http://www.equip.org, 1-888-7000-CRI

The Fallacies of Mormonism

Despite the claims of Mormonism, Hank explains why there cannot be new extra-biblical revelations, as well as the lacking archaeological and anthropological evidence for the Book of Mormon. http://www.equip.org, 1-888-700-0274

Mormon and the Negro

Mormon and the Negro

Fall 1978 Contents: Feature Articles: The Mormon Church and the Negro: Preisthood Issues by Marian Bodine Book Review: The Clergyman and the Psychiatrist: When to Refer by Robert Mason et al., reviewed by Howard Pepper  

Mormonism And Polygamy

The Mormon church is well known for its equivocations. The new and everlasting covenant of plural marriage is perhaps the best example of Mormon equivocation. Under threat of exile to Mexico the Mormon church officially abolished polygamy in the earthly realm in 1890....

Witnessing to Mormons

WITNESSING TO MORMONS- Introduction Are there some practical strategies for dealing with Mormonism? What’s the best way to witness to Mormons? WITNESSING TO MORMONS- Getting Started Harry L. Ropp, a Christian author who, by the way, served as a missionary to Mormons,...

Are Mormons Christians?

ARE MORMONS CHRISTIANS- Introduction Better known as Mormons, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now numbers over 9 million members in almost 130 territories around the globe. Are they really the true followers of Jesus Christ as they claim to be? ARE...

Are Mormons Christians?

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 15, number 2 (Fall 1992). For more information about the Christian Research Journal click here.   A Summary critique of Are Mormons Christians? Stephen E. Robinson (Bookcraft, 1991) Although a...

Are Mormons and Muslims Apples and Oranges?

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 28, number 4 (2005). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS When it comes to stereotypical caricatures, Islam and Mormonism...

Is the Book of Mormon Credible?

This article first appeared in the Ask Hank column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 28, number 3 (2005). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “I am astonished that you are so quickly...

Is the Book of Mormon credible?

Is the Book of Mormon credible?

By Hank Hanegraaff In 1823, the angel Moroni allegedly visited Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and divulged the location of some golden plates containing the “fullness of the everlasting gospel.” These plates—abridged by Moroni and his father, Mormon, fourteen hundred...

What about the millennium?

What about the millennium?

By Hank Hanegraaff Multitudes today hold to the belief that there will be a thousand-year semi-golden age following the second appearing of Jesus Christ. As such, they suppose they will be resurrected in glorified bodies to once again experience a fallen world—and...

Mormonism: Christian, Cult, or ???

Mormonism: Christian, Cult, or ???

This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 35, number 03 (2012). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to:...

How to Witness to a Mormon

Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the Bible Answer Man broadcast, talks with Jeff who wants to know how to witness to Mormons about the nature of God. Connect with Hank Hanegraaff, the Christian Research Institute (CRI) and the Christian Research Journal     DAILY...

The God of Mormonism, and Q&A

The God of Mormonism, and Q&A

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (02/10/20), Hank continues his series of monologues on Mormonism, today focusing on the God of Mormonism. Hank gives listeners the top three things you ought to know about the God of Mormonism. Upon examining what Mormonism...

Mormon Document Discoveries

Mormon Document Discoveries

1986 Winter Contents: Feature Articles: The New Myth: Outline of New Age Ideology by Elliot Miller Document Discoveries Shake Mormon Foundations by Wally Tope To Every Muslim an Answer by Joseph Gudel Witnessing Tips: Is There a Higher, More Spiritual Interpretation...

Mormonism and the Question of Truth

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 15, number 1 (Summer 1992). For more information about the Christian Research Journal click here.   SUMMARY  The Mormon concept of, and approach to, the subject of truth is radically different...

Book of Mormon Word Change

This article first appeared in the News Watch column of the Christian Research Journal, volume31, number3 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org A recent word change to the introduction of the Book...

The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins Of Power

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 18, number 4 (Spring 1996). For more information about the Christian Research Journal click here.   Review of The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power D. Michael Quinn (Signature Books, 1994) This...

Pinning Down Mormon Doctrine

This article first appeared in the Volume 23 / Number 3 issue of the Christian Research Journal. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Part One A significant difficulty when witnessing to a member of the...

An Alternative Approach to Reaching Mormons

This Effective Evangelism column first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 17, number 4 (Spring 1995). For more information about the Christian Research Journal click here.   In your attempts to reach Mormons with the historical gospel of...

The Mormon View of Salvation: A Gospel That Is Truly Impossible

The Mormon View of Salvation: A Gospel That Is Truly Impossible

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian...