Mormonism and culture/Attitude toward non-members/CriticalSources

Source(s) of the Criticism

  • Richard Abanes, One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), xxiv (HB) ( Index of claims )
  • The Utah Evangel 31 (March 1984): 6 insists the Church has "contempt for Christians."
  • Ed Decker and Dave Hunt, The God Makers (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1984),, 246. (Detailed review)
  • Bob McCue, "The Downside of Mormonism's 'We Are The Best' Attitude" post at, 24 Oct 2004 10:29 AM claims, as a former member, that the Church "encourages its followers to ignore or depreciate the lives of all non-believers." This ex-member claims that only following his apostasy did he "accept...that all others were as worthy as I am. So...I held myself aloof from the rest of mankind as a result of my Mormon conceit."