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Did early LDS leaders denounce Christianity

Summary: It is claimed that Latter-day Saints have "admitted" that they are not Christian, since LDS leaders spent decades denouncing mainstream Christianity. It is only recently that LDS leaders have attempted to identify themselves as Christian and that the "ongoing condemnation of Christianity" is "built into the very core of Mormonism as a central tenet."

Accusations that Latter-day Saints aren't Christians

Summary: It is claimed that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are not "Christian." A related claim is that the Church has only recently begun to portray itself as "Christian" in order to gain adherents.