Light and Truth: A Latter-day Saint Guide to World Religions

by Roger R. Keller

Lightandtruth

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Do we as Latter-day Saint Christians really need to know anything about other faiths? Do we not know all we need to know.

Sometimes in our ignorance of the true beliefs of our neighbors, we create our own skewed version of other faiths. If we are to be a world church, we need to understand and appreciate all the good that God has given to persons beyond the Latter-day Saint pale and to represent it accurately.

President George Albert Smith said to persons of other faiths:

We have come here as your brethren...and to say to you: "Keep all the good that you have, and let us bring to you more good, in order that you may be happier and in order that you may be prepared to enter into the presence of our Heavenly Father."

This book attempts to show the good that God has placed among his children and upon which the Restoration may build to bring more good. It is written in the spirit of seeking to appreciate all the good that each religion brings. At the same time, this book seeks to show what makes each religious tradition unique.

About the Author

Roger R. Keller

Roger R. Keller is a former holder of the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding and teaches comparative world religions. He is a convert to the LDS Church, having served as both a Presbyterian and a Methodist minister. His writing has focused on areas of interfaith dialogue and the Book of Mormon.

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He love the worlds,..that's why He sacrifice himself to save us who believed in him.
By , Submitted on 2017-03-06

I'm not and active members right now,.....of this Church ,......but My whole life I knew this church,...... Is very very true,......I cannot denied my testimony that Jesus is the Christ is son of God,....an He is the savior of the worlds,...And the Head of this Church,....He call a Prophet
Thomas .S. Monson,....to lead his Children's to the right way's of life.....I knew Thomas. S.Monson is a true Prophet of God..........I really love this church all my life's,.... An all there teaching of the gospel,....is very true and they follow the light of Christ.amen.
I hope that someday I will be back to the happiest life that I ever have before while I was in an Active member........My Lord, an My Savior.

Every Member should read!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I love this book! It gives me a chance to pause and see my brothers and sisters of different faiths through new eyes. We have a loving Father in Heaven and this gave me a chance to think of how he shows his love to all of his children. I also was able to think of my own faith with new insight. I will make sure my children read this before they leave on missions so they can arrive with a loving understanding of those they go to serve.

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