Fuller president offers comments in light of lukewarm Evangelical views of Mitt Romney
A piece authored by President Richard Mouw, “What I’ve Learned about Mormons
,” ran in the Washington Post’s “Guest Voices” blog on June 17, 2012.
With many Evangelicals reluctant to embrace Mitt Romney’s presidential candidacy because of his Mormon faith, Dr. Mouw writes about Evangelical “anti-Mormon sentiment” and about his own observations in dialogue with the LDS church.
"We agree that many of our theological differences go deep," he writes of the Mormon leaders he has gotten to know, "but we also have seen some important areas where we have misunderstood each other."
“Nothing that I have learned about Mormonism in the past twelve years of serious engagement with Mormon life and thought leads me to question the ability of a Mormon to serve as president,” writes Mouw. There is, in fact, “one issue on which I wish that he were a better Mormon—his church leaders have expressed a much more humane approach to immigration issues than his stated positions on the subject.”
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