Tuesday, April 7, 2015

List of Science Issues in Mormonism

A Few of the Science Issues in Mormonism

1. Very conflicting statements have been made by church leaders about evolution.
Wikipedia Article

2. The LDS Church still claims that there was a universal flood.
Ensign Article

3. The church cannot get past the idea that Noah had some of every animal on the ark.
Bible Dictionary - Noah

4. The church has never fully accepted birth control.
Mormon Think

5. The church refuses to acknowledge that coffee isn't bad.
13 Benefits of Coffee

6. The church refuses to enforce many of the good things about the Word of Wisdom.... Grains, little meat, herbs of the field etc.
D&C Section 89

7. Ether 15: 31 And it came to pass that after he had smitten off the head of Shiz, that Shiz raised up on his hands and fell; and after that he had struggled for breath, he died
MRM Commentary

8. A Nephite family with few men could find food, survive, smelt iron, build tools and build a trans-oceanic boat in a year.
Mormon Expression - How to Build a Ship

9. Horses, cows, oxen in the Book of Mormon
Anachronisms in the Book of Mormon

10. Steel swords and armor in the Book of Mormon
Anachronisms in the Book of Mormon

11. The impossible idea that the language changing at the Tower of Babel really happened.
Ensign Article

12. The idea that the Earth is 7000 years old.
D&C Section 77

13. Abraham 3:13. This is Shinehah, which is the sun. And he said unto me: Kokob, which is star. And he said unto me: Olea, which is the moon. And he said unto me: Kokaubeam, which signifies stars.
Fair Mormon Commentary

14, Nephi has a thought come into his head and decides to cut off the head of Laban with a sword.  He wasn't visited by an angel.  It says that "The Spirit" told him to do that.
Rational Faith

15. DNA and Book of Mormon
LDS essay on Topic

16. Often taught the dinosaurs were put on Earth by the Devil
My Summary

18. Adam and Eve are the parents of all humanity.
Mormon Think Article

19. Masturbation causes homosexuality
Article on Miracle of Forgiveness

20. Mark Hoffman Forgeries were accepted by the Prophets
Talk by Dallin Oaks

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