Letters to a Mormon Elder

Bethany House, 1993
ISBN: 155661344


Letters to a Mormon Elder is a series of personal letters written to a fictional Mormon missionary. Examining the teaching and theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the book brings a relational approach to material usually presented in textbook style. James White draws from his extensive apologetics ministry to thousands of Mormons in presenting the truth of Christianity. With well-defined arguments, James White provides readers with insight and understanding into: the Book of Mormon; the Prophecies, visions, and teachings of Joseph Smith; other major historical issues relevant to the claims of the LDS Church; and the theological implications of the doctrines of Mormonism.

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Key Features

  • Provides a relational approach to presenting the truth of Christianity
  • Discusses the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith and other issues relevant to the LDS Church
  • Presents a series of personal letters written to a fictional Mormon missionary


  • What Is Truth?
  • But It Is Translated Correctly!
  • Errors in God’s Word?
  • The Doctrine of God: One God or Many?
  • Elohim and Jehovah: One God
  • Latter-Day Revelation?
  • Further Tests of Joseph Smith, “the Prophet”
  • The Book of Mormon and the Book of Abraham
  • Come, Let Us Reason Together
  • Meet the Awesome God of the Bible
  • But the Bible Says
  • The Truth About Jesus Christ
  • The Atonement and the Priesthood of Christ
  • The Gospel of the Grace of God in Christ Jesus
  • Faith, Justification, and Works
  • Questions From a Friend
  • Grace, Grace, Grace
  • The Mission President Speaks

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About James R. White

James R. White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, an evangelical Reformed Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of more than 20 books and has engaged in numerous moderated debates. White serves as an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church.

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