No more Mr. Nice Mormon?

Jul 29, 2012
source: Deseret News

Photo from Deseret News.

MR says: LDS scholars speak on the reaction to the Bloomberg Businessweek story on the LDS Church's finances.

Does the LDS Church's official response to Bloomberg Businessweek's recent story on Mormon finances signal a new approach to public outreach by the church that has a reputation for being nice?

Or, as comic Jon Stewart might say, "No more Mr. Nice Mormon."

The reaction to the Businessweek story — particularly the magazine's cover illustration that parodied a C.C.A. Christensen drawing of Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery receiving the Aaronic Priesthood from John the Baptist, was swift and pointed.

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