LDS FAIR conference: Questioning is part of gaining maturity and wisdom

by | Aug. 16, 2013

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While it is not feasible to try to argue someone back into the Church, “we can help inoculate members against LDS-critical arguments through better education, and, for those whose testimonies are faltering, we can set the record straight on false anti-LDS claims or offer logical alternative views which fit into the framework of belief,” Michael R. Ash said in his FAIR conference address August 1.

Brother Ash originated the term “shaken faith syndrome” in 2008 to apply to Church members whose faith has been disrupted or damaged when they have encountered material that is negatively critical of the Church and its teachings. A book he authored by that title is entering its second edition.

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