[ExI] Gazzumping the Dead

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 15:04:13 UTC 2008

stathis wrote:

> I can't quite grasp this: wouldn't a Jew who believed that Mormon
> proxy baptism actually *does* something thereby be a believer in the
> Mormon faith? Or are they just worried that it's secular insult?

The latter is the case but I do see your point about the former (and so do
many other people!).   The Roman Catholics are another group which is
bothered by the Mormon practice of vicarious baptism for the dead.  And
their leadership has asked their members to withhold genealogical records
and vital statistics from Mormon family history researchers.

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