[ExI] Gazzumping the Dead

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 06:30:04 UTC 2008

2008/11/14 John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> John

This reminds me so much of the Soul Hunters in Babylon 5...


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