An attempt to discredit brian hales as a scholar case study. Always defend the prophets lets return to that testimony and see if anything snow says contradicts what jeremy reported in the ces letter. Chapter 3 book of mormon translation concerns 15 joseph smith used a rock in a hat to translate the book of mormon. Closer inspection reveals that this difference does not represent withinspecies morphological var. Brian hales and joseph smiths prenauvoo accusations. Bryan hales is an experienced firstchair trial lawyer with a focus on patent and trade secret litigation. Jeremy runnells, author of the letter to a ces director also known as ces letter was summoned to a church court in his home stake in american. Petersons some reflections on that letter to a ces director. I make no claim to have verified any of the evidence runnells presents.
Log in or sign up for facebook to connect with friends, family and people you know. Brian hales seems absolutely fine with the relationships coerced by a man with political and religious power over women into. Instead of actually addressing any questions they usually just sidestepdismiss them by either claiming something doesnt cover 100% of the book of mormon see book of mormon name parallels chart. The ces letter, a closer look wherein brian hales examines claims posted by jeremy runnells in his letter to a ces director. A faithful reply to the ces letter from a former ces employee pdf. The ces letter is one of the greatest things that has ever happened to the lds church, and they dont even realize it.
Do not use ces letter or letter to a ces director or imply that its a sequel example. An attempt to portray fairmormon as delusional, dishonest and deceptive the interpreter foundation responds to these questions jeff lindsays coping with the big list of attacks on the lds faith daniel c. The generations after the manifesto received the best book of 2007 award from the john whitmer historical association. And when you want to do more, subscribe to acrobat pro. Only covers 11% of names so no biggy, by giving a shitton of disconnected possible explanations see horses for example. Do not set up or offer ces letter for mass print on or any other printers. The letter to a ces director expresses multiple concerns about the the truthfulness of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Im guessing, like the ces letter, you skimmed briefly through brian s site too, dustin. Debunking the cesletter, super annotated fairmormon.
Runnells has rebooted his 20 letter to a ces director. Are you confused by the information in jeremy runnells letter to a ces director. A forum for exmormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the mormon church. English, a mental image of a page appeared in his sight which, of course, takes place in the brain. Adam millers letter to a ces student response to the ces letter. Jeremy runnells the new expert on joseph smiths polygamy. Many book of mormon names and places are strikingly. After reading jeremys letter, the director promised him a response. Brian hales shares information to rebut the ces letter the latest aggregated tract critical of lds truth claims. Name of ces director removed, thank you for responding to my grandfathers request to answer my concerns and questions and for offering your time with me. Perhaps his most prominent work, thus far, is modern polygamy and mormon fundamentalism.
Bamboozled by the ces letter shaken faith syndrome. Lds scholars weigh in on the merits of his arguments. Ces letter my search for answers to my mormon doubts. Debunking fairmormon letter to a ces director table of. What fairmormon fails to mention is my public statements that i will provide a response to brian c. He insists that my lengthy reply to his ces letter is nothing but jokes and insults. If you click on the button below, it will open the pdf in a new browser tab. Rebuttal to mormon polygamy apologist brian hales part i, part ii, part iii and part iv rebuttals to mormon apologist kevin christensen. His letter to a ces director was just that, a letter to ask questions that went viral. A reply to jeremy runnells ces letter which has damaged faith of many. Italian translation of the ces letter pdf and html some redesign and adjustment of current website to accommodate new versions, translations and audio of ces letter. Besides, how does dustin know how much time joseph had or didnt have for sex.
Brian hale, i would like to extend my gratitude, to you and your staff, for a job well done maintaining your best and most tenured employees. Brian is arguably the single greatest expert on joseph smiths polygamy. A faithful reply to the ces letter from a former ces. Brian hales studies circular dichroism, crystal structure, and molecular structure. Jeremy runnells was offered an opportunity to discuss his own doubts with a director of the church educational system ces and was assured that his doubts could be resolved. Directories to mass email members with the ces letter pdf attached. Brian spent much time not only answering polygamyrelated questions within the ces letter, but was very efficient in responding to all other claims. Historical accounts referring to the relationship of joseph smith and fanny alger to date, nineteen different references to the joseph smithfanny alger relationship have been identified in the historical record. Brian hales buddhism byu ces letter cognitive dissonance dating exmormon exmormon exmormons fair mormon history joseph smith lds lds charity lds church leaving mormonism love meditation mormon mormonism mormons poem polygamy post mormon prayer prophet relationships science sex spirit temple testimony the church of. In brian hale s latest blog post he first mocks jeremy for not being an expert when jeremy never claimed to be as much. Criticism of mormonismonline documentsletter to a ces director.
Walker hale, focus on an island rule may hide morphological disparity in insular plants. It is published by kenneth glyn hales, secretary of the hales genealogical society from 1970 through 1981 and the hales family history society since 1995. Letter app 5 ea officer designation letter app 6 ea daily event schedule app 7 esf 15 daily communications summary case study 2017 hurricane maria app 8 information update annex b, governmental affairs intergovernmental affairs state, local, tribal, and territorial purposebackground quick summary mission. My aim is to present as succinctly as possible the most important arguments from that document, as i understand them. We ask him the hard questions fast and furious and he does a great job. Brian hales points out in the above video starting at 4. Letter to a ces director the interpreter foundation.
This became very popular very fast and within a couple years he had over 100,000 downloads. Answering the ces letter 15 17 the late war brian hales pt. If mormonism is all truth, then the brethren should be rushing to switch all quads out for copies of the ces letter any day now. Hales, is the author of six books dealing with polygamy, most recently the threevolume, joseph smiths polygamy. The hales newsletter contains current events, historical sketches and genealogical information pertaining to the hales family. Join facebook to connect with brian hales and others you may know. Its essentially a book, and not a short book, so i dont expect that everyone will want that much ces letter in their lives in a single dose. Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time. Installments in the series run every monday and can also be found on the fairmormon youtube channel pages 43 and 44 of the ces letter contain a discussion of the kinderhook plates, which were an 1843 attempt to deceive joseph. Is the work of brian hales taken seriously by mormon.
The ces letter, a closer look brian hales examines claims posted by jeremy runnells in his letter to a ces director. Historical accounts referring to the relationship of. Criticism of mormonismonline documentsletter to a ces. It is needless for me to express my regret that you isaac russell remain so long from the body of the church you who have been so very zealous for the cause of christ you who have been willing to sacrifice all things for the building up of the kingdom in the last days read the book of mormon and you will find that joseph has not fallen he has not done his work yet and if he sins is there no. Do not sell, print or offer existing ces letter or your new work for profit or commercial purposes. The ces letter at a crossroads newer editions and what. You link to brian haless page as your source, where hales points out that. Brian hales on his website same source dustin uses ouch. Letter sent to brian hale regarding my lay off november, 2007 dear mr. Brian hales uses supposition and deception to accuse an. The author of a letter to a ces director attempts to discredit brian hales as a scholar without addressing his work. Please go ahead and tell me that neither of them are respected mormon. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Like i said, if you seriously want to discuss the claims of the ces letter, or brian hales polygamy, let me know.
Lorenzo snow is the one that is inaccurate and not credible as is the sycophantic brian hales. Debunking fairmormon letter to a ces director response. If you rightclick on it, you can choose to download it directly to your own computer. He has won jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations first chair. A millennials brief guide to the ces letter zelph on. Answering the ces letter 15 17 the late war brian hales. Hales to claim that jeremy is neither accurate nor credible. Getting debunked by your boy brian hales on the same source youre using for your own pet theory has got to hurt.
Jeremy runnells is probably a heck of a lot smarter than most humans. Half a brain and a bit of logic lead you away from it pretty quickly. The ces letter is one of the greatest things that has ever happened to the lds church, and. Fairmormon, brian hales, and the ces letter a closer look. Only with adobe acrobat reader you can view, sign, collect and track feedback, and share pdfs for free. He received his medical degree from the university of utah and did his. The ces letter is a compilation of the most common attacks on the church. In 20, jeremy runnells at the request of a ces director wrote a letter documenting the issues he found with the lds church.
He later published this in a pdf on his website, which is now known as the ces letter. Jeremy runnells was offered an opportunity to discuss his own doubts with a director of the church educational system ces. Ces letter is one latterday saints honest quest to get official answers from the lds church on its troubling origins, history, and practices. Michael quinn, fairmormon, dan vogel, brian hales, brent metcalfe, dialogue. Dad and grandpa and uncle bob here and there attach the pdf to emails.
We sit down with brian hales, lds author of joseph smiths polygamy we ask him about the 11 occasions where joseph was accused of sexual impropriety. We sit down with brian hales, lds author of joseph smiths polygamy. Thats something ive wanted to do for quite some time, as my original pdf is. Criticism of mormonismonline documentsletter to a ces director mormonism. A millennials brief guide to the ces letter zelph on the shelf. The irrational world of brian hales polygamy part 3. Installments in the series run every monday and can also be found on the fairmormon youtube channel. Debunking fairmormon letter to a ces director response to.531 813 558 573 1101 271 19 1445 1294 1334 1352 611 459 1282 528 1328 190 1399 193 468 1056 793 1377 936 230 379 47 128 211 1347 585 1218 453 859 1338