- Staple Bound: 12 pages
- Publisher: R.D. Starling (1984)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0006YLMF2
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Errors, distortions and untruths in the movie "The Godmakers" Staple Bound – 1984
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Robert Starling is a Latter-day Saint apologist (and, I believe, an LDS film director). In this 12-page 1984 publication, he criticizes the book The God Makers: A Shocking Expose of What the Mormon Church Really Believes by Ex-Mormon Ed Decker and Christian apologist Dave Hunt, and the corresponding movie God Makers (DVD).
Starling begins this publication by stating, "The movie 'The Godmakers' is described by a multi-denominational group, the National Conference of Christians and Jews, as 'making extensive use of "half-truth", faulty generalizations, erroneous interpretations, and sensationalism. It is not reflective of the genuine spirit of the Mormon faith.' Unable to accept this assessment, the supporters of this film have demanded specific examples of the above-mentioned faults. The following is a partial list of such specifics in the approximate order that they are found in the film."
Here are some additional quotations from the pamphlet:
"The Mormon 'gods' were said to have 'worked their way up' to become gods. This is alien to LDS theology. While we believe that we are the 'offspring of God'... In each case the potential is there, but it is GOD who must work the miracle. HE is the only 'Godmaker'!" (Pg. 1)
"To demean God's biblical command to 'be fruitful and multiply' by referring to 'endless Celestial sex' is an example of the tasteless sensationalism decried by the National Council of Christians and Jews..." (Pg.Read more ›