ROMNEY PREPS RELIGION SPEECH

This should be interesting. Excerpts have already been given to the press. Notably missing from the excerpts is Romney's frequent claim that all American religions flow from the same "Judeo-Christian" tradition. Some have criticized Romney for trying to tie his Mormon religion too closely to that of evangelicals and other Christians. (ABC News)

Dr. Albert Mohler hits a home run: “I do not believe that Mormonism leads to salvation. To the contrary, I believe that it is a false gospel that, however sincere and kind its adherents may be, leads to eternal death rather than to eternal life. Indeed, I believe that Mormonism is a prime example of what the Apostle Paul warned the Church to reject – "a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you" [Galatians 1:8-9]. And thus I must end where I began. Mormonism is not just another form of Christianity – it is incompatible with "traditional Christian orthodoxy." But he also notes “The debate has never been about whether Mormons are good Americans or would make good neighbors. I dare say that most American Evangelicals and traditional Roman Catholics would find more in common with Mormons in terms of child-rearing, sexual morality, the protection of marriage and family, and a host of other issues, than they would with liberal Catholics or liberal Protestants.” (AlbertMohler.com)