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SATURDAY, AUG 25, 2012  |  4 comments  |  1 commentary
A Mormon Take on “Holy Underwear”
It is not uncommon for Latter-day Saints to hear jokes, ridicule and derisive remarks about the sacred underclothing Mormons wear. On late-night television, on blogs, on YouTube and the Internet one hears these garments referred to as “weird,” “bizarre,” or “magic” underwear, often accompanied by sniggers (or more likely guffaws) and rolled eyes. Because Mormons tend to be regarded as square rather than as simply quaint, media commentators have less compunction in mocking their sacred clothing than they would a Jewish yarmulke, a Sikh turban, or the mitre worn by Catholic bishops.

As someone who teaches religion, I am aware of how easy it is to ridicule the beliefs of others, to take what some believers consider sacred and make it seem silly or ridiculous. In my classes at Graduate Theological Union, I sometimes begin a course by showing clips of Hindu rat worshipers, Pentecostal handlers of ...


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Russ | Texas  Find all comments by Russ
Do you think they call it the Under Armor of God?
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christian man | ca  Find all comments by christian man
Jim--what are you trying to convey? Sound confusing.
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Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Belde--

Cults do go in for gadgetry and no matter what Mormons We're Christians just like you! or Catholics Is A Catholic Christian An Oxymoron?, they aren't.

The Catholics who belong to "I have the 'hots' for Mary" crowd will wear a brown scapular and other nonsense. Mary Worship -- Part 1

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Belde  Find all comments by Belde
"Thus, in wearing such garments, Latter-day Saints signify that they are putting on the new man or new woman or, in biblical language, the armor of God (Eph. 6:11)."

There is 'reading the Bible.'
Then
There is 'reading the Bible.'

When your underwear becomes the armour of God - then you really need to panic about the fiery darts of the wicked.

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