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Baptist’s BYU visit marks thaw in Mormon-evangelical cold war

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The recent evangelical appearances in Utah have sparked online debates, with some welcoming them and others warning they hurt traditional Christianity. A moderator for the unofficial LDS.net who calls himself "prisonchaplain" concluded the meetings were more civil than groundbreaking.

"As far as ‘fruit’ goes," he said, "these events sure beat the cold theological wars of the past."

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And there’s more to come: Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias, who spoke at the Mormon Tabernacle in 2004, will be at BYU in January, followed by a second appearance by Mohler in February.

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