LDS Apostles Meeting with National Media

LDS Apostles Meeting with National Media

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Tom Callan, KSL Newsradio It's "meet the press" time for two LDS apostles who want the media to take a second look at the faith.

BYU religion professor Matthew Richardson says the idea is not necessarily to win converts, but to open eyes. "It's not an easy task," Richardson said.

Elders M. Russell Ballard and Quentin L. Cook explained the LDS view of restoration and doctrine of the trinity with the editorial boards of USA Today and The Washington Post. "To be able to use terms in ways that people can understand matters of faith, which are not always tangible," Richardson said.

Richardson says the idea is for the media to have new reference points when they report on the LDS Church.

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