What's the difference between Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormonism?
Mormonism and Jehovah's Witnesses are two well-known religions in the United States. While there are significant differences between the two faiths, there are also similarities. For example, the religions were founded within approximately 50 years of each other in the 1800's on the American East Coast, both began with founders who were dissatisfied with orthodox Christianity, and adherents of both faiths participate in missionary activities.
Yet Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses don't believe the same things about God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. They disagree strongly on the nature of the afterlife, on the importance of religious holidays, and they have different sacred books.
The chart below is intended to help the reader to organize the convictions of these two religions and links lead to more in-depth articles.
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