27 Dec '11, 11pm

Why Mormons Don't Drink Coffee or Tea: Have you noticed that most followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat...

Have you noticed that most followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) commonly called Mormons, don't drink coffee or tea? You'll see them enjoying herbal teas (tisanes), hot cider, and many true believers even drink caffeinated soda. The casual observer may jump to the conclusion that this is 1) a law, 2) must have something to do with caffeine. Neither is accurate. This article goes into detail to explain the historical significance, context, and modern interpretation of the prohibition/exhortation against coffee and tea for Mormons.

Full article: http://www.ineedcoffee.com/08/mormons-coffee/

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