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Rebel Girls in a Boys Club Church @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  There was an advertisement going around Facebook, for the book Goodnight Stories for...

Heavenly Mother is a Black Woman: Exploring a Mormon Womanism @ By Common Consent
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A Mormon’s Guide to Trinity Lutheran @ By Common Consent
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Amici Curiae Brief by Scholars of Mormonism Opposed to Trump’s Refugee and Immigrant Ban @ By Common Consent
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Calling all callings @ Times & Seasons
  -  All of the units in our stake (they call it a “ring” here in Belgium) have been...

What She Said @ By Common Consent
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The False Dichotomies of Membership @ Times & Seasons
  -  One thing I’ve noticed a lot is people creating simple divisions of people within...

Looking for God in All the Cool Places @ By Common Consent
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“Hold me!” @ By Common Consent
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Obligatory #TaxDay Post @ By Common Consent
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2nd Missionary Month: Still Waiting for the Gift of Tongues @ By Common Consent
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LDS Easter Service Roll Call @ By Common Consent
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Prayer for Easter Morning @ By Common Consent
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Easter Traditions @ Times & Seasons
  -  Back home Easter was nearly as big a holiday as Christmas. I was quite shocked when first...

Through faith and doubt, I’ll walk with you @ Times & Seasons
  -  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons I was invited to speak at a recent Relief Society...

Certain Women @ Times & Seasons
  -  Last week at General Conference, President Burton delivered a talk titled “Certain...

The Hugh of St. Victor option @ Times & Seasons
  -  I have never read Rod Dreher and have no particular insight on how American conservative...

Defensiveness for Doubt @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The “caring” version: Person A: You know, I’m not really sure about...

Sunday Afternoon General Conference, April 2017 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Conducting: President Uchtdorf Choir: Come Rejoice Invocation Choir: More Holiness Give...

Sunday Morning General Conference, April 2017 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Conducting: Henry B. Eyring Choir: Now Let Us Rejoice Invocation: Sister Neil...

Converts per missionary revisited @ Times & Seasons
  -  Last year around this time I had one of my first posts here at T&S on an analysis of...

Saturday Afternoon General Conference, April 2017 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Conducting: Henry B. Eyring Sustaining Vote: President Uctdorf RS General Presidency and...

Book Review: Worth The Wrestle @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I was sent an advance copy of Worth The Wrestle by Sheri Dew to review.  The book is not...

Saturday Morning General Conference April 2017 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’ll try to get at least the general message of the talks, but please comment and...

Conference Predictions & Discussion @ Times & Seasons
  -  Any conference predictions out there? I’m pretty bad with predictions but here are...

What You Can Do To Stop Russia @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  We can finally say it without being pegged as conspiracy theorists: Russia interfered in...

Let’s Talk About Sorcery @ Times & Seasons
  -  Borrowing the title from my good friends at BCC, let’s talk about sorcery, another...

Utah Keeping the The American Dream Alive @ Times & Seasons
  -  There was a gushing story about Utah and particularly the Mormon influence there in...

Shape of Agency Part 2 @ Times & Seasons
  -  In my last post I went through the foundational metaphor for agency in the scriptures. I...

Three big things (and some little things) this lifelong Mormon learned from Matt Bowman’s history of the Church @ Times & Seasons
  -  How do you tell the story of a 200-year-old movement in a single volume? In the summer of...

The 2 Timothy 1:7 test @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’ve thought a lot in the past how I do not want to live my life out of fear....

Mixed Messages @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This past week, the church released on its Youtube channel a sweet video clip about a...

How studying the humanities helps me avoid faith crises: notes on deutero-Isaiah in the Book of Mormon @ Times & Seasons
  -  Clark’s post and his links to David Bokovoy’s discussion of deutero-Isaiah at...

The Shape of Agency Part 1 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Agency is one of the most fundamental concepts in LDS thought. Often people confuse...

“Neither Shall There Be Any More Pain”: Trials and Their Purpose @ Times & Seasons
  -  This is a talk I gave in sacrament meeting on March 12, 2017. The topic was “Trials...