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Thoughts on the First Batch of New Hymns @ Times & Seasons
  -  I have wanted to share my thoughts on the first batch of hymns and songs released by the...

Wilford Woodruff and the Founding Fathers @ Times & Seasons
  -  While Wilford Woodruff has only one canonized document in Latter-day Saint scriptures...

Interesting Wikipedia Articles About Latter-day Saints @ Times & Seasons
  -  Martin Luther King Jr.’s Murderer, Ex-Mormon (according to Wikipedia) James Earl...

The Latter-day Saint Chicago Experiment @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Chicago Experiment was an effort to train some of the best teachers in the Church to...

Relationality and Creation @ By Common Consent
  -  In early June, I wrote about the way in which the LDS church’s understanding of the...

The Endowment and the Traditional Latin Mass: Beauty, Holiness, and Structure @ Times & Seasons
  -  Due to some things I’m involved in, I recently attended a Traditional Latin Mass...

All Indians Today Descend From Lehi @ Times & Seasons
  -  As the children of Lehi and Sariah intermarried with first Ishamel’s offspring and then...

No More Kings? @ By Common Consent
  -  Now the leader of those who were wroth against their brethren was a large and a strong...

Cutting-Edge Latter-day Saint Research, June 2024 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Greenhalgh, Spencer P., and Amy L. Chapman. ““Come for the Memes, Stay for...

Sien Hoornik, Vincent Van Gogh, and Making All Things New @ Times & Seasons
  -  Sorrow, a Van Gogh drawing of a pregnant Sien Hoornik Selling only one painting during...

Wedding Rings as Symbols @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ve attended my fair share of Latter-day Saint weddings in Utah and there is one...

Bright Spark: A Film on Trevor Southey, Art, Mormonism, and (Partial) Reconciliations @ By Common Consent
  -  Trevor Southey, a gay Mormon painter, sculptor, and artist of significant renown, passed...

Public schools should not post the Ten Commandments @ Times & Seasons
  -  Schools should post the Proclamation on the Family instead. Now it’s true that several...

In Praise of Grant Hardy’s Annotated Book of Mormon @ By Common Consent
  -  Kevin Barney commented on Grant Hardy’s marvelous annotated edition of The Book of...

I Was a Stranger (and You Supported Me) @ By Common Consent
  -  Last night, a friend sent me a New York Times article about Utah’s recent reaction...

On Living, Dead, and Future Prophets @ By Common Consent
  -  We have often said that a “living prophet is more important to us than a dead...

Relationality and Diversity @ By Common Consent
  -  “For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body,...

Plain and Precious Things? The Demotion of Mary Magdalene in John 11 @ By Common Consent
  -  So, 1 Nephi 13 has it about right: Some “plain and precious things” may well...

Did You Sing Any New Hymns on Sunday? @ By Common Consent
  -  As I wrote in my last post, the church was going to release a batch of songs from the...

Mission Age Change Revisited, or Why Aren’t Women Going Out the Same Time as Men? @ By Common Consent
  -  Twelve years ago, missionary ages changed for women and men and I noted how thrilled...

fMh Anniversary @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s been 19 years ago today that I founded fMh and started this wild beautiful ride. ...

Mental Health Professionals in Support of Natasha Helfer @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
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Come Follow Me “correction” As Harmful As Before @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Dear Latter-day Saints, The latest online correction to the Come Follow Me manual has me...

Authority, Scripture, and Social Location @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  By Margaret Olsen Hemming Over the last couple of years, I’ve described The Book of...

Pop Culture Friday: Justice In America @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s been awhile since I promo-ed a podcast.  Today I’m spotlighting a more serious...

Pop Culture Friday: Jane the Virgin @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  If you are looking for a binge-worthy TV show with fantastic characters, great acting, a...

Pop Culture Friday: Dread Nation @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Today’s (slightly late, sorry, the school year just started and my brain is mostly...

Pop Culture Friday: The Memory of Light and Disappeared @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I have a 2-in-1 recommendation for you today, two excellent books by Francisco X....

Pop Culture Friday: The Poet X @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I love a good slam poem, one full of emotion and power and truth.  One of the great...

Pop Culture Friday: The Witch Boy @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Aster’s family keeps to themselves.  They live in the woods outside of town and have...