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#BCCSundaySchool2019: “Behold, Thy King Cometh” @ By Common Consent
  -    Matthew 21–23; Mark 11; Luke 19–20; John 12 These passages cover Jesus’s...

Dialogue Editor Search Announcement @ By Common Consent
  -  Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought has long served as the journal of record for the...

Use Your Imagination @ By Common Consent
  -  Imagine that your worst failure, the most humiliating and traumatic episode of your life,...

The Unborn @ By Common Consent
  -  The appointment of conservative justice Bret Kavanaugh has emboldened some states to take...

Why Must All Life Live? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Once, as a kid, I sat on the front steps of our house, waiting for someone, I think. As I...

Fear Factor @ By Common Consent
  -  This guest post is by Heidi Naylor, who teaches English at Boise State University and...

Love: A Proclamation to the World @ By Common Consent
  -  Today’s Proclamation is courtesy of best-selling author Mette Ivie Harrison. I...

“What Lack I Yet?”: #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -  The readings for this lesson deal with a few different substantive topics: Marriage and...

The Image Returns: a review of George Handley, AMERICAN FORK @ By Common Consent
  -  Thanks to friend of BCC James Egan for this thoughtful review. Novels present unreal...

The Equality Act and Religious Freedom Exemptions @ By Common Consent
  -  This afternoon the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement...

Things that Aren’t Religious Freedom @ By Common Consent
  -  The right to be liked.The right to be respected.The right to be thought well of.The right...

Updates on the New Hymnbook @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s been nearly a year since the new core hymnbook was announced. While there have...

An International Church in an Isolationist Age @ Times & Seasons
  -  The most paranoid fantasies your persecution complex can dream up will probably come true...

God and Being @ Times & Seasons
  -  One of the big differences between our faith and traditional Christianity is over the...

Revelation by the rooster @ Times & Seasons
  -  It is a week after Easter now, and surely Petrus (Peter, the English call him, but I...

A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  When I was young, my parents would invite the Kelly’s over for dinner.  Dr. Kelly had...

10 Questions with Quincy Newell @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to have an other of our co-posts with Kurt Manwaring. This is 10...

On the Honor Code @ Times & Seasons
  -  Let me state my priors on the honor code. I think it’s an important set of rules...

Don’t Reform the Honor Code @ Times & Seasons
  -  The current round of dissatisfaction with the BYU honor code will hopefully result in...

Easter @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’m not big on religious holidays. I know some look at all the holy days of...

Some tips for your obituary @ Times & Seasons
  -  For some time, I’ve been writing obituaries for a secular educational institution...

Ethics and Mormon missionary work: what memoirs tell us @ Times & Seasons
  -  They are still teenagers, 18 or 19, and are sent out to change the lives of adults. The...

Grace and Cooperative Salvation @ Times & Seasons
  -  Since at least the time of Augustine of Hippo and Pelagius, western Christianity has been...

When God Changes Address @ Times & Seasons
  -    One of the many striking episodes in the life of the prophet Elijah is his...

Church Statistics 2019 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Now that the latest Church statistics are out everyone is putting up their analysis.[1]...

10 questions with Philip Barlow @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to have an other of our co-posts with Kurt Manwaring. This is 10...

Spanish Hymns and the Future Hymnbook @ Times & Seasons
  -  Recently, Walter van Beek wrote an interesting post on this blog about Global Mormonism....

Online Dating Series: Potential Pitfalls @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Things are zipping along, you’re going on meets and dates and maybe some of your...

Online Dating Series: Meet or Date Gone Wrong @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Since I stuck to the criteria I shared, it was really rare for a date to go wrong aside...

Online Dating Series: The Meet @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  How to know when to meet? I used several criteria. Does conversation flow naturally? Do...

Online Dating Series: First Contact @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I took it to heart that I should initiate contact when a profile caught my attention....

Online Dating Series: The Profile (Theirs) @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Many of the same things apply to looking at a potential’s profile as they do...

Online Dating Series: The Profile (Yours) @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It can be intimidating looking at that blank profile page you need to create to represent...

Online Dating Series: Setting Your Sites @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Knowing absolutely nothing about online dating sites to eventually becoming a monitor...

Online Dating Series- The Decision/Preparation @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Disclaimer– Up front, this series will probably piss off a few men (especially LDS...