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Translation and the Adam Clarke Commentary @ Times & Seasons
  -  Kurt Manwaring has continued his interviews focusing on Joseph Smith’s translations...

BCC Late Summer Book Club: The Giant Joshua @ By Common Consent
  -  By Andrew Hall and Lynne Larson Welcome to the BCC Late Summer Book Club! For the next...

A Brief Note on Alma and Corianton @ Times & Seasons
  -  Alma the Younger strikes me as one of the sterner of the prophets, which makes sense if...

Joseph Smith’s Studies and Translations @ Times & Seasons
  -  It has been a big year for volumes that discuss Joseph Smith’s translation projects,...

A Footnote to the Extermination Order @ By Common Consent
  -  Missouri Executive Order 44, commonly known as the Mormon Extermination Order, includes...

What I miss about home church—and why I need to go back to sacrament meeting @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ve heard multiple people say how much they’ve enjoyed the last five months of home...

Reconsidering the Curse of Cain @ Times & Seasons
  -  Eugene England once shared an experience he had with the prominent Latter-day Saint...

The Metaphysics of Translation @ Times & Seasons
  -  Understanding the nature of Joseph Smith’s translation efforts is an important part of...

Review: Blythe’s Terrible Revolution @ By Common Consent
  -  A number of years ago, I wrote about the church culture of my youth: “I was born in...

Another BCC Press Sunstone Sale–All Ebooks $4.99. Are we nuts? @ By Common Consent
  -  In case you missed the memo, BCC Press has developed a new web site and unveiled it at...

BCC Press Is Thrilled to Announce: A New Book by Bob Rees @ By Common Consent
  -  By Common Consent is thrilled to announce our newest book–and our fourth book of...

Rep. John Lewis and Religious Freedom @ By Common Consent
  -  Yesterday and today, the late Representative John Lewis is lying in state at the Capitol....

A Small and Simple Quote @ Times & Seasons
  -  As I’ve been studying the “Come, Follow Me” material lately and talking about it...

What Does Pioneer Day Mean in 2020? @ By Common Consent
  -  Back when I lived in Utah, I found it obnoxious when other out-of-staters would dismiss...

The Wagon Box Prophecy and the Temples @ Times & Seasons
  -  History is a fascinating world to explore, with many twists and turns along the way as we...

Me and Donovan Mitchell @ By Common Consent
  -  The other day, Twitter recommended a bunch of topics for me to follow. And its...

Zerah Pulsipher: A Pioneer Day Reflection @ Times & Seasons
  -  In the movie version of the popular Harry Potter series, a father-figure to the titular...

A Deep Dive into the “Flyover Books” @ By Common Consent
  -  On page 72 of the Maxwell Institute’s newest Brief Theological Introductions book,...

A Q&A with the editors of Producing Ancient Scripture @ By Common Consent
  -  Two of the editors of the recently published Producing Ancient Scripture: Joseph...

First Vision Special Edition @ Times & Seasons
  -  Before I move on from discussing the First Vision, I wanted to share something that I...

“By his own admission”: a one-footnote review @ Times & Seasons
  -  John Hammond’s Quest for the New Jerusalem: A Mormon Generation Sagastates that Sidney...

It Matters Why the Church is Pro-Life @ Times & Seasons
  -  Edited with author’s note on the comments at end of post. Abortion is a hot-button...

Memory and the First Vision @ Times & Seasons
  -  How do we account for differences between the various accounts we have on record of the...

Quotes to accompany your Come Follow Me study – Alma 30-31 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This coming week’s Come, Follow Me lesson covers Alma 30-31. Here are a collection...

Notes on Book of Mormon Philology. Vb4. The utility of philology: Jacob and Sherem @ Times & Seasons
  -  Imagining the Book of Mormon as a complex work reflecting numerous steps of compilation...

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...

Pop Culture Friday: #WizardTeam @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Today I want to highlight one of my favorite podcasts: #WizardTeam by Black Girls...

Pop Culture Friday: Patina by Jason Reynolds @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Patina by Jason Reynolds  Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Patina Jones ain’t no junk....