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The Sunk Cost Fallacy @ By Common Consent
  -  I’m sure most of you are familiar with the sunk cost fallacy. For those who are...

D&C 76 and 1 Cor 15 @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s no doubt that the three kingdoms in D&C 76 have terminology related to...

Environmentalism is a Christian Issue @ By Common Consent
  -  I remember growing up thinking that one of the worst possible things you could do was...

Gospel Scarcity and Abundance @ By Common Consent
  -  This is a guest post by Fashion Chavez-Rabe. Fashion has been slowly migrating north for...

Joseph Smith’s Sermons: MHA 2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  One of the sessions at the Mormon History Association this year (Boise, Idaho, June 2018)...

Letters to a Beleaguered SCMC Member @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Dear Member of the Strengthening Church Membership Committee, Your name is really long....

Lesson #27: The Influence of Wicked and Righteous Leaders #BCCSundaySchool2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  1 Kings 12-14; 2 Chronicles 17 In this week’s reading, the Old Testament finally enters...

What is Neo-Apologetics? @ Times & Seasons
  -  Over at Wheat and Tares there was an interesting post on neo-apologetics. I’ll...

The Rest of the Lord @ By Common Consent
  -  I recent read Adam Miller’s new book, “An Early Resurrection”, a book I...

Lesson 26: “King Solomon: Man of Wisdom, Man of Foolishness.” #BCCSundaySchool2018 @ By Common Consent
  -    This week’s lesson overviews the life of David’s successor and son,...

Spiritual Anchors @ By Common Consent
  -  The Sea of Faith Was once, too, at the full, and round earth’s shore Lay like the folds...

Active Listening and Fred Rogers @ By Common Consent
  -  About 15 years ago, the topic of Active Listening was all the rage in corporate training....

Missionaries and European privacy laws @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Court of Justice of the EU just ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses must obtain consent...

Book Review: Antelope Woman @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   “They dance together in a line, murmuring in swift, low voices, smiling carefully as...

Suffer the Children @ Times & Seasons
  -  “Jesus and the Angry Babies,” by Brian Kershisnik. Image courtesy of...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 9: The 1985 Hymns @ Times & Seasons
  -  The dissolution of the hymnbook committee in the late 1970s brought the work of preparing...

Isaiah in 2 Nephi FHE Project @ By Common Consent
  -  This Sunday’s GD lesson is going to be on the Psalms, and our teacher asked me to...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 8: The Hymnbook that Never Was @ Times & Seasons
  -  Increased oversight by Church leaders caused by the Correlation movement brought the...

Fair Mormon Conference @ Times & Seasons
  -  The 20th Fair Mormon Conference will be August 1-3 at the Utah Valley Convention Center....

The History of LDS Hymnbooks Part 7: The 1948 Hymns: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints @ Times & Seasons
  -  Sometimes musicians (both in our tradition and others) think of themselves, more or less,...

Vashti: A Story Correlation Forgot @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  While going through Primary and Young Women’s, I heard the story of Esther fairly...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 6: The Latter-day Saint Hymns @ Times & Seasons
  -  In the early 20th century, the LDS Church formed an official music committee of...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 5: The Sunday School Hymnals @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Sunday School played a prominent role in the development of LDS hymns during the late...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 4: Latter-day Saints’ Psalmody @ Times & Seasons
  -  Original music for LDS hymns initially developed in 19th century Utah. For the faction of...

“Saints, Slaves, & Blacks”: A Review @ Times & Seasons
  -  This past May, I went to see Jana Riess present her recent research on Mormon Millennials...

History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 3: Emma’s 1841 Nauvoo Hymnbook @ Times & Seasons
  -  Two hymnals published in the early 1840s displayed a growing divide in opinion over...

History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 2: The Manchester Hymnal @ Times & Seasons
  -  The history of Mormon hymnbooks is not always straightforward, with one authorized...

Choose Ye This Day @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Choose Ye This Day. . . I got a message from an old college friend a week or so ago. She...

Contract vs. Covenant @ Times & Seasons
  -  As a first order approximation, we frequently describe a covenant as a two way promise...

FMH Comes to St. George @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Sara KS Hanks and Nancy Ross, co-editors of “Where We Must Stand: Ten Years of...

Gathering Together–Black LDS Legacy @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  A couple weekends ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Black LDS Legacy...

FMH in Book Form: “Where We Must Stand” & Upcoming Events @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Hopefully you’ve caught wind of the news, but in case you haven’t: a new book...

Gram’s Wisdom: “An apology means nothing without a change in behavior” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   It’s etched in memory what brought this saying out the first time. I was playing...

Gram’s Wisdom: “Let us not become what we profess to despise.” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -     Since I first remember Gram saying this to me, I have struggled with layers of...

Jesus Field Trip: The Friends @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’m super fascinated by the ways that people look for the sacred, and even though...