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Only Superman is Super. @ By Common Consent
  -  If we are serious about understanding what Nephi can teach us we have to reckon with two...

“I Am” Statements of Jesus in the Book of Mormon @ Times & Seasons
  -  When Moses was called by YHWH, he asked the Lord, "when I come unto the children of...

A Book Announcement @ Times & Seasons
  -  I'm excited to announce that I have a book about the Doctrine and Covenants that is...

The Doomsday Equation and the Second Coming @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Book of Zachariah has a prophecy about the Lord splitting the Mount of Olives in two...

Up and To the Right @ By Common Consent
  -  The other day, the Salt Lake Tribune reported that the church’s wealth had...

Stuff Wrong with LDS Writing @ Times & Seasons
  -  [Apologies to Jonathan Green] When everything is a Temple Text, nothing is a Temple...

Everything Else Wrong with Mormon Writing @ Times & Seasons
  -  You’re not too punk for Provo. An annoying tic found with some frequency in LDS writing...

Why I am not a Scientist @ By Common Consent
  -  I was a pretty smart kid growing up. I didn’t think of myself as smart in grammar...

What do Members and Former Members Believe About God? Insights from the B.H. Roberts Foundation’s Current and Former Latter-day Saint Survey @ Times & Seasons
  -  A guest post from Josh Coates and Stephen Cranney This is one of a series of posts...

“Tened en Dios Confianza” @ Times & Seasons
  -  I have not been able to find out much about "Tened en dios confianza," nor about its...

On Fat Tuesday @ By Common Consent
  -  I really don’t have time to post today, so this is going to be short, but I thought...

No Division Among You: A Review @ Times & Seasons
  -  No Division Among You: Creating Unity in a Diverse Church, ed. Richard Eyre (Deseret...

In Defense of Missionary Numbers @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s a fun thing people do with Dalle where they have it create an image with a...

“Placentero nos es trabajar” @ Times & Seasons
  -  “Placentero nos es trabajar” or “Despedida” is one of the more popular hymns that...

Child Abuse, Confession, and Mandated Reporters @ By Common Consent
  -  Yesterday, Harrisburg, PA’s local ABC affiliate reported that Pennsylvania police...

The Annotated Book of Mormon @ By Common Consent
  -  (Note that this is going to be more a personal reflection than a formal academic review.)...

The Strait(forward) and Narrow Path @ By Common Consent
  -  Is the ‘strait and narrow’ path the same as the covenant path? When Nephi (or Jesus...

Chaotic Questions: 1 Nephi 11-15 @ By Common Consent
  -  Hello again. As always, please review Prof. Jim Faulconer’s notes as well. Now, it...

Why does Nephi keep the sword? @ By Common Consent
  -  For many readers, Nephi’s killing of Laban is a troubling turn in the early verses of...

Art Show–The Mosaic of Christ @ By Common Consent
  -  BCC is pleased to pass along this announcement from the Meetinghouse Mosaic group. The...

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...