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The 2 Timothy 1:7 test @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’ve thought a lot in the past how I do not want to live my life out of fear....

Prayer for the Third Wednesday in Lent @ By Common Consent
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Let’s Talk About “Counterfeit Marriage” @ By Common Consent
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Getting There… @ By Common Consent
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Mixed Messages @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This past week, the church released on its Youtube channel a sweet video clip about a...

Prayer for the Third Tuesday in Lent @ By Common Consent
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Needing/Getting @ By Common Consent
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Prayer for the Third Monday in Lent @ By Common Consent
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How studying the humanities helps me avoid faith crises: notes on deutero-Isaiah in the Book of Mormon @ Times & Seasons
  -  Clark’s post and his links to David Bokovoy’s discussion of deutero-Isaiah at...

LGBT Questions: An Essay @ By Common Consent
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Testimony, Memory, and History @ By Common Consent
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Prayer for the Third Sunday in Lent @ By Common Consent
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Mormon Image in Literature: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About What Your Neighbors Think About You. @ By Common Consent
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The Lamb and the Hen, Stories of Shepherding @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Last year I had one o’clock church, so, as I usually did on warm Sunday mornings,...

The Shape of Agency Part 1 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Agency is one of the most fundamental concepts in LDS thought. Often people confuse...

White Supremacy and Eugenics: “Lord, is it I?” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Trigger warning: eugenics, white supremacy You may have heard about a woman in the...

“Neither Shall There Be Any More Pain”: Trials and Their Purpose @ Times & Seasons
  -  This is a talk I gave in sacrament meeting on March 12, 2017. The topic was “Trials...

Loosening the iron grip of the King James Version of the Bible? @ Times & Seasons
  -  A couple of years ago, Elder Richard Maynes (of the Presidency of the Seventy)...

Can Mercy Rob Justice? @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re all familiar with Alma 42 and the notion that mercy can’t rob justice....

Happy International Women’s Day- Be bold for change @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s been a bit disheartening to see former friends and neighbors post things on...

Rocky Mountain Retreat @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ll be speaking at the Rocky Mountain Retreat this June. Here’s the...

Deutero-Isaiah in the Book of Mormon @ Times & Seasons
  -  Several parts of the Book of Mormon are highly influenced by the text of deutero-Isaiah....

Children at the Pulpit? @ Times & Seasons
  -  Yesterday was testimony meeting (for some of you, fast and testimony meeting). By good...

Ladylike Political Activism in The LDS Church @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  As you may have heard, Elaine Dalton had some choice words for those who participated in...

Benedict Option @ Times & Seasons
  -  Rod Dreher at The American Conservative in response to significant losses on cultural...

Human Rights Abuses: Your Tax Dollars at Work @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  On February 23rd, Attorney General Sessions stated that the federal government is going...

Translating the Book of Mormon and the Priesthood Restoration @ Times & Seasons
  -  One of the interesting facets of Mormon history is that a few key events are not exactly...

SMPT at Claremont March 2-4: “Poured Out Upon Us: The Holy Spirit” @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting at...

Wars and Rumors of Wars @ Times & Seasons
  -  Viktor Vasnetsov, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Public Domain) There’s...

Truth, Knowledge and Confidence @ Times & Seasons
  -  A few months back we were at Seven Peaks in Provo and my son was staring down the long...

Mormon apocalypticism @ Times & Seasons
  -  Apocalypticism has become virtually synonymous with the disreputable side of religion,...

Can Private Experience Ground Knowledge? @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ve neglected my posts on epistemology the past couple of months due to being...

Chaffetz and the Tone Argument: Protest or Diplomacy? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Last week Representative Jason Chaffetz held a town hall meeting in Utah, there was an...

Self-Care for the Advocate @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Credit: resoblog   www.resologics.com **This is predominantly a White perspective...

Word of the Day @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The Oxford English Dictionary picks a word of the day (which you can sign up to get sent...