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Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 7 @ By Common Consent
  -  Scripture contains the word of God, in the words of human beings. Therefore each of these...

Voir dire @ Times & Seasons
  -  Voir dire, from Norman French, is pronounced “jury selection” by normal people, but I...

Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 6 @ By Common Consent
  -  Continuing from the previous post, I’ll just note that Vatican II had a salutary...

Be careful what you ask for @ By Common Consent
  -  Just a quick note that if you’re going to send someone to God to ask questions,...

“God Loveth a Cheerful Giver” (2 Corinthians 8–13) #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -    Reading: 2 Corinthians 8–13 Main Topics: (1) Cheerful Giving, (2) Paul’s...

Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 5 @ By Common Consent
  -  Modern knowledge, historical, scientific, theological, etc. is, or I think should be,...

Hot Drinks and Cold Soda @ Times & Seasons
  -  One aspect of the Word of Wisdom that has long been debated is whether or not all...

Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 4 @ By Common Consent
  -  I want to turn to theological issues now. As before, this continues to be merely my own...

Monday Morning Theological Poll: Celestial Conveyance Edition @ By Common Consent
  -  In theory, if we could do interstellar travel, could we hie to Kolob? Justify your answer...

Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 3 @ By Common Consent
  -  Last time I was talking about potential for scandal among a sexually egalitarian clergy....

Female Priests Among Christians and Mormons, Part 2. @ By Common Consent
  -  In the last part, I noted some parallels between certain Christian traditions...

“The Ministry of Reconciliation” (2 Corinthians 1–7) #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -  All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the...

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...

Remembering Clark Goble @ Times & Seasons
  -  This hit my inbox this afternoon: In case you hadn’t heard, Clark Goble just passed...

This has all happened before @ Times & Seasons
  -  Over at the Interpreter, Nate Oman asks an important question. How will the church...

Cores and Corollaries of the Word of Wisdom @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Church recently published some clarifications on issues related to our health code in...

Pop Culture Friday: Dread Nation @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Today’s (slightly late, sorry, the school year just started and my brain is mostly...

Fishing Adventures with President Monson @ Times & Seasons
  -  Many people know of Pres. Monson’s cabin up Provo Canyon at Vivian Park. His son,...

Neutrality @ Times & Seasons
  -  During this particularly awful political moment, I allow myself a sigh of relief when I...

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....

Elvis, the Book of Mormon, and the Story @ Times & Seasons
  -  Starting at the end of the 80’s a story came to be told of a Book of Mormon written...

Adiaphora @ Times & Seasons
  -  Adiaphora is a term that has played an important role in Lutheran history but not much in...

Paul and Authority @ Times & Seasons
  -  Jana Reiss had up an interesting post last week where she suggested Mormons don’t...

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...

Nephi’s Apocalypse @ Times & Seasons
  -  One of the most interesting, most popular, yet also quite controversial elements in the...

Echoes of the City of Joseph @ Times & Seasons
  -  Scott Esplin is a professor of Church History and Doctrine at BYU with a background in...

Handcarts and History @ Times & Seasons
  -  In many ways, handcarts have come to symbolize the Mormon pioneer experience. There are a...

Mormon Life on the Moon @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’m old enough to remember the moon landing, 50 years ago today. And I’m old enough...

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...

Whispering from the dust @ Times & Seasons
  -  As comments go this is a rather belated one, but PA decisions are not up to warp speed...

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....

Introducing Pop Culture Friday @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  (Post edited 6/22/19 to give proper credit to Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop)   Several...

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...

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...