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Review: Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith @ By Common Consent
  -  Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith. by Thomas G. Alexander The Oklahoma...

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

“The Word of God Grew and Multiplied, Acts 10-15” #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -  Part One: Spooky Jewish Hell Dream I do not know, and certainly cannot prove, that the...

The Tax Roots of OD2(?) @ By Common Consent
  -  It’s become an article of faith in some circles that the end of the racial temple...

Monday Morning Theological Poll: Canon Conundrum Edition @ By Common Consent
  -  Does it matter if the “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” is ever...

Country Work @ By Common Consent
  -  So I cracked open the latest BYU Studies Quarterly 58/2 (2019) and read the first...

Water Alone @ Times & Seasons
  -  In my last post, I discussed an argument in favor of needing to partake of both the bread...

Lesson 28 #BCCSundaySchool2019: “What Wilt Thou Have Me Do” @ By Common Consent
  -  Acts 6 Acts 7 Acts 8 Acts 9 These chapters are crucial to understanding the development...

Monday Morning Theological Poll: Translation Edition @ By Common Consent
  -  When we say, in the Articles of Faith, that we believe in the Bible, “as far as it...

“Ye Shall be Witnesses Unto Me.” #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -  Readings: Acts 1-5 This week we have finished the gospels and are moving into Acts. The...

Book Review Round-up @ By Common Consent
  -  My goal here is to provide brief reviews to give readers a sense of what the books are...

Becoming the Beloved Disciple @ By Common Consent
  -  Eric Huntsman is working on the Gospel of John volume of the BYU New Testament...

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

The Neglected Louie B. Felt @ Times & Seasons
  -  RoseAnn Benson’s book Alexander Campbell and Joseph Smith: 19th-Century...

Bread and Water @ Times & Seasons
  -  In my previous two posts, I discussed questions relating to the sacrament of the Lord’s...

Cut Off From the Prophets @ Times & Seasons
  -  One interesting thing about most scripture is the gap between the texts we have the the...

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...

10 questions with Thomas Alexander @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to have an other of our co-posts with Kurt Manwaring with 10 questions...

Frequency of the Sacrament @ Times & Seasons
  -  I mentioned in my previous post that the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper has been on...

Your apocalyptic hymnbook @ Times & Seasons
  -  Hymns are useful evidence of religious practice. Hymns are a basic element of personal...

Why the Sacrament? @ Times & Seasons
  -  For Christians, the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper was and is, in the words of one...

Battle for the Public Square @ Times & Seasons
  -  While it seems too soon to say the US is moving towards a more fully secular society like...

If this goes on— @ Times & Seasons
  -  If we wanted to hazard a guess at what the upcoming years and decades hold in store for...

10 Questions with Matt Godfrey @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to have an other of our co-posts with Kurt Manwaring. This is 10...

Some Abortion Thoughts @ Times & Seasons
  -  Abortion has been in the news of late. Given the polarized times we live in, particularly...

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...

Updates on the New Hymnbook @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s been nearly a year since the new core hymnbook was announced. While there have...

An International Church in an Isolationist Age @ Times & Seasons
  -  The most paranoid fantasies your persecution complex can dream up will probably come true...

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...

Online Dating Series: Potential Pitfalls @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Things are zipping along, you’re going on meets and dates and maybe some of your...

Online Dating Series: Meet or Date Gone Wrong @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Since I stuck to the criteria I shared, it was really rare for a date to go wrong aside...

Online Dating Series: The Meet @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  How to know when to meet? I used several criteria. Does conversation flow naturally? Do...

Online Dating Series: First Contact @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I took it to heart that I should initiate contact when a profile caught my attention....

Online Dating Series: The Profile (Theirs) @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Many of the same things apply to looking at a potential’s profile as they do...