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A New (and Everlasting) Covenant – Reading Nephi – 15:12-20 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

Churches and the House Appropriation Bill @ By Common Consent
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Your Sunday Brunch Special: Religious Freedom and the Supreme Court. @ By Common Consent
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Kohanim @ By Common Consent
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The Arc of the Moral Universe Bends Whichever Way We Bend It @ By Common Consent
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Theorizing the Restoration in the Sixteenth Century @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ve written before about Sebastian Franck, a spiritualist who charted his own path...

2018 MSSJ Pilgrimage – California Mission Trail @ By Common Consent
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Review of Perspectives on Mormon Theology: Apologetics @ Times & Seasons
  -  After a few warm-up posts last month (here, here, and here), it’s time to get...

Testimony @ By Common Consent
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The Cake To End All Cakes @ By Common Consent
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Standing with African-American Mormon women @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Last spring, many African-American Mormon women spoke up to voice their objection to a...

Shining Light vs. Secret Charity @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s been a lot of stories about Church activity in Houston and other places...

The Homestead Act and Me @ By Common Consent
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“You Lost Me,” Tension in the Church @ By Common Consent
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Notes Toward an Understanding of the Fourth Question in the Temple Recommend Interview @ By Common Consent
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Nephi’s Abrahamic Trial – Reading Nephi – 15:1-11 part II @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

What’s in a name? A historical note on the title of the Mission President’s Wife @ Times & Seasons
  -  Last year, Cassler and McBaine published results of their survey on “the Naming of...

PRRI Poll Numbers on Mormons @ Times & Seasons
  -  I love religion polls and surveys. I think they tell us a lot about what has been a...

Revelation’s Demand for More Revelation – Reading Nephi – 15:1-11 part I @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

Fiction and Culture: Mette Ivie Harrison’s The Bishop’s Wife @ Times & Seasons
  -  A good Mormon mystery Novels — particularly good ones — convey a sense of...

The Hermeneutic of Revelation: There is Always More – Reading Nephi – 14:18-30 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

Primary Sharing Time Lesson: All Are Alike unto God @ Times & Seasons
  -  Illustration via lds.org This month’s Primary Sharing Time outline provides two...

Future Mormon: Chapter 4 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Welcome to the fourth week of the reading club for Adam Miller’s Future Mormon....

The Cult of Happiness @ Times & Seasons
  -  I attended a local Tedx evening earlier this week. One talk critiqued the “cult of...

Binaries of the Lamb and the Devil – Reading Nephi – 14:8-17 part II @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ve taken a hiatus from this project, and am now returning to it. If you’re...

The Evidential Problem of Evil @ Times & Seasons
  -  The problem of evil is a long standing issue in philosophy and theology. More or less...

“A home for every being who flies”: A Review of Mother’s Milk @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’ve been anticipating this book of poetry for months now, but I was still surprised at...

Marriage Equality, Adoption and The Rights of Children @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  On June 30 this year, marriage equality finally came to Germany. Because I have a gay...

Tears We Cannot Stop – Book Review @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Alright, folks! I have never really done a book review, and so I’m not confident...

Religious Liberty and #Fairness4all @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Church leaders have spoken out about protecting religious liberty.  Preserving the...

The Burning Point, Book Review @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   It is bad manners to ask someone how they came to fall in love with a drug addict. Yet,...

Poop Chronicles 2017 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It wasn’t so many years ago that my life was filled with such a plethora of...

Uncomfortable @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  As long as we continue with our current narrative, no matter what women wear, there will...

Religious Liberty and Mental Health Counseling @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Elder Lance B. Wickman spoke to a gathering of employees of LDS Family Services on the...

Vanity Thy Name is Merchandizing @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  source: thecurvyfashionista.mariedenee.com I am not a shopper. Or I should say, when I...