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  -  When I was in college, in the early 90s, a friend commented that she wished that gays...

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  -  Dave managed to finish his review of Perspectives on Mormon Theology before I did. To...

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  -  Bernardino Pinturicchio – Saint Jerome in the Wilderness (Public Domain) So last...

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  -  Image courtesy of lds.org This summer, I spent memorable hours in conversation with...

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  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

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  -  There’s been a lot of stories about Church activity in Houston and other places...

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...

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  -  I’ve been anticipating this book of poetry for months now, but I was still surprised at...

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  -  On June 30 this year, marriage equality finally came to Germany. Because I have a gay...