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Guest Post: #MutualNight: Afrobeat & Fela Kuti’s “Zombie” @ By Common Consent
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25 Things NOT to Say to a Loved One Leaving the Church (& what to say instead) @ By Common Consent
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Book Review Roundup: JSPP, Spencer, Johnson/Reeder @ By Common Consent
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Are Mormon General Authorities Overpaid? @ By Common Consent
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The Peaceful Transfer of Power: At What Cost its Celebration? @ By Common Consent
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Aaronic Priesthood and Apostasy @ Times & Seasons
  -  The common way the apostasy is understood is in terms of the loss of priesthood...

Nihilist Gospel Doctrine Lesson #3 @ By Common Consent
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Does the Source of GA Allowances Matter? @ By Common Consent
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Lesson 3: “I Had Seen a Vision” #DandC2017 @ By Common Consent
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Pragmatism as Mormon Epistemology Part 2 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Last time I discussed how the American philosopher C. S. Peirce’s pragmatism saw...

What does the First Vision mean in light of a limited view of the apostasy? @ By Common Consent
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Co-opting Secular Religion @ Times & Seasons
  -   It has often been noted that, in the United States, politics is our national...

Spirituality as a Skill, Not a Talent @ By Common Consent
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Scripture and Historical Context: A Contemporary Example @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s a common assumption that historical accuracy and a spiritual orthodoxy...

On New Year’s Resolutions: Making Changes that Stick @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -    Credit: http://ingredientsinc.net/2013/01/10-easy-new-years-resolutions/ Over...

So Long, Farewell @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This will be my last post as a permablogger at Feminist Mormon Housewives. My decision to...

Water under the bridge at Christmas @ Times & Seasons
  -  Of course we understand that singing at the inauguration of a president is a boon for the...

MoFems in 2016: What advice do you have? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ve posted a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

MoFems in 2016: Who are you? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

Mary vs. Authoritarianism @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I recently had the opportunity to preach at a local Seattle church called Valley and...

Listen to the stories of those who hurt because of the ghost of eternal polygamy @ Times & Seasons
  -  a review of Carol Lynn Pearson’s The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy: Haunting the Hearts...

Therefore not sealed, but with open eyes @ Times & Seasons
  -  The feelings we associate with spiritual experiences are detectable by brain scans, and...

MoFems in 2016: What are your hopes for the future? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

Mormonism in the (Post)Modern World @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Wheatley Institution hosted a conference at BYU last month, “Reason for Hope:...

A Christmas Blessing (From Carol Lynn Pearson) @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Happy Holidays, FMH readers! In the past, we have hosted our annual Christmas Blessings...

Book Review: The Assertiveness Guide for Women, By Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Often, in the name of being “nice” we drift into passive aggressive...

A Roundtable about Sex:  Emily Nagoski’s book Come as You Are. @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Some important caveats… first all of the women in this discussion are speaking...

Cell phone theology @ Times & Seasons
  -  Media change is not bad. Each new medium has enabled us to do new and important things in...

MoFems in 2016: What are your gifts and strengths? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

Sunday School 2.0 (sort of) @ Times & Seasons
  -  Love it or hate it, it’s still around: Gospel Doctrine in LDS Sunday School. The SL...

This Is Your Brain on Prayer @ Times & Seasons
  -  My Facebook feed lit up today with links to media reports of an article just published in...

SMPT 2017 submissions due November 28 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Submissions for the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology’s 2017 meeting are...

The Misguided Quest for a Common Moral Framework @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Mormon Newsroom just posted a new think-y piece titled “The Quest for a Common...

The Roots of the Current Election @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’ll admit I didn’t expect Trump to win. As a conservative I thought my worst case...

Dealing With the Election Defeat @ Times & Seasons
  -  Like many of you, I am deeply disappointed with news of the crushing election defeat: the...