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Prayer: “Engine against th’Almighty” @ By Common Consent
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#TexturesofMormonism @ By Common Consent
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Reading Nephi – 13:20-29 @ Times & Seasons
  -  After successfully subverting the lands and economies of the natives and then violently...

Standing, or Something @ By Common Consent
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When the Temple Hurts: Taylee’s Story @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This post is part of a series on painful, disappointing, and otherwise negative...

Prayer: “The Christian plummet sounding heav’n and earth” @ By Common Consent
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Refugee Relief Efforts @ By Common Consent
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A Note on Comments @ By Common Consent
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Implicit Bias and Authority: Why Voting For a Woman Simply Because She’s a Woman isn’t Actually a Bad Idea. @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  By Kerry Spencer About the author: Formerly faculty at Brigham Young University, she now...

If Jane Austen Wrote the Book of Mormon @ By Common Consent
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Reading Nephi – 13:10-19 @ Times & Seasons
  -  I wonder what we’re getting here in this passage. How much of this is straightforwardly...

Some Thoughts on Trends in Apologetics @ Times & Seasons
  -  First let me say upfront that I simply don’t read that many apologetic papers anymore....

Mormons and rape culture 101 @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Many years ago I had an experience that gave me new insight into what “rape...

The Women of @ProvoGuysAmIRight @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I recently came across a new account on Instagram, @ProvoGuysAmIRight. The account...

MoFems in 2016: What would you say to church leaders? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

An Aunt’s Manifesto @ By Common Consent
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Prayer: “Heart in pilgrimage” @ By Common Consent
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Rape Culture Is Real—-Let’s Lose the Scare Quotes @ By Common Consent
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Reading Nephi – 13:1-9 @ Times & Seasons
  -  A consistent feature that distinguishes the Book of Mormon from the Bible is its...

#myEX2: Help for our Sisters at Exponent II @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  You’ve probably seen the cool Facebook overlays floating around some of the MoFem...

A Prayer About Mary and Martha @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Leona is a hardworking Mormon feminist who can’t get over how pervasive and...

Dear fMh @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The church has taught us to be prepared for every circumstance, but I have seen this...

Keeping Our Boys Safe @ Times & Seasons
  -  As you are probably well aware, BYU is reviewing its policies related to sexual assault...

Reading Nephi – 12:13-23 @ Times & Seasons
  -  The pattern goes from “normal” chaotic, difficult, mortal life, to intense trial and...

Reading Nephi – 12:6-12 @ Times & Seasons
  -  And here it is, the climax of the whole story. God himself comes down from the heavens to...

God’s Condescension @ Times & Seasons
  -   I’ve been enjoying James’ recent close readings of the Book of Mormon. His last post...

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

Reading Nephi – 12:1-5 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Now Nephi looks and beholds the future of his posterity and people. And one can...

‘A Reason For Faith’: A Review @ Times & Seasons
  -  During the lesson in Elders Quorum this past Sunday, we discussed ways to enhance our...

Nothing New Under the Sun: An Excerpt @ Times & Seasons
  -  An excerpt from the first chapter of my recently released book, Nothing New Under the...

Thoughts on Planted: Apologetics in an Age of Doubt @ Times & Seasons
  -  Patrick Q. Mason’s Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt (2015) is the...

Reading Nephi – 11:26-36 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Behold the condescension of God. Earlier, the angel asked Nephi if he understands it, and...

Going All Sorts of Gentile @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s almost Pentecost, when the Holy Ghost went wild, which brings to fiery minds the...

Heavenly Mother’s Day @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The following guest post is based on a sacrament meeting talk given by Avan in sacrament...

Reading Nephi – 11:24-25 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Christ goes forth among the people, some of whom worship him. I wonder about this,...