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Call for Syllabi on Latter-day Saint Arts @ By Common Consent
  -  The Center for Latter-day Saint Arts is offering awards for the preparation of syllabi...

Jesus the Precocious and the Angel’s Slap @ Times & Seasons
  -  For family scripture study in the mornings we’ve started just following the Primary...

Part I: Challenging Classroom Behaviors #TeachingPrimaryCFM @ By Common Consent
  -  It’s much easier to love and teach someone when you can contextualize their behavior as...

When saw we thee a minister, and let thee in? @ By Common Consent
  -  I’ve been thinking a lot about ministering lately, or maybe I should call it “the...

Book of Mormon Studies Association Call for Papers @ Times & Seasons
  -  It appears to be the season of conference submission notifications! The Third Annual...

The Book of Mormon Studies Association Meeting @ By Common Consent
  -  CALL FOR PAPERS The Third Annual Meeting of The Book of Mormon Studies Association...

Online Dating Series: Setting Your Sites @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Knowing absolutely nothing about online dating sites to eventually becoming a monitor...

SMPT Submissions Due Tuesday, Jan. 15th @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s still time to submit a proposal for the Society for Mormon Philosophy and...

Using Language to Support Classroom Learning #TeachingPrimaryCFM @ By Common Consent
  -  L. Williams holds a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, and is currently...

Future Mormon 9: Network Theology Part 1 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Welcome to the ninth chapter of the never quite weekly reading club for Adam...

Lesson 3: We Have Come to Worship Him: Luke 2, Matthew 2 #BCCSundaySchool2019 @ By Common Consent
  -  The texts for this lesson are Luke 2 and Matthew 2. I welcome the opportunity to put...

Online Dating Series- The Decision/Preparation @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Disclaimer– Up front, this series will probably piss off a few men (especially LDS...

Do ordinances change? Part 2 @ By Common Consent
  -  On June 11, 1843 Joseph Smith preached a sermon at the Temple stand in Nauvoo. From the...

Do ordinances change? @ By Common Consent
  -  Yes, the short answer is yes. But there is a lot to say beyond that. In the last week I...

Does serving a mission in a low-income country change your commitment to the poor? @ Times & Seasons
  -  In a recent research paper, economist Lee Crawfurd seeks to answer this question by...

The Pitfalls of Grading in Religious Education @ By Common Consent
  -  Yesterday, this pair of tweets by a current BYU student sparked some interesting...

Teaching Young Primary Children (ages 3-7) #TeachingPrimaryCFM @ By Common Consent
  -  Lyndsey Jarman is a Kindergarten Teacher with a Masters Degree in Education and 11 years...

Ordinances and the Ship of Theseus @ Times & Seasons
  -  The ship of Theseus was an old Greek philosophical question. Over time a ship has various...

Renewing My Vows @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   I love the idea of wedding vow renewals, whether it’s to mark a significant...

Uto-Aztecan and Semitic: Too much of a good thing @ Times & Seasons
  -  Brian Stubbs’s argument for extensive ancient contact between Semitic and...

She who Speaks @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  In recent days, with the changes to the temple ceremony, I have been contacted by many...

Guest Post: Temple, Gender, and Restitution @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   This guest post is written by Nicole, a self-described “Middle Way Mormon” and...

reflecting on my battle scars @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s taken me a few days to digest the news of the changes to the temple ceremony....

I Don’t Take Women’s Ideas and Claim Them as My Own– God Gave Me These Ideas. And In Completely Unrelated News Please Don’t Talk About These Ideas and Let’s Pretend Those Women Don’t Exist. @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The Bloggers at fMh have received an official letter from The Patriarchy and have agreed...

Challenges for the church in 2019. A view from across the pond @ Times & Seasons
  -  On its website lds.org the church has a nice item on how the church changed in 2018,...

10 Questions with Thomas Wayment @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to share Kurt Manwaring’s interview with Thomas Wayment. He’s the...

Guest Post: An Open Letter to Bill Reel and the Mormon Discussion Team @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  December 2018 An open letter to Bill Reel and the Mormon Discussions team: I wish I could...

2018 The Year that Was @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s that time of year when everyone does their year in review columns. He’s...

A homophobic church ? @ Times & Seasons
  -  LGTB issues continue to haunt our Church’s leaders, and for some time will continue to...

Church is not boring @ Times & Seasons
  -  To correct one misconception, our Sunday meetings are not boring. From where I sit, more...

Sing a Christmas Carol: Christmas Music in the Latter-day Saint Hymnbooks @ Times & Seasons
  -  As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gather today around the...

Paradise @ Times & Seasons
  -  What is paradise? We all know it’s the place where the spirits of the righteous go....

Moving on up @ Times & Seasons
  -  So the announcement that youth would rotate up in each January came as a surprise to a...

An Open Letter to Eric Hawkins @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Dear Brother Hawkins, I listened in shock to your conversation with Elna Baker on the...

Pastoral Care Basics and Resources for LDS Bishops and Other Leaders @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Yesterday, my husband and I had the opportunity to meet with his stake president about...