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Know Brother Joseph @ Times & Seasons
  -  What did Joseph Smith think?  What was he like as a person?  Questions like these are...

Mental Health Professionals in Support of Natasha Helfer @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
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On Secondary Source Infuence in the JST @ By Common Consent
  -  ON SECONDARY SOURCE INFLUENCE IN THE JST Kevin Barney     Now that I have...

Ein Ruf aus der Wüste 4.10: Orson Hyde on lay clergy @ Times & Seasons
  -  If I were writing about the benefits of lay clergy in a missionary tract, I would...

“Endowed with power from on high” @ Times & Seasons
  -  The revelations we are studying this week continue with themes found in revelations from...

Going Callingless @ By Common Consent
  -  A few months ago I made a decision. I will not be accepting any more church callings. I...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 37-40 — Gathering, Fears and Cares @ Times & Seasons
  -  Poems about the Gathering, preparation in order to ally our fears, and the cares of the...

Ein Ruf aus der Wüste 4.10: Orson Hyde on continuing revelation @ Times & Seasons
  -  The teachings are familiar, but the images are surprising. Article 10. On the revelations...

“The time of my coming” @ Times & Seasons
  -  For several days odd signs had been showing—the sky was yellow and the sun was red. ...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 30-36 — Missions and Family Relationships @ Times & Seasons
  -  The seven sections of the Doctrine and Covenants covered by this week’s Come Follow...

On the JST of the Gospels @ By Common Consent
  -   COMMENTARY ON JOSEPH SMITH’S REVISION OF THE PERICOPE “PETER’S CONFESSION”...

You Can’t Listen to Women If They Aren’t Invited to Speak @ By Common Consent
  -  “Sincerely asking for and listening to the thoughts and concerns voiced by women is...

Ritual, Remembrance, and Minerva Teichert’s Art @ By Common Consent
  -  Recently, in connection with the controversy over the church’s decision to renovate...

Running Towards Hope on the Morning of the Resurrection: An Easter Sermon @ By Common Consent
  -  Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was...

Lit Come Follow Me: Easter @ Times & Seasons
  -  While no Come Follow Me lesson will be taught at church this coming Sunday, there is a...

Richard Turley on Dallin H. Oaks @ Times & Seasons
  -  Recently, President Dallin H. Oaks’s biographer, Richard E. Turley, Jr. sat down with...

Ein Ruf aus der Wüste 4.9: Orson Hyde on blessing and baptizing children @ Times & Seasons
  -  This short sections feels quite familiar. Article 9. The treatment of children in...

On the JST of Romans 11-16 @ By Common Consent
  -  A COMMENTARY ON JOSEPH SMITH’S REVISION OF ROMANS 11-16 Kevin Barney 1. Romans 11:2 God...

On the JST of Romans 8-10 @ By Common Consent
  -  A COMMENTAR4Y ON JOSEPH SMITH’S REVISION OF ROMANS 8-10 Kevin Barney 1. Romans 8:8 So...

Counterpoint: A Feeling of Loss–On Murals and Temples @ Times & Seasons
  -  I lived a significant portion of my life in Logan, Utah and frequently attended the...

On the JST of Romans 6-7 @ By Common Consent
  -  A COMMENTARY ON JOSEPH SMITH’S REVISION OF ROMANS 6-7 Kevin Barney 1. Romans 6:7...

Point: It’s just art @ Times & Seasons
  -  Hezekiah didn’t consult with artists or historians before destroying the bronze snake...

On the JST of Romans 2-5 @ By Common Consent
  -  A COMMENTARY ON JOSEPH SMITH’S REVISION OF ROMANS 2-5 Kevin Barney 1. Romans 2:1...

Ein Ruf aus der Wüste 4.8: Orson Hyde on confession and disfellowship @ Times & Seasons
  -  On the confession of sin and the treatment of members acting contrary to law Read more...

“The gathering of mine Elect” @ Times & Seasons
  -  Change and continuity create an interesting tension in the Church.  I explored this in a...

Art and Latter-day Saint History with Anthony Sweat @ Times & Seasons
  -  Some years ago, an institute teacher in a Church history class I attended said with some...

Come Follow Me “correction” As Harmful As Before @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Dear Latter-day Saints, The latest online correction to the Come Follow Me manual has me...

Authority, Scripture, and Social Location @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  By Margaret Olsen Hemming Over the last couple of years, I’ve described The Book of...

Pop Culture Friday: Justice In America @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s been awhile since I promo-ed a podcast.  Today I’m spotlighting a more serious...

Pop Culture Friday: Jane the Virgin @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  If you are looking for a binge-worthy TV show with fantastic characters, great acting, a...

Pop Culture Friday: Dread Nation @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Today’s (slightly late, sorry, the school year just started and my brain is mostly...

Pop Culture Friday: The Memory of Light and Disappeared @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I have a 2-in-1 recommendation for you today, two excellent books by Francisco X....

Pop Culture Friday: The Poet X @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I love a good slam poem, one full of emotion and power and truth.  One of the great...

Pop Culture Friday: The Witch Boy @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Aster’s family keeps to themselves.  They live in the woods outside of town and have...

Pop Culture Friday: #WizardTeam @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Today I want to highlight one of my favorite podcasts: #WizardTeam by Black Girls...