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Nephi’s Lament and the Perils of Historiolatry #BOM2016 @ By Common Consent
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Issues in Epistemology: A Response to Inside/Out @ Times & Seasons
  -   I didn’t really touch on it in depth in my theology post last week but my view of...

In Which I Speak Out About Sexual Violence @ By Common Consent
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Forgiving our leaders @ Times & Seasons
  -  It is about ten months ago now, that Sad Sunday when the ‘Exclusion Policy’ was upon...

You’ve given this program a bad name @ By Common Consent
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Around Our Kitchen Table: A Conversation About Roles @ By Common Consent
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U2 Albums, Ranked @ By Common Consent
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Future Mormons? @ Times & Seasons
  -  This is a review of and a response to Adam Miller’s recent book, Future Mormon:...

MoFems in 2016: How do you feel about the temple? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

The Importance of Education @ By Common Consent
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The Nova Effect – Secular Age, round 7 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This third section of Taylor’s book is, to me, the most redundant, so I’m going to...

In Autumn, a Young Woman’s Fancy Turns to….Making Soup Stock? @ By Common Consent
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Not Even Close: Faculty Gender Balance at the BYUs @ By Common Consent
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Letter to a new Bishop @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  A friend of mine just got called as a bishop.  I’m excited for him to serve, not...

Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families: Interview with the Author @ By Common Consent
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Male Privilege and Priesthood Bias @ By Common Consent
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Out of the Bubble @ Times & Seasons
  -  My family moved to Provo, Utah, seven years ago. It was a huge change for us, and one...

The Open and Closed Texts of Theology @ Times & Seasons
  -  Foucault’s Pendulum One of my all time favor books is Foucalt’s Pendulum by the...

MoFems in 2016: What do you believe about Heavenly Mother? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

Guest Post: Elder Bednar in Rwanda @ Times & Seasons
  -  Kirsten M. Christensen is Associate Professor of German at Pacific Lutheran University,...

MoFems in 2016: Is the church the same wherever you go? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Sorry for the late post this week! Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s...

Book Review: Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families @ Times & Seasons
  -  Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families by McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding...

Shades of Gray, Layers of Light @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   Depression runs in my family. It’s probably more correct to say it overtook it....

For Dutch-speaking readers @ Times & Seasons
  -  I apologize for not having contributed much to Times and Seasons lately, but since last...

Why the Nones are Rising @ Times & Seasons
  -  One of the most interesting demographic shifts of the last era is the rise of the Nones....

Sacrament Prayers: A Close Reading @ Times & Seasons
  -   A while ago my dad had pointed out some features of the sacrament that somehow I’d...

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

Shadows @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  It’s nearly every day that I wake up and find criticism in my inbox from one person or...

American Mormons Aren’t Leaving the GOP, the GOP is Leaving Us @ Times & Seasons
  -  Believe me, no one wants to write about the Trump campaign (yet again) less than I do....

MoFems in 2016: How do you feel about church organizations? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

Eschatology or How it’s Always the End of Days @ Times & Seasons
  -   Eschatology is the study of the end times. It’s hard to read much of the New...

MoFems in 2016: How would you describe your family life? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Each Monday in 2016, I’ll post a question that’s geared towards the Mormon feminist...

6 Things BYU Should Do If It Is Serious About Sexual Assault and Administration Accountability @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -    In early 2016, BYU came under intense public scrutiny for its handling of student...

Musement and Alma 30 @ Times & Seasons
  -   One of the more controversial arguments in the Book of Mormon is found within Alma’s...

Classroom Discussion: Productive or Not? @ Times & Seasons
  -  The LDS Sunday School General President posted this short article at LDS.org (in the...