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Ruf aus der Wüste 5.1: Hyde on the end time @ Times & Seasons
  -  Hyde touches on his own life and perspective for the first time. Read more → The...

Some Comments on the Possibilities for Mormon Socialism, or Communalism, at the Present Time @ By Common Consent
  -  [Cross-posted to In Medias Res] 1) First things first: obviously, there isn’t any...

Believing in the Big Lie @ By Common Consent
  -  Almost exactly a month ago, the Public Religion Research Institute released a survey...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 64-66: Forgiveness, Zion’s Ensign and Our Thoughts @ Times & Seasons
  -  Poetry for this week’s Come Follow Me lesson, D&C sections 64-66, addressing...

Book Review: David Bentley Hart’s That All Shall Be Saved @ By Common Consent
  -  Peter Munk earned his undergraduate degree in History from the University of Utah and...

Saint, Senator, and Scoundrel @ Times & Seasons
  -  “The lack of any biography of Frank Cannon seemed a glaring gap in [Utah] annals. It...

The Problem with APs – and all Equal Partnerships – on the Mission: A Satire @ By Common Consent
  -  Since there is some confusion about what it means for a husband to preside at home in a...

Queer Mormon Theology: An Introduction @ By Common Consent
  -  It’s Pride Month, and BCC Press could not be prouder to announce our most recent...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 63: Rebelliousness and Signs—The Lord is in Control @ Times & Seasons
  -  Poetry for this week’s Come Follow Me lesson, D&C section 63, addressing...

On Textual Restoration in the JST @ By Common Consent
  -  ON TEXTUAL RESTORATIONS IN THE JST Kevin Barney I have spent over 25 years of my adult...

Home MTC is good @ Times & Seasons
  -  At some point in the near future, the Missionary Training Center will likely reopen...

To a Young Missionary in a Disobedient Mission, Part 2 @ By Common Consent
  -  [This article is Part 4 in an ongoing series about LDS missions and missionary work]...

Why Mormon Literature is Vital @ Times & Seasons
  -  Last night poet and author James Goldberg, current president of the Association for...

To a Young Missionary in a Disobedient Mission, Part 1 @ By Common Consent
  -  [part 3 in an ongoing series about LDS missions and missionaries] I am mourning the loss...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 60-62: Missionary Work @ Times & Seasons
  -  Poetry for this week’s Come Follow Me lesson, D&C sections 60-62, addressing...

Stumbling Blocks: On Remembering the Poor, the Disfavored and Condemned @ By Common Consent
  -  The entrance to a nondescript apartment building is tucked between a sports betting...

The Archdefenders of the Nuclear Family: Sailing over the Cliff with the Ragtop Down? @ By Common Consent
  -  An official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently...

Are Half of All Church Members in the US Single? @ Times & Seasons
  -  The following is Stephen Cranny’s third guest post here at Times & Seasons. Stephen...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 58-59: Timing of Blessings, Sabbath Day @ Times & Seasons
  -  The end is always a new beginning. The arrival of the first Latter-day Saints in...

The American Apocalypse @ Times & Seasons
  -  The end of the world is a pretty dramatic scene.  Perhaps it is because of that drama...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 51-57 — Temporal Zion @ Times & Seasons
  -  By going in order through the Doctrine and Covenants, the Come Follow Me lessons...

“Whoso forbideth to abstain from meats” @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s a well-known grammar joke that punctuation can save lives, since there is a...

Ruf aus der Wüste 4.15-16: Hyde on washing of feet @ Times & Seasons
  -  I think this is more about foot washing than I’ve ever read anywhere before. Article...

Lit Come Follow Me: D&C 49-50 — Marriage, Falsehood & Edification @ Times & Seasons
  -  Poetry for this week’s Come Follow Me lesson, D&C sections 49-50, addressing...

Happy Mother’s Day: A Review of Carol Lynn Pearson’s *Finding Mother God: Poems to Heal the World* @ Times & Seasons
  -  I started listening to Carol Lynn Pearson read her latest poetry collection —...

Mental Health Professionals in Support of Natasha Helfer @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
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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...