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Rosalynde Welch

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Rosalynde Welch is a member of the Webster Groves, Missouri ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She holds degrees in English literature from Brigham Young University and the University of California, San Diego, where her dissertation focused on private conscience in early modern English literature. She writes on interreligious issues for the St Louis Post-Dispatch, and she blogs on Mormon issues at timesandseasons.org. She also serves as the managing editor of the Mormon Review, and she steals the occasional afternoon to pursue her own research agendas in early modern literature and Mormon literature and philosophy. Rosalynde and her husband, together with their four young children, make their home in St Louis, Missouri.

Salt and Seed

A Review of "The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life"

The best question to ask is not whether this book is deeply right or deeply wrong, but whether it is deeply Mormon. Read More »

Faith and Love in Ten Thousand Words or Less

What I learned in freshman English didn't change my life until years later. Read More »

Duck Beach to Absurdity: A Review of "Duck Beach to Eternity"

A fine, funny new film explores the fraught cultural territory of Mormon singles. Read More »

Shame, Stigma, and Social Engineering

Shame is destructive, but can it be harnessed by the community for good use? Read More »

Verifying Scripture in an Empirical Age

We verify the Lord's word when we take it into our lives and make it true. Read More »

Chicken Omelettes, or What We're Really Arguing About

What a Facebook conversation taught me about the nature of reality, and what that means for our most important discussions. Read More »

Recent Articles

A Review of "The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life"

The best question to ask is not whether this book is deeply right or deeply wrong, but whether it is deeply Mormon. Read More »

Faith and Love in Ten Thousand Words or Less

What I learned in freshman English didn't change my life until years later. Read More »

Duck Beach to Absurdity: A Review of "Duck Beach to Eternity"

A fine, funny new film explores the fraught cultural territory of Mormon singles. Read More »

Shame, Stigma, and Social Engineering

Shame is destructive, but can it be harnessed by the community for good use? Read More »

Verifying Scripture in an Empirical Age

We verify the Lord's word when we take it into our lives and make it true. Read More »

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