Public SquareWhat Can the Spirituality of Children Teach Us?
Many believe children have an innate spirituality that defies religious categories. What can children teach us about the world and the possibility of the divine?
Benjamin the ScribeBoM Gospel Doctrine Lesson 19: Mosiah 18-24
Mormons have a thing about Doctrine, with a capital D. We try to define it, we argue about it, we prioritize it. We even misquote scripture about “bearing down in pure testimony” (Alma 4:19), er, “pure doctrine” which is not a scriptural phrase, and I’m not even sure what it means. We tend to read [Read More...]
AestheismReligion’s Placebo Effect(s)
If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome—and reading blogposts can give it to you if you don’t—you’re in luck. The best treatment might be provided in little packets manufactured by C&H. A few years ago, a team of real-life scientists produced an important study that showed that placebos work. This was not, itself, news. We came [Read More...]
KiwiMormonTyler Glenn and Jeffery Holland: The Power and the Limits of Anger
Shortly after Nathan and I married we were enjoying a family evening for two. He was about 12 years old at the time (#kiddingnotkidding) and had literally just come home from... [Read More]
Sic et NonOn certain Church callings as luxurious ego trips to foreign locales
The London England Temple (LDS.org) It was announced a few weeks ago that British-born Michael Otterson, who is retiring after having served for many years as director of... [Read More]
The Mormon TherapistHow can you stand by the evils of homosexuality?
image found on educationmarketresearchuk.com How can you call yourself a member of our Church when you stand by the evils of homosexuality spoken of in scripture? I received... [Read More]
Faith-Promoting Rumor“That’s not how the Church Presents Itself”: An Irreverent Response
The Church is largely to blame for the faith crisis among segments of the Mormon community. It promoted a black and white worldview where Truth is self-evident, and it supported... [Read More]
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