Public SquareWhat Is the Future of New Religions in America?
As America continues to diversify, it develops the rise of new religious traditions, some of them recoveries of ancient religions and some new approaches to old religions. Patheos explores the future of Christian Science, Unitarian Universalism, Paganism, Scientology, and Baha'i.
Benjamin the ScribeNew Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 33: 1 Corinthians 1-10
This week, we’re all in one place, 1 Corinthians, which is a smorgasbord of interesting topics, conflict, and controversy. There is a lot to say, and as long as this is, I’ve left out plenty. First, I’ve uploaded a copy of the rough text from my presentation at the BYU Conference on the New Testament a few [Read More...]
I don’t know anything about “Fair Mormon”, apart from the fact that whoever came up with the group’s name has a cold river of snark running in his or her veins. I know: takes one to know one. But surely it’s not only not fair, but downright passively-aggressively hostile, for the name of one’s group [Read More...]
The Welcome TableThe Future of Mormonism (the Next Five Years)
Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on the Future of Faith in America: Mormonism. Read other perspectives here. Despite claims that the sky is falling... [Read More]
Sic et NonWhy did the Church conceal Joseph’s seer stone?
I would like to credit somebody for this marvelous image, but I don’t know who created it. Thanks to Mike Parker, though, for bringing it to my notice.(Click to enlarge.) ... [Read More]
KiwiMormonA Former Bishop’s Doctrinal Dilemmas
GUEST POST: Ganesh Cherian of Wellington, New Zealand is currently a Stake High Counsellor and has served as a bishop for five and a half years. Feel free to address comments... [Read More]
Peculiar People2 Girls For Every Boy: The Unpleasant Reality for Utah Mormon Singles
Photo courtesy of Archiv Jacques Picard/Wikimedia Commons The Beach Boys sang about it, and now it’s coming true here in the Salt Lake Valley. The guys are loving it, but the... [Read More]
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