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 22: Alma 5-7
Alma has divested himself of the judgeship to go on a mission of sorts, to his own people, and stir them up in the ways of remembrance. These three chapters were also individual units in the 1830, so let’s look at what they contain. Alma 5– Preaching at Zarahemla, “according to Alma’s own record” (5:2) which [Read More...]
AestheismThe Lose-Your-Self Jesus
A medieval reading of Mark 8 justified self-inflicted suffering. Conventional readings of the chapter these days conclude that Jesus advocated unselfish-ness, as especially evident in unrequited acts of service. I don’t have anything against service. I think Jesus did like it. But I don’t see why we shouldn’t consider an additional layer of meaning in [Read More...]
Sic et NonMormons as hate-filled accomplices to mass murder?
Uppsala University’s historically important botanical garden(Wikimedia Commons) Yesterday, I mentioned the anger that some are expressing at the “fact” that the Church of... [Read More]
The Mormon TherapistHow can I go to the temple if I’m still masturbating?
So, I just made a donation and am really only looking for an answer via e-mail, unless you think it isn’t beating a dead horse to keep talking about it. I am a single, LDS woman,... [Read More]
Peculiar PeopleGordon B. Hinckley, Gun Control Advocate
He was coming for your guns before it was cool (Wikimedia Commons) My heart aches in the wake of Sunday Morning’s Pulse nightclub tragedy. I haven’t said much, haven’t looked... [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]
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