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January 21, 2014
Are the Sister Wives Mormon?
Absolutely. While they are not "mainstream" Mormons, as the Brown family refers to members of...
January 15, 2014
“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” A Little #MLK on His Birthday
Martin Luther King, Jr. was on January 15, 1929. To commemorate his birthday, I wanted...
January 07, 2014
A Letter to My Young Mormon
Todd, I just finished reading a book by Adam Miller. It is called Letters to...
October 31, 2013
Why, Yes. I am a Liberal Mormon.
Joni Hilton over at Meridian Magazine asked this morning, "Are You a Liberal Mormon?" (UPDATE:...
October 23, 2013
Can Appeals to Free Will Solve the Problem of Evil?
For me, appeals to free will and human agency have never been particularly satisfying when...
October 14, 2013
Homosexuality is Still Not a Sin.
Author's Note: The following is a significant revision and expansion of my earlier post "Homosexuality...
September 28, 2013
Queering our Reading of the Bible
Editor's Note: This post is part of Queer Theology Syncroblog at the site Queer Theology....
September 23, 2013
Are Mormons Christians? Yes and No.
Author's Note: This is my contribution to the Patheos Blog round table on the question...
September 12, 2013
What is Religious Freedom? A Brief Response
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced yesterday that it was initiating an...
September 09, 2013
Can there be a Faithful Liberal Mormonism?
I have rediscovered my faith in Christ in recent years and come to terms with...
September 04, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Offers Christian and Moral Defense of Gay Marriage (Updated)
UPDATE: (September 8, 2013) My praise did not help Mr. Rudd in the Australian elections...
August 06, 2013
Jim Gaffigan on Jesus
I have previously shared an example of comedian Jim Gaffigan's commentary/comedy on everyday American life....
July 29, 2013
“…we are Mormons. We do not kill people or animals.”
"Shem, we are Mormons. We do not kill people or animals," said Geneva (7) to...
July 26, 2013
Pope Francis? Or should we just call him Pope Social Justice?!?!
I am totally loving Pope Francis so far. I am not Catholic. I am sure...
June 17, 2013
Homosexuality Is Not a Sin
“Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin." Not sure if I hate the sin, but I...
June 11, 2013
“…they depict God as a monster moved solely by God’s own power and glory….” #rawlsreligion
Following his experiences in World War II, John Rawls more and more moved away from...
June 10, 2013
The Good Samaritan as The Other
The parable of the Good Samaritan is well known and much beloved. The image of...
June 06, 2013
More Than Belief: Faith as a Relationship with God.
I recently heard somebody refer to faith as a verb. While many verbs are involved...
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