“Camille Paglia: A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues”

The Eiger, the Mönch, and the Jungfrau in Switzerland's Berner Oberland

   http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303997604579240022857012920   … [Read more...]

“Uncomfortable Truths about Family Breakdown”

This ancient Greek family wasn't modeled on "Ozzie and Harriet"

   Some marriages are unsustainable.  That's obvious. However, even in justifiable cases, a price is paid.  And the failure to marry at all, especially when young children are involved, often incurs serious costs: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/367109/uncomfortable-truths-about-family-breakdown-michael-barone This is a principal justification for government policy that solid favors marriage.  And it's a principal reason … [Read more...]

“Islam and American Jazz’

John Coltrane (1926-1967)

  An interesting historico-cultural footnote: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/367111/islam-and-american-jazz-daniel-pipes   … [Read more...]

Various ways to try to quench your unquenchable thirst for articles from “Interpreter”

An image from Wulf Barsch

   Are you aware that you can subscribe to Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture in both print and electronic formats?  That Interpreter has a free Android app?  That you can get it as an eBook?  That you can listen to Interpreter articles in audio format while driving or on the treadmill? And that all of this is made available to you either at cost or (as is usually the case) absolutely free? Go to http://www.mormoninterpreter.com and … [Read more...]

Support religious freedom

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

  https://www.facebook.com/SupportReligiousFreedom This a prominent concern among Mormon and other leaders, and for very good reasons. Please get on board.   … [Read more...]

“The Scale of Creation in Space and Time”


  This week's new article in Interpreter: A Journal 0f Mormon Scripture comes from the distinguished scientist John S. Lewis: http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/the-scale-of-creation-in-space-and-time/   … [Read more...]

“Bishop de Landa both gave and took away”

Diego de Landa

  The weekend Hamblin-Peterson column for the Deseret News has appeared early: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865593055/Bishop-de-Landa-both-gave-and-took-away.html   … [Read more...]

“Behold, I make all things new”

Daybreak (Click to enlarge.  Click again to enlarge further.)

  This week's Thursday column for the Deseret News: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865593000/Behold-I-make-all-things-new.html   … [Read more...]