March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Elite Eight

1 - Joseph Smith vs. 9 - Gordon B. HinckleyWhich is the more influential force in Mormonism todayJoseph SmithGordon B. Hinckley  Free polls from Pollhost.com11 - Restoration of Priesthood Authority vs. 12 - Saving OrdinancesWhich is the more influential force in Mormonism todayRestoration of Priesthood AuthoritySaving Ordinances  Free polls from Pollhost.com1 - The Book of Mormon vs. 8 - The 2nd Official DeclarationWhich is the more influential force in … [Read more...]

Free will, rocks, and Camus

Since we are all in an uproar regarding free will (see here, here, and here), I'll toss my idea into the mix. Hypothetically, I am a compatibilist.In this I mean that, hypothetically, I could see the material aspects of our selves and the world in which we find ourselves as sufficiently influential as to determine some or all of our actions. I am willing to see this as being the way that the God has established the world (or that this is the way it is always set up). In this, I am … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Sweet Sixteen wrap-up

I am writing up proposals and applications at the moment, so things have been too hectic of late to keep every thing straight at MMDM headquarters. As a result, I forgot to close the polls yesterday. So, today is the break between the Sweet Sixteen and the Elite Eight. Friday will be the Elite Eight games. Monday will be the Final Four. Wednesday will still be the championship game.Are you all with me?Yesterday's results:9 - Gordon B. Hinckley 25 11 - Hugh W. Nibley 211 - … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Sweet Sixteen, Day Two

The results from yesterday are:1 - Joseph Smith 29 3 - Bruce R. McConkie 512 - Saving Ordinances 24 10 - Tithing and Consecration 71 - Book of Mormon 27 3 - Doctrine and Covenants 310 - The Relief Society 19 12 - The Young Men's Program 11I am satisfied with those answers.On to today's polls: … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Sweet Sixteen, Day One

Here we go: 1 - Joseph Smith vs. 3 - Bruce R. McConkieWhich is the more influential force in Mormonism today?Joseph SmithBruce R. McConkie  Free polls from Pollhost.com10 - Tithing and Consecration vs. 12 - Saving OrdinancesWhich is the more influential force in Mormonism today?Tithing and ConsecrationSaving Ordinances  Free polls from Pollhost.com1 - The Book of Mormon vs. 3 - The Doctrine and CovenantsWhich is the more influential force in Mormonism today?The … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Round Two Wrap-up or “Clearly, we are in apostasy”

Yesterday's results: 9 - Gordon B. Hinckley 19 4 - Joseph F. Smith 311 - Mormon Doctrine 14 2 - The Bible 810 - Relief Society 13 3 - The Church Educational System 812 - Saving Ordinances 12 16 - The Companionship of the Holy Ghost 11 … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Round Two, Day Four

Yesterday's results:3 - Bruce R. McConkie 20 10 - David O. McKay 99 - Word of Wisdom 29 13 - Zionism 01 - The Book of Mormon 27 5 - The Lectures on Faith 16 - Sacrament Meeting 18 2 - The Missionary Program 10Only one upset. I am still torn on that one.Today's matches (the final ones for this round): … [Read more...]

March Mormon Doctrine Madness: Round Two, Day Three

Yesterday's results: 11 - Hugh Nibley 16 2 - Brigham Young 1510 - Tithing and Consecration 22 3 - Physical Divine Beings 88 - The 2nd Official Declaration 17 4 - The Pearl of Great Price 1312 - The Young Men's Program 17 1 - The Welfare Program 13The last two results of which obviously prove that the bloggernacle is wrong, just wrong (also, the BY results may be off). Oh well.Today's matches: … [Read more...]


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