Guest Blogger: Clark

Clark is a well know voice on the Bloggernacle. His solo blog is Mormon Metaphysics and his comments on other blogs are some of the best in the Mormon blogging world.Clark has agreed to do some guest posts here at Faith-Promoting Rumor. Please give him a warm welcome. … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger: Sheldon Lawrence

Sheldon Lawrence has kindly agreed to do a bit of guest blogging here at FPR. Sheldon is a latter-day Thoreau, in that he is a scholar and an outdoorsman (we need another person around here who can talk guns with Mogget).By day, Sheldon teaches at BYU-Idaho. He is also a father of four and husband of one. Somewhere in between he is also working on his dissertation in English.Please give Sheldon a warm welcome. We look forward to his posts. … [Read more...]

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Open Thread on New Blog

We are still working out some kinks in the design and functionality of the new blog look. Please let us know what you think of the design and any problems you find. Thanks, The FPR Team … [Read more...]

The Great of ’08

2008 was a good year for FPR. We gained three new permanent bloggers, Secco, David Clark, and The Yellow Dart, though we lost Chris H. to his own personal blog. We also had our 500th post on our three year anniversary. Below, I collected some of my personal favorite posts of 2008 for your rereading pleasure, or in case you missed them. Please feel free to add any others that I didn't put on the list that you enjoyed at FPR this year. (For the sake of objectivity, I did not include any of my … [Read more...]

Call for Papers

"Reconciliations and Reformulations": A Conference for LDS Graduate Students in Religious Studies Harvard University, February 20-21, 2009 http://faithandknowledge.orgMany Latter-day Saints experience their scholarship and their religion as clashing cultures, each with its competing values and contradictory conclusions. Religious studies students especially struggle to reconcile their faith and the knowledge they acquire in graduate school. The forms this reconciliation take--including the … [Read more...]

Welcome Jondh and Yellow Dart

We'd like to welcome two guest bloggers: Jondh from¬†SundayPage¬†and Yellow Dart from LDS Kai Ta Biblia. (For more on them see their "about" pages.) Both are young scholars planning on going to grad school in Biblical or Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Let's welcome them to FPR! … [Read more...]

Rate My Institute Teacher

Any teacher worth their salt as a teacher desires constructive feedback. Students desire to leave feedback, often anonymously, especially if it's negative. From early personal experience, I know it's hard to get sincere and thoughtful feedback when spontaneously asking the question face-to-face. Thus was RateMyProfessor.com born, in which students can rate their professors on a variety of characteristics and provide a brief description.Assuming one can get an accurate enough perspective to be … [Read more...]


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