Public SquareWhat Is the Future of Faith in America?
This summer, Patheos is conducting a nine-week series reflecting on the findings of the May 2015 Pew report on faith in America and considering the future of faith. This week the Progressive Christians reflect on their future. The Mormon week is coming up next week. Would you like to participate?
Benjamin the ScribeNew Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 28: Acts 1-5
Today we begin something new that is neither here nor there. Acts is not a letter, like so much of the rest of the New Testament will be. But it’s not a gospel, like the first four books we’ve read. Luke makes clear that it’s a sequel of sorts to his gospel. “In the first [Read More...]
AestheismBSA, LDS, and the Jesus-y Margin
My first inclination upon hearing that the LDS church plans to reexamine its relationship with scouting was to reexamine my relationship with the LDS church. But, I climbed down from that peak of indignation. In a sincere effort to avoid the trap of recriminations and to elevate the discussion, I’d like to offer the following [Read More...]
Sic et NonSic et Non —
In New York City! My thanks to Jabra Ghneim for bringing this to my attention: http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2013/09/17/little-syria/ I recall, many years ago, just before... [Read More]
KiwiMormonA Former Bishop’s Doctrinal Dilemmas
GUEST POST: Ganesh Cherian of Wellington, New Zealand is currently a Stake High Counsellor and has served as a bishop for five and a half years. Feel free to address comments... [Read More]
The Mormon TherapistCompassion Called For Please while Reading of the “Letter”
This has been a historical week for those in the United States – with the Supreme Court ruling on what constitutes civil rights regarding marriage in our country. We now are left as... [Read More]
Sic et Non
Sic et Non