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Mormon Homophobia and the Unintended Theological Crisis

The recent announcement appears to do considerable violence to fundamental aspects of the Church's core theology.

Benjamin the Scribe

Gospel Doctrine Lesson 42- James (updated)

I assume James gets his own Gospel Doctrine lesson because… Joseph Smith and James 1:5? Not sure, really.  But James is “the most socially conscious writing in the New Testament”(Brown, Introduction to the New Testament, 725), so it has that going for it. Like Timothy and Titus, this epistle lacks a Big Picture woven throughout. Like Timothy and Titus, it [Read More...]


Do Not Suffer the Children

As of yesterday, assuming the news stories are right, if you’re three days old, innocent, helpless, completely free of complicity with the ugliness of the world, the LDS church will not allow any ordained member of the church to give you a ceremonial name-blessing, if you also happen to be the natural or adopted child of [Read More...]

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