Civil NationsPatheos Mormon Channel Welcomes New Blogger, Blair Van Dyke
Blair Van Dyke brings Civil Nations to the Patheos community.
Benjamin the ScribeNew Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 37: Hebrews
Hebrews is fun and different. Note that it comes at the end of Paul’s letters, because way way back in the day, they were uncertain if it was one of Paul’s letters. Authorship- With very rare exceptions, few think Paul wrote it anymore, although LDS tradition has been resilient. LDS have generally tended to take the position [Read More...]
AestheismWho’s at the Center? Who’s in Crisis?
O, Faithful of the Great Pushback, take note of Pope Francis before Congress. Selecting four Americans to note as exemplary in an address to the U.S. Congress and the collective United States, Pope Francis commended Lincoln, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thomas Merton. Only two of the short list were Catholic, and these [Read More...]
Sic et NonMocking the Lord’s anointed
The Manhattan New York Temple, just a few blocks away from where I sit(LDS.org) Sadly though predictably, the calls to the apostleship extended to Elders Ronald Rasband,... [Read More]
KiwiMormonThree White Utah Males Called to Fill Vacancies in the Twelve
In an unusual move by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints three white males from Utah have been called to fill the vacancies in the highest council of the church –... [Read More]
Enigmatic MirrorHow BYU Destroyed Ancient Book of Mormon Studies
I maintain that numerous policies adopted by a wide range of BYU administrators over the past thirty years have had the effect—intended or unintended—of destroying ancient Book... [Read More]
Peculiar PeopleStephen Colbert is right, believing in God is pretty crazy
Screen Shot, courtesy of CBS.com I had the pleasure of catching The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. It was a great episode, and I think the show is getting better as... [Read More]
The Mormon Therapist