ArticleBeing Taught after the Manner of the Jews, Again
Perhaps we should read the Book of Mormon aloud in our meetings in concert with the Hebrew Scriptures, just as Jews read the Torah in their services. Here's why.
Benjamin the ScribeNew Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 24: John 16-17
Today’s chapters continue Jesus’ final sermon at the last supper, which uniquely extends to multiple chapters, only in John. These chapters have some puzzling statements, and are difficult to parse. I don’t have any magic unifying interpretation, so I’ll offer some specific points instead. In terms of structure, 16 still sounds like exposition or sermon, [Read More...]
AestheismSweep Out the Confederate Flag
We bought our first home, here in Memphis, more than a decade ago, and we celebrated home ownership by handing our kids a big bucket of sidewalk chalk, representing all the pastel colors of the rainbow. Knock yourselves out, Kids, we said, now there’s no landlord to say ‘no’. And we left them to their own [Read More...]
Sic et NonNo, Elder Scott isn’t resigning from the Quorum of the Twelve and the Church itself.
Elder Richard G. Scott (b. 1928) A report is now circulating that Elder Richard G. Scott, disillusioned with the Church, is resigning from the Council of the Twelve. It... [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]
Peculiar PeopleAnother Year, Another Mormon Feminist Silenced at Church
If someone had asked me three or five years ago whether I feared retribution for being an outspoken Mormon feminist, I would have told them no, not really. But I would have added... [Read More]
KiwiMormonThe Letter from the Office of the First Presidency that Never Came
The Office of the First Presidency Somewhere on Temple Square Salt Lake City, Utah USA 19 June 2015 President Everywhere Stake All continents To be read... [Read More]