A new article — you’re surprised, maybe? — has appeared in Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship. This piece is by Ryan Atwood:
Abstract: Lehi’s dream symbolically teaches us about many aspects of Heavenly Father’s plan of salvation. The central message of Lehi’s dream is that all must come unto Jesus Christ in order to be saved. Each of us has the choice to pursue the path that leads to eternal joy and salvation or to choose a different way and experience undesirable outcomes. In this paper, elements of Lehi’s dream and supporting scriptures are analyzed to see how they relate to key aspects of the plan of salvation and our journey through life.
First of all, it’s sadly necessary to do a little bit of housecleaning. Here are five links to articles that have appeared recently on the Neville-Neville Land blog:
But, now, on to some much more positive news: Here are some wonderful items that you might want to include in your personal Christopher Hitchens Memorial “How Religion Poisons Everything” Files:
Sam LeFevre kindly called the following two items to my attention:
With “social distancing” currently a good thing, Utah’s sociability — it’s not even really very close — might now be a bit of a liability. But, ordinarily, it’s not. There’s a very great deal of social support available in my adopted home state, and I’m betting that it might possibly be connected with the dominant religious culture here. Another excellent reason to condemn the Church!