Today I signed up to read the Book of Mormon with a group over the next 239 days. Yes, pathetically enough, I need an entire freakin’ village to keep me on the spiritual straight and narrow.
It’s true that some R-worthy movies, books, and music have little to offer, either in artistic value or moral strength. But others absolutely do. For Mormons to close ourselves off to those cultural truths sight unseen is ridiculous.
What was life like for Mormon pioneer women in polygamy? In an excellent new book, Paula Kelly Harline lets them tell us in their own words.
Naomi Schaefer Riley heralds the Mormon singles ward for giving young adults actual responsibilities, but says that patterns of later marriage may add to defections from the Church.
Mormonism has a so-so approval rating of 48% overall — but it’s notably lower among young adults, African Americans, and Democrats.
After years feeling uncomfortable with the many artificial ways Mormons evangelize, being encouraged to make friends just for the sake of making friends was good news indeed.
There’s a lot Bob Rees didn’t know when he was first called to be a Mormon bishop. But he did know one thing: he was not going to excommunicate anyone.
According to figures released yesterday, Mormons are the least likely to approve and most likely to disapprove of President Obama than any other religious group — by far.
It’s a brave new world now when Mormons are left with only the teachings of the Book of Abraham itself, and no props of alleged history. What does this scripture say that we still need? What would we do best to forget?