It’s all too easy for a religious majority to overlook the presence or needs of religious minorities. But in Mormon history, we have enough examples of being religiously oppressed that we ought to remember a bit more clearly what it feels like.
The Twible is free through Monday on the Kindle. Happy Easter, people! Please help spread the word, both about the sale and about that guy Jesus rising from the dead. There’s that.
During Lent one year, Susan Vogt started giving a way one possession a day. But she didn’t stop after Lent.
This year, my favorite religious books included a riff on power from Andy Crouch, ruminations on birds and holiness from Debbie Blue, and a “Job through the ages” commentary from Mark Larrimore, as well as great novels by Mary Doria Russell and Lisa Samson.
We know the primary school version . . . but where did Thanksgiving really come from? And why did it take more than 200 years for it to become a national holiday?
Thank you, thank you to all the people who have followed The Twible from its beginnings as a quirky little Twitter novelty to its fruition as a full-fledged book. The book is out today!
Recent controversies about offensive content in books has me wondering how the Bible would fare under the same standards. Incest? Check. Rape? Check. Bestiality? Check . . .