Let me join my voice to the chorus of joy to say I am feeling heartened and hopeful by this surprising news from Utah. I have many friends whose lives will be easier and better because they will be able to receive equal treatment under the law.
Guest blogger Darron Smith applauds the LDS Church’s recent statement on Mormonism, race, and the priesthood — but wonders how long it will take to undo the past.
How is Mormonism portrayed in the media, and how has that changed over the last few decades? Do Mormons get fair treatment in the press? Today, BYU historian J.B. Haws talks about his new book, “The Mormon Image in the American Mind.”
Yesterday, a judge ruled that polygamy is no longer a crime in the state of Utah. The lawsuit brought by the Brown family of “Sister Wives” fame successfully argued that consenting adults should enjoy freedom of cohabitation.
When someone dies during the Christmas holidays it can feel like a cruel joke. Unlike a blithe Christmas spirit, an Advent spirit does not avoid death and sadness. It embraces death head on.
The LDS Church has anathematized racist justifications that once propped up a ban barring African Americans from priesthood ordination and temple endowments. However, the Church stopped short of a formal apology.
A big part of why I love Twitter is the real-time exposure it gives me to interesting people, including writers whose work I have enjoyed. Here are ten Christian writers who have offered me something marvelous or cool or significant or funny in Birdland.
Why is the story of one Mormon bishop disguising himself as a homeless man for an hour or two captivating the public imagination?