Mormons are tied for first place in well-being among all religious groups. A recent master’s thesis outlines 5 reasons for this, and also explores a paradox: How can Mormons be so happy while having high rates of antidepressant use?
Yesterday’s Mormon drinking game isn’t much use on Fast Sunday, as a reader pointed out. But never fear: Jerrilyn Hassell Pool has created Marriage Equality Bingo instead!
White Mormons in the United States live in a bubble of racial privilege. What changes need to happen to make the Church more sensitive to diversity?
With changes in the English language over the last fifty years, for the LDS Church to hold on to the use of “mankind” almost feels like a deliberate political statement. And a strange one, at that.
Where are the women in LDS church history? Their achievements are recounted as the history of women in the Church, but not as the history of the Church. Ardis Parshall’s project aims to change that.
When this Mormon guest blogger was asked to rank various sins as a kid, she put drinking alcohol and coffee at the top — ahead of murder and fornication. Dozens of church lessons in dietary legalism had already sunk in.
Every time my church does something that appears to diminish the humanity of LGBT persons, our reputation as a religion takes a hit. Now there is some statistical evidence of just how much.
A new documentary follows the last year of Merton’s life, including conflicts with his abbot, his meetings with the Dalai Lama, and his untimely death at age 53.
“Many people think that God is like Santa Claus – I know I did,” says guest blogger Jared Brock. “I think we’ve missed the point of prayer.”