Lewis Black recently skewered Mormonism based on a letter he received from an 18-year-old who resigned from the LDS Church. The letter is funny, but is it accurate?
Mormonism is at its finest on a Saturday morning when the ward turns out to help someone move. “This is service in its raw form,” writes guest blogger Mette Harrison. “It should always feel sacred.”
All this Mormon emphasis on correct knowledge and possessing the fullness of the truth misses the point: Amassing knowledge is not our job. Having faith is. And faith absolutely requires uncertainty.
Mormon support for homosexuality is low overall but growing faster than any other religion’s, says a new Pew study out today. But other findings show Mormons very resistant to change.
From three straight hours of church to testimony meeting and girls’ camp, Mormonism can sometimes be an introvert’s nightmare, says guest blogger Mette Harrison.
After a promising start 15 years ago, Mormon cinema sputtered and died. Now, Arthur Van Wagenen hopes to raise the bar of Mormon filmmaking — and he has the pedigree, platform, and talent to make it happen.
Yesterday’s Slate article alleged that the LDS Church is denying health care to Mormon missionaries, but the article’s shoddy journalism only serves to trivialize a potentially important conversation.
This week’s Meridian article on raising children to “choose” to be heterosexual is damaging, says guest blogger Mitch Mayne. What’s more, it misrepresents the LDS Church’s current position on sexual orientation.
Rest in peace, darling Phyllis . . . with gratitude for all the love and nourishment you have given to so many writers, artists, church people, not-church-people, and assorted basset hounds.