Peter Manseau’s new book suggests that Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon may have been influenced by a Seneca religious prophet who died 200 years ago.
On the one hand, good for TLC reality show star Melinda Bird, who seems to embody the optimistic can-do spirit that is the best of the Mormon religion. On the other hand, have the rest of us not yet graduated from the seventh grade, that we are so interested in watching her be romantically rejected?
How do you host ward activities if nobody has a car and the ward boundaries stretch from here to forever? Or if the Relief Society is mostly single moms and there are no YW/YM to help babysit their kids? An Atlanta Relief Society president shares the reality from the trenches.
Hats off to the LDS Church and to Beehive Clothing for sponsoring a detailed survey on what Mormons like and dislike about temple garments.
I’m proud of my Church’s statements yesterday affirming equal rights under the law for all LBGT persons. So why do I not feel 100% jubilant? Where they lost me is in playing the victim card.
When I was a kid, everyone was “free range” — our parents said good-bye to us in the morning and hello again at dinner. Today they would be arrested for it.
“I honor my daughter’s choice to become an atheist,” says guest blogger Mette Ivie Harrison. “She has already taught me a lot in her life and I suspect she will teach me still more.”
It’s unclear what the excommunication of Mormon Stories founder John Dehlin will accomplish for the LDS Church as an institution.
One of the board members of Ordain Women was recently given a choice by her stake president: either quit the board and remove her past posts that advocate for Mormon women’s priesthood ordination, or lose her temple recommend.