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Elder Busche on Women and Priesthood

July 10, 2007 | 63 comments
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When F. Enzio Busche was a temple president, he was once asked by a priesthood leader “when thought the Church would receive revelation giving the priesthood to women.” Read more »

Losing my Religion

July 8, 2007 | 87 comments
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I did grad work in biblical studies in Berkeley in the 90s, which means that the Documentary Hypothesis was one of the unquestioned tenets of my faith. Read more »

The Limits of Tolerance

July 2, 2007 | 101 comments
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I suppose that I can support the legalization of polygamy with certain specific limitations. Read more »

New Pew Study

July 1, 2007 | 96 comments
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See here. Read more »

Glasnost

June 20, 2007 | 44 comments
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The September Ensign has an article about the Mountain Meadows Massacre (HT: M*). Read more »

Interview with Elder Christofferson

June 12, 2007 | 49 comments
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Read it here. (HT: BCC) Lots of hot topics: polygamy, women and the priesthood, evolution, Romney, etc. Discuss. Read more »

A Few of My Favorite Things

June 8, 2007 | 30 comments
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A Few of My Favorite Things

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How to Dissent Like a General Authority

June 5, 2007 | 64 comments
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I’m gonna steal BCC’s idea going to contribute to the fine discussions of the lifting of the priesthood ban with a few thoughts on what we might learn from some responses to the ban. Read more »

“LDS in survey call for unvarnished history”

May 27, 2007 | 53 comments
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More than a Sidebar Link

May 3, 2007 | no comments
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This may be the best thing you ever read in the Bloggernacle. Read more »

“The Mormons” Open Thread

April 30, 2007 | 18 comments
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Well . . . what did you think? Read more »

–snap–

April 27, 2007 | 51 comments
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That was me. Snapping. Wanna know why? Read more »

What Women Need

April 19, 2007 | 131 comments
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In the article announcing the new Relief Society Presidency, the reporter writes that President Beck’s “primary concerns are the lack of self-worth and sense of identity that plague too many women, she said, adding that Relief Society functions under inspired leadership and can help counter such feelings.” Read more »

A Three Month Supply?

April 1, 2007 | 39 comments
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I suspect that a change has been made to the counsel regarding food storage. See here. Read more »

Love and Marriage

March 30, 2007 | 165 comments
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There’s an interesting article in the Deseret News about the trend of delayed marriage among LDS singles. Thoughts? Read more »

Cheney at BYU

March 28, 2007 | 244 comments
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BYU’s speaker policy: “No speaker will be invited to campus whose expression of personal or political values would demean the principles of BYU and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.” Read more »

Quick Poll

March 27, 2007 | 37 comments
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This post is third in my series of moving angst. Read more »

Revelation 11

March 18, 2007 | 18 comments
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The Book of Revelation was intended to be interpreted symbolically. Read more »

A Little Humor

March 8, 2007 | 29 comments
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These church bulletin bloopers have been making the rounds; on the off chance you haven’t seen them yet: Read more »

Survey says . . .

March 6, 2007 | 72 comments
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A recent Gallup poll explored what Americans think of Mormons. Read more »

Random Thoughts on the Leadership Training Meeting

March 4, 2007 | 22 comments
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Last month’s Worldwide Leadership Training Meeting is now available online here. Read more »

Chosen People

February 21, 2007 | 25 comments
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I thought this was interesting. Read more »

The End of the Primary Supplements

February 18, 2007 | 16 comments
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From the Archives: The Talk I’ve Never Given

February 10, 2007 | 46 comments
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From March 2004 to February 2007 is approximately 10,000 blogyears. Read more »