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Family Service

August 9, 2007 | 18 comments
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On Matt’s thread, Jordon F. wrote, “I should add that I think children are particularly quick at grasping and enjoying the opportunity of rendering service as a family. “ Read more »

The Language of God

August 4, 2007 | 100 comments
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There’s something interesting in the current Deseret Book catalog. Read more »

Personal Purity

August 2, 2007 | 61 comments
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When I was in high school, I had a friend whose family always struggled to make ends meet. Read more »

Book Review: Head Start with the Book of MormonBook Cover

July 26, 2007 | 30 comments
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When I think about the curricula available to evangelical homeschoolers, I instantly become guilty of several of the deadly sins. Oh, if I were a young earth creationist, the riches that would be mine! Read more »

The Hafens on Equality

July 24, 2007 | 73 comments
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ECS wrote about this article over at FMH ; I’d like to take a different perspective on it–I want to tell you what I liked about it. Read more »

Another Pew Study

July 18, 2007 | 25 comments
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See here. Read more »

Hypothetical

July 16, 2007 | 112 comments
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What would happen if there was no question in the temple recommend interview about the Word of Wisdom–but there was one about home and visiting teaching? Read more »

Guest Post: The Apostles’ Creed and the Book of Mormon

July 11, 2007 | 55 comments
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This post was written by Bryan Stout; his biography appears at the end of the post. Read more »

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 »