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Book Review: Mormon Women Have Their Say

March 19, 2013 | one comment
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Book Review:  Mormon Women Have Their Say

This collection of essays based on the interviews in the Claremont Oral History collection is well worth reading for anyone who wants a better understanding of modern LDS women. Read more »

How (Not) to Do Media

March 18, 2013 | 28 comments
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How (Not) to Do Media

I saw two examples of church-produced media in recent weeks; one was nearly perfect in every way and the other was . . . the opposite. Read more »

New Edition of the Scriptures

March 1, 2013 | 44 comments
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What It Is

February 11, 2013 | 14 comments
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Me to husband:  “Stake conference this weekend.” Read more »

How Can I Use Church Music to Learn about the Plan of Salvation?

February 3, 2013 | 10 comments
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This is one of the teaching outlines from the new youth Sunday School curriculum for February.  I thought I’d share how I plan to teach this lesson.   Read more »

On Complaining

January 23, 2013 | 106 comments
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Rosalynde here expresses some of the concerns that I have about the methodology of the Wear Pants and GC Prayer efforts.  I want to add a few more thoughts: Read more »

Should Women Pray in Public?

January 13, 2013 | 119 comments
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So it looks like All Enlisted (the people who brought you “Wear Pants to Church Day”) is now starting a campaign to have a woman pray in General Conference.  It prompted this repost from BCC which references this piece from Rosalynde Welch.  I want to look at just one line from Rosalynde’s essay: Read more »

What the Smith Boys Said

December 19, 2012 | 14 comments
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BMGD #48: Moroni 7-8 and 10

December 17, 2012 | 12 comments
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BMGD #47: Moroni 1-6

December 10, 2012 | 2 comments
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Mormonsandgays.org

December 6, 2012 | 32 comments
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The church has a new website today: Mormonsandgays.org. Read more »

BMGD #46: Ether 7-15

December 3, 2012 | no comments
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BMGD #45: Ether 1-6

November 26, 2012 | 6 comments
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BMGD #44 Mormon 7-9

November 19, 2012 | 10 comments
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BMGD #43: Mormon 1-6 and Moroni 9

November 12, 2012 | 7 comments
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BMGD #42: 3 Nephi 27-30 and 4 Nephi

November 5, 2012 | no comments
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BMGD #41: 3 Nephi 22-26

October 29, 2012 | 3 comments
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BMGD #40: 3 Nephi 16, 20-21

October 22, 2012 | 9 comments
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BMGD #39: 3 Nephi 17-19

October 15, 2012 | 8 comments
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Book Review: The God Who Weeps

October 11, 2012 | 34 comments
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Potpourri

October 1, 2012 | 51 comments
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Several things I thought were interesting, with no unifying theme: Read more »

BMGD #38: 3 Nephi 12-15

September 24, 2012 | 3 comments
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BMGD #37: 3 Nephi 8-11

September 17, 2012 | 3 comments
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Book Review: Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet by John G. Turner

September 10, 2012 | 32 comments
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Book Review:   Brigham Young:  Pioneer Prophet  by John G. Turner

I suspect that John G. Turner’s Brigham Young:  Pioneer Prophet will be the definitive biography of Brigham Young for the next few decades.  Overall, this is a good thing. Read more »