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A New New Testament

July 4, 2010 | 18 comments
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I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but on more than one occasion, I have seriously considered stealing scriptures from the temple. Read more »

Eye Single

June 6, 2010 | 31 comments
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A dear friend–who is a single, never-married, 40-something, extremely faithful LDS woman–emailed this to a few friends. I share it with her permission, having edited out identifying information: Read more »

Mormon Site Muzzles Members

May 21, 2010 | 34 comments
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ST. GEORGE–AP–August 10, 2010– Verna Watkins sits on her threadbare couch clutching a wrinkled tissue. Between sobs, she says, “I consider it the most sacred spiritual experience of my life . . . when the Three Nephites–divine beings–helped me change the tire on my Suburban. I spent two hours writing the story up to post to my Church’s website, and later I found out that they wouldn’t approve it. My own Church rejected the event most important to my faith.” Ms. Watkins is one of many members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints–commonly known as Mormons–who... Read more »

The End of An Era

May 20, 2010 | 31 comments
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According to this, Mormon Doctrine will no longer be published. Read more »

Scouts, Again

May 18, 2010 | 101 comments
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I know the relationship between the Church and BSA has been discussed to death in the bloggernacle, but I want to share two recent experiences anyway. Read more »

More on Social Justice

April 14, 2010 | 185 comments
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The Church Newsroom’s blog has a link to a post by Michael Otterson, Head of Public Affairs, on the recent social justice issue. Read more »

David Paulsen’s “I’ve a Mother There”

April 13, 2010 | 7 comments
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BYU philosophy professor David Paulsen presented a paper titled “‘I’ve a Mother There’: A Historiographical Study of Portrayals of Heavenly Mother in Mormon Discourse” at the recent BYU Studies Symposium. Read more »

Gospel Principles Lesson #7

April 6, 2010 | 17 comments
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Gospel Principles Lesson #7: The Holy Ghost Read more »

Monday Morning QB: GC Edition

April 5, 2010 | 37 comments
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My fav parts of GC: Read more »

Gospel Principles Lesson #5

March 6, 2010 | 9 comments
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Chapter Five:  The Creation Read more »

Gospel Principles Lesson #3

January 31, 2010 | 11 comments
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RS Lesson #3: Jesus Christ, Our Chosen Savior and Leader Read more »

Presidential Inspiration

January 22, 2010 | 54 comments
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Were the Founding Fathers inspired? Was Woodrow Wilson inspired? Is Barack Obama inspired? Read more »

Welcome, Angry People

January 12, 2010 | 145 comments
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Welcome, Angry People

As is usually the case, when Times & Seasons is mentioned by another news outlet (in this case, the Salt Lake Tribune), some of their readers come here. And, today, some of them sound pretty mad. First, I’d like to point out that if you are also visiting us for the first time, the kinds of comments you find on that post are not our normal fare. Please come back in a few days when the drive-by commenters have left. Second, we’ve closed comments on that post because so many of them violated the spirit if not the letter... Read more »

Gospel Principles Lesson One

January 3, 2010 | 35 comments
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Gospel Principles Lesson One: Our Heavenly Father Read more »

Ch-ch-ch-changes

December 29, 2009 | 53 comments
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It appears that several church programs are changing in 2010. Read more »

Thank you, Eric Huntsman

December 28, 2009 | 2 comments
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We’re very lucky to have had Eric blogging with us for the past few weeks. Thank you, Eric! Read more »

When Stereotypes Collide

December 22, 2009 | 22 comments
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There’s so much here I don’t even know where to begin: Read more »

What the Smith Boys Said This Year

December 18, 2009 | 17 comments
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This year, Simon turned eleven, Nathan turned eight, Truman turned five, and Julie turned old. Read more »

Welcome Eric Huntsman

December 11, 2009 | 24 comments
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Times & Seasons is excited to welcome Eric Huntsman as a guest blogger. Read more »

An Open Letter to Deseret Book

December 10, 2009 | 102 comments
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Dear Deseret Book, Read more »

Naughty and Nice

December 1, 2009 | 47 comments
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You know how you can’t swing a dead cat in Church without smacking into someone talking about how wicked our day is? Read more »

The Zeal of a Convert

October 29, 2009 | 22 comments
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There’s an interesting new study from Pew about converts. Read more »

The Dispensation of the Fulness of Times®

October 26, 2009 | 20 comments
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So the upcoming RS/MP lesson got me thinking: What exactly does the phrase “the dispensation of the fulness of times” actually mean? Read more »

A Lesson in Sarcasm

September 30, 2009 | 27 comments
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A dear friend sent me an email: “Whassup with Isaiah 6:10?” Read more »