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Lesson 3: The Creation #BCCSundaySchool2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  Learning Outcomes Have class members learn and discuss how our doctrine uniquely...

Myths and Heroes and Lawless Women @ By Common Consent
  -  Heather Harris Bergevin is the author of Lawless Women, the latest book from BCC Press....

The Reluctant Samaritan @ By Common Consent
  -  No doubt that by now you have heard the reports about the stunning case of child neglect...

Mystery, If We’ll Have It @ By Common Consent
  -  This material supplements my post on the calling of President Nelson to the First...

The Longest, Hardest, Calling… @ By Common Consent
  -  Yesterday, the Church hosted a press event to announce a new First Presidency and...

A Commentary on the JST of 1 Corinthians @ By Common Consent
  -  I have written a paper with the captioned title and posted it on SSRN. You can read it...

A Note On BCC Editorial Practices  @ By Common Consent
  -  By Common Consent has long thrived as a community where our bloggers may post on any...

The President of the Church and the Prophet to the Church. @ By Common Consent
  -  In July of 1843, in Nauvoo, Joseph Smith said something that observers interpreted as a...

Announcing “Lawless Women” by Heather Harris Bergevin @ By Common Consent
  -  At BCC Press, we are all about breaking rules. And maybe the biggest rule in contemporary...

MLK Jr. Day @ By Common Consent
  -  To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, below is the text of the speech he gave...

The Fleeting Joy of Bountiful – Reading Nephi – 17:4-6 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

Unwavering Commitment to God and the Dark Night of the Soul @ Times & Seasons
  -  A few years ago, President Rosemary Wixom of the Primary shared a story from the life of...

Trump Approval 2018 Mormon Edition @ Times & Seasons
  -  So many were shocked by today’s Gallup poll breaking down Trump’s job...

Satan’s Plan Part 1 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This week in Sunday School and Primary the lesson is on Abr 3 and Moses 4 with a focus on...

Reminder: SMPT Submissions Due Jan. 15 @ Times & Seasons
  -  Submissions are due this coming Monday for the Society for Mormon Philosophy and...

Thoughts on Monson’s NYT Obituary @ Times & Seasons
  -  The NYT’s framing of the life of President Monson was, to say the least,...

Eight Years to Eternity in the Wilderness – Reading Nephi – 17:1-4 @ Times & Seasons
  -   This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

Hurlbut’s Story of the Bibles @ Times & Seasons
  -   Jesse Lyman Hurlbut, a Methodist minister, first published the Hurlbut’s Story of...

Mourning Brother Monson @ Times & Seasons
  -  One of the clearest signals of being one of the Mormon people is our unique experience of...

End of an Era: Hatch Retires @ Times & Seasons
  -  Orrin Hatch is retiring from the Senate. McKay Coppins first broke a story months ago...

A Credible Case for Universalism — A Review of Givens and Givens’s The Christ Who Heals @ Times & Seasons
  -  In their new book, The Christ Who Heals: How God Restored the Truth that Saves Us, Fiona...

“This Way Up”: An Outline for LDS Primary Temple and Priesthood Preparation Meeting @ Times & Seasons
  -  I’m excited about this new meeting. I’ve created a sample teaching outline for...

Moderate Worship Losing Ground @ Times & Seasons
  -  While it’s not really new news, Sociological Science had an interesting story on how...

Some Brief Thoughts on 2 Nephi 25 @ Times & Seasons
  -  2 Nephi 25:23’s “we know that it is by grace that we are saved, after all we...

Reeder and Holbrook’s At the Pulpit: The book I hope becomes a fixture in Latter-day Saint homes @ Times & Seasons
  -  The first account we have of a woman speaking in General Conference is Lucy Mack Smith,...

Announcement: Sabbatical and Relaunch of fMh @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Long time readers of fMh have probably noticed that we have been in something of a slump....

Introducing Crystal: The Recipient of the 2017 Tracy McKay Scholarship for Single Mormon Mothers @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Nearly six years ago a scholarship was born in a moment of great need. Then we decided to...

That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon’s Perspective on Faith & Family @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Things I loved about this book: Tom Christofferson’s recognition that his path is not...

Moving the Conversational Goalposts @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  An analogy for those of you who are of the opinion that “I don’t object to...

Sustain- a short reminder… @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  sus·tain səˈstān/Submit verb 1. strengthen or support physically or...

Aunt Patty @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Elouise Bell once told me it was her honor to be my honorary “Aunt Patty”.  She...

October 2017 General Conference @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  You may have noticed that we’re not live blogging this.  Here is an open post where...

 Women’s Session of General Conference @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  President Jean Bingham of the Relief Society General Presidency conducting. Welcomes...

Standing with African-American Mormon women @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Last spring, many African-American Mormon women spoke up to voice their objection to a...

“A home for every being who flies”: A Review of Mother’s Milk @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’ve been anticipating this book of poetry for months now, but I was still surprised at...