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Bad Apples @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  These men, they’re just bad apples. Not all bishops are like that. Setting aside for a...

“Latter-day”: time to reconsider some translations? @ Times & Seasons
  -  The requirement to use the official name of the Church is meeting with much willingness...

What’s in a name? @ By Common Consent
  -  At the risk of making a big deal out of a small deal, I have a few thoughts to add to...

What’s in a Name? @ Times & Seasons
  -  Like many others I found it hard to avoid the humor in the Church’s statement...

Three Heavens in Joseph’s Environment @ Times & Seasons
  -  We all know that revelation frequently requires study. Many of the key doctrines of the...

Please Call Me Mormon @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The Church (as they would like to be called) has announced (once again) that they’re...

Trademark Mormon @ By Common Consent
  -  Trademark Mormon: The Church owns too much intellectual property and goodwill to ever...

Thoughts on the Evolution of Mormon Political Engagement @ By Common Consent
  -  [Cross-posted to In Medias Res] The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs...

Worthiness vs Boundary Maintenance: Thoughts on Ecclesiastical Endorsement @ By Common Consent
  -  “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be...

Lesson 31: “Happy is the Man that Findeth Wisdom” #BCCSundaySchool2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  “Give me Shelter” by Kate Langlois Lesson Objective: To appreciate and...

Bearing One Another’s Burdens: Summer Vacation Edition @ By Common Consent
  -  Elder Holland recently observed that For me, bearing another’s burden is a simple but...

A prayer for the dead and the living @ By Common Consent
  -  Nine years ago as we prepared for the baptism of my oldest child, we found my father...

In the world @ Times & Seasons
  -  Is the world a generally wonderful place that is constantly improving and generally...

In Praise of the JSPP @ By Common Consent
  -  The Joseph Smith Papers Project announced just a couple of days ago that the Council of...

Future Mormon 7: Reflections on the Gift of Grace @ Times & Seasons
  -  Welcome to the oft delayed seventh chapter of the increasingly not weekly reading club...

Can the Ecclesiastical Endorsement Process Be Fixed? @ By Common Consent
  -  Over the weekend, a Salt Lake Tribune article highlighted an enormous problem at the...

I’m a pilgrim, I’m a stranger. @ By Common Consent
  -  My wife and I just took our kids on a fairly ambitious road trip: Leaving our home in...

Cafeteria Mormonism vs. Cafeteria Spirituality @ Times & Seasons
  -  Jana Riess did an oft shared post this week on “cafeteria spirituality.” This...

Lutheran Prophets and Mormon Studies @ Times & Seasons
  -  If you spend time browsing a medium-size collection of early modern pamphlets, you’re...

Worthiness Interviews and Church PR…Again @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I am so tired of the sophistry and gaslighting that the LDS church’s newsroom...

Does Finding Heavenly Mother Hurt or Help Women? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  by Mindy May Farmer Someone invited me once to imagine God. Not the God I’d been taught...

Ahijah’s Prophecy of the Rending of Israel @ Times & Seasons
  -  Early Israelite prophets are not averse to a little drama! Moreover, their choice of...

FMH and “Where We Must Stand” at the Sunstone Summer Symposium @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Special announcement for those of you attending this week’s Sunstone Symposium in...

D&C 76 and 1 Cor 15 @ Times & Seasons
  -  There’s no doubt that the three kingdoms in D&C 76 have terminology related to...

Letters to a Beleaguered SCMC Member @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Dear Member of the Strengthening Church Membership Committee, Your name is really long....

What is Neo-Apologetics? @ Times & Seasons
  -  Over at Wheat and Tares there was an interesting post on neo-apologetics. I’ll...

Missionaries and European privacy laws @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Court of Justice of the EU just ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses must obtain consent...

Book Review: Antelope Woman @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   “They dance together in a line, murmuring in swift, low voices, smiling carefully as...

Suffer the Children @ Times & Seasons
  -  It’s my pleasure to share here a guest post from my friend Samuel Morris Brown. By...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 9: The 1985 Hymns @ Times & Seasons
  -  The dissolution of the hymnbook committee in the late 1970s brought the work of preparing...

The History of LDS Hymnbooks, Part 8: The Hymnbook that Never Was @ Times & Seasons
  -  Increased oversight by Church leaders caused by the Correlation movement brought the...

Fair Mormon Conference @ Times & Seasons
  -  The 20th Fair Mormon Conference will be August 1-3 at the Utah Valley Convention Center....

Vashti: A Story Correlation Forgot @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  While going through Primary and Young Women’s, I heard the story of Esther fairly...

Choose Ye This Day @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Choose Ye This Day. . . I got a message from an old college friend a week or so ago. She...

FMH Comes to St. George @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Sara KS Hanks and Nancy Ross, co-editors of “Where We Must Stand: Ten Years of...