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Mormonism and the Prosperity Gospel @ By Common Consent
  -  I don’t believe that God sends money or anything else to me because I follow church...

Shaming Decency @ By Common Consent
  -  One episode from McKay Coppins’s recent profile on Stephen Miller has been haunting...

How to Use the Bible to Break Democracy @ By Common Consent
  -    Let me take an aside to discuss concerns raised by our church friends about...

Let’s talk about the remarkable Psalms #BCCSundaySchool2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  The 104th Psalm is an arresting remix of Genesis 1, making it one of the earliest...

Moral Leadership From Some US Religious Leaders on Immigration @ By Common Consent
  -  I was pleased and relieved this morning to see a tweet from Father James Martin linking...

Gathering Together–Black LDS Legacy @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  A couple weekends ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Black LDS Legacy...

10 Questions with Ben Park @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to present Kurt Manwaring’s interview with Benjamin Park. He’s a...

The “What Kind of Country Do We Want to Be?” Question @ By Common Consent
  -  A person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race,...

Baby Steps @ By Common Consent
  -  I hadn’t been to church in a while. I initially stopped going because of some...

When part of you has left the church and you find yourself still here. @ By Common Consent
  -  Today in Sunday school we were dancing around the topic of people who “leave the...

MHA Conference Boise 2018 @ By Common Consent
  -  This evening marks the beginning of the 2018 Mormon History Association Conference in...

Iftar Against Islamophobia @ By Common Consent
  -  Mormons have largely been accepted into American life, but animus against Islam...

The Divine Christ and the Human Jesus @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’ve been in Jerusalem long enough to be able to spend time with pilgrims of varying...

Times & Season Welcomes Mary Grey @ Times & Seasons
  -  Times and Seasons is excited to welcome our newest guest blogger, Mary E. Grey, who will...

FMH in Book Form: “Where We Must Stand” & Upcoming Events @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Hopefully you’ve caught wind of the news, but in case you haven’t: a new book...

Gram’s Wisdom: “An apology means nothing without a change in behavior” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   It’s etched in memory what brought this saying out the first time. I was playing...

The Loss of Sin @ Times & Seasons
  -  I think one of the many social changes we’re seeing unfolding before us is the loss...

Gram’s Wisdom: “Let us not become what we profess to despise.” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -     Since I first remember Gram saying this to me, I have struggled with layers of...

Jesus Field Trip: The Friends @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’m super fascinated by the ways that people look for the sacred, and even though...

Gram’s Wisdom: “Love might be unconditional, relationships aren’t.” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   By the time I had the ability to understand what she was telling me, it was too late....

Come Join the Conversation–Black LDS Legacy @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  June 8, 2018 marks the 40-year anniversary of the lifting of the ban barring black men...

12 Questions With Gary Bergera @ Times & Seasons
  -  We’re happy to present Kurt Manwaring’s interview with Gary Bergera. This is...

A Feminist Evaluation of Personal Progress: Knowledge @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  by jenneology This is the first in this series of feminist critiques of Personal Progress...

What if Harry and Meghan …. @ Times & Seasons
  -  As more or less self-appointed wedding-specialist I simply had to watch the “wedding of...

Future Mormon 6: A Radical Mormon Materialism @ Times & Seasons
  -   Welcome to the oft delayed sixth chapter of the once weekly reading club for Adam...

Gram’s Wisdom: “Be careful what you wish for- you might get it.” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   I remember a time I used to wish about a lot. As a child, I didn’t yet understand...

Messianism as Ethical Futurism – Reading Nephi – 19:7-17 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

The Death of the Newspaper @ Times & Seasons
  -  I know the travails of the Salt Lake Tribune and then smaller papers like the Daily...

When Our Fear for Forever Families Destroys Love @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  A while back I had one of those insight moments, you know the ones, when it feels like...

To Every Man is Given a Free Gift @ Times & Seasons
  -  In D&C 46:11 we read, “there are many gifts, and to every man is given a gift...

Review Essay: “The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology”: Materiality and Performance @ Times & Seasons
  -  Like a paring knife to a grapefruit, Jonathan Stapley’s new book on the history of...

Bridewealth and gospel: an African quandary? @ Times & Seasons
  -  In his recent world tour President Russell Nelson visited Kenya and spoke about a...

Starting With Faith… @ Times & Seasons
  -  Over at Faith Promoting Rumor G Wesley has up a post critiquing BYU’s scholarship....

Engraving a Record, Engraving a People – Reading Nephi – 19:1-6 @ Times & Seasons
  -  This post is part of a series of reflections on I Nephi. If you’re interested, the...

The Bread of Life, with Chocolate Chips @ Times & Seasons
  -   Today I am pleased to present a guest post from a good friend of the blog, Samuel Morris...