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The Teachings of Chieko N. Okazaki, Lesson 30: Judge Not @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The following extended excerpt comes from the book “Being Enough,” written by...

Personal Progress for Hamsters @ By Common Consent
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A trip diary and an uncharacteristic public outpouring of gratitude @ By Common Consent
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Second-Best Solutions @ By Common Consent
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Building Up Zion with Blood and Jerusalem with Iniquity: The Moral Clarity of William Wilberforce’s Career Against Slavery @ By Common Consent
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Society for Mormon Philosophy & Theology 2015 Call for Papers @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology will be meeting at Brigham Young...

My Theory of the Church’s Statement on the Change in BSA Policy @ Times & Seasons
  -  Yesterday my Facebook feed erupted with posts by LDS friends expressing dismay over the...

Patriarchal Blessing Lineages @ By Common Consent
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Mormons and Scouting: A Messy Divorce? @ Times & Seasons
  -  Mormons are talking about Scouting this week as the first significant aftershock of...

A Lesson in Hypocrisy @ By Common Consent
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Openly Gay Boy Scout Leaders @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The Church released this press statement the other day. It left me stumped at first, and...

Memo to the Newsroom: If the real leaders are away, best to keep quiet until they get back @ By Common Consent
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Faith, Hope, and Clarity: Thoughts on Scholarship and Being True @ By Common Consent
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Review: Wandering Realities by Steven Peck @ By Common Consent
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 Small Group Dynamics @ Times & Seasons
  -  Far and away, when I am in a small group and decisions need to be made, most people would...

Your Sunday Brunch Special: Contrafactuals, Lehi, History, and a Vision @ By Common Consent
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The Teachings of Chieko N. Okazaki, Lesson 29: Confidence in Ourselves @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The following extended excerpt comes from the book “Being Enough” by Chieko...

A Look at Life on the Trail @ Times & Seasons
  -  On a recent corner-to-corner drive across the state of Wyoming, I paralleled the Mormon...

What the hell is wrong with her? @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Guest post by Lani Wendt Young Some years ago, a sister wrote to tell me she was going to...

Fresh Courage Take: A Book Review @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  “The freedom to stop mimicking who we think we ought to be and start thinking about...

“The Church” @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  guest post from Blaire Ostler The Church You are the Church. I love you, despite that you...

2015 Summer Symposium on Mormon Culture, July 23 at BYU @ Times & Seasons
  -  Participants in the 2015 Summer Symposium on Mormon Culture will be presenting research...

BYU New Testament Commentary Conference @ Times & Seasons
  -  If you are in Provo on July 31st: Love Never Fails: The Latter-day Saint Affinity...

We are Commanded to Serve @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, we are commanded to serve....

Selecting New Apostles @ Times & Seasons
  -  From the Salt Lake Tribune, a variety of reflections on the upcoming selection of two new...

Conference Talks: Motherhood vs. Education And Work @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I have written several blog posts that have discussed issues with being a stay-at-home...

The Teachings of Chieko N. Okazaki, Lesson 28: Principles for Effective Families @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  The following quotes come from the written works of Chieko N. Okazaki, former 1st...

On Discernment and Division @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  About eight months ago, I started attending a new church in my neighborhood.  I say...

Another Proclamation? @ Times & Seasons
  -  For the second week, LDS wards and branches in the USA and Canada were presented with the...

Some things Jana Riess gets wrong about the Church and religious freedom @ Times & Seasons
  -  I like and respect Jana Riess a great deal, but she has a blog post up on religious...