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(with guest graphs by Ziff of Zelophehad’s Daughters) Introduction The status of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a subject that has often weighed heavily on my heart. My feelings on the matter have been … Continue reading
In my former post, I discussed the fact that there have been over a hundred organizational groups to derive their faith from the teachings of Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon since 1830, with maybe a few dozen of … Continue reading
Introduction Any fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 knows that if you ever want to generate a discussion that carries on for pages and pages, just head into an MST3K forum of some kind and start a thread on why … Continue reading
I’ve been down this morning over the news that the Provo Tabernacle is burning: The fire has been going since about 2:30 AM, and, according to Twitter updates, is still going as I write this. I’m no fire expert, but … Continue reading
The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders’ Worldview by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese [October 2005; reviewed 11-18-2010] It’s been a long time since I posted either a book review or anything that … Continue reading
Today I would like to address a line of argument that I have encountered in my discussions with Latter-day Saints on a fairly regular basis. The argument concerns this passage in the canonized version of Joseph Smith’s First Vision: I … Continue reading
I feel like I’ve been fairly neglectful of this blog (and neglectful of blog comments here) lately. Here’s what’s been keeping me busy though: I’m working on a paper proposal for the 2010 Conference on Faith and History biennial conference. … Continue reading
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CH 8455 ~ Working through Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power by David Aikman (2006). CH 9000 ~ Reading The Fire Spreads: Holiness and Pentecostalism in the American South by Randall … Continue reading