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LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson on Disagreeing with the Church about Same-Sex Marriage

On Friday, March 13th, Elder  D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was interviewed by Daniel Woodruff of KUTV News regarding the passage of Utah’s Anti-discrimination and Religious Freedom … Continue reading

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New Liberal Mormon Folklore – The Nephites Left Samuel the Lamanite’s Prophecies out of the Scriptures

As I have mentioned before,  self-styled “Intellectual” and Liberal Mormons are just as susceptible to proof-texting, unexamined cultural constructs, and their their own set of folklore as anyone else. In the Book of Mormon account of the visit of Jesus … Continue reading

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Getting It Wrong: How Not to Save LDS Youth in a Secular Age

For those of you who may not already know, during the last few months there has been a bit of an intellectual brawl going on among a handful of influential Mormon academics. The most recent verbal scuffles have revolved around … Continue reading

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Christmas vs “Present Day” – Jesus is the Gift

While quite conservative and orthodox in their views, my parents were exceptionally experimental and willing to break with societal conventions and expectations in raising their children. It was only later in life that I realized how radical we sometimes were. … Continue reading

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