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Real Dialogue Hurts: Bruce Nielson Challenges John Dehlin To No-Holds-Barred Interview

Over at the Millennial Star blog, where I sometimes participate, my friend Bruce Nielson has posted a lengthy analysis of the inherently lopsided dynamic in “bloggernacle” and LDS blog discussions that is designed to favor liberal and doubting points of … Continue reading

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My Thoughts are Not Your Tharts

The 11-year-old children I teach at church will not soon forget today’s Sunday School lesson. We accidentally coined a new word: Thart. The lesson was on Faith and the early Mormon pioneers. We were talking about how God often has … Continue reading

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Vectors – Faith and Doubt are Incompatible in the LDS Church

It has long been popular among certain self-identified Mormon intellectuals to argue that, contrary to what one might suppose, doubt is not inimical to faith. Some even claim that doubt and faith are not only compatible, but even interdependent faces … Continue reading

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Watchmen on the Tower – On the Limits of Prophetic Fallibility

Some of the responses to my recent post about rejecting living prophets by following future prophets have predictably raised the issue of prophetic fallibility. Among those members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have decided to … Continue reading

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Declining Sunstone: An Argument Against Bloggernacle Participation By The Faithful

Many of you know that back in 2008 I created  a portal for Mormon Blogs at NothingWavering.org to promote mainstream and orthodox LDS blogs as an alternative to the often questionable, fringe views of the LDS bloggers collectively known as the … Continue reading

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