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LDS Conference April 1975 – Faith Is Not An Easy Solution To Life’s Problems.

For part of last year I participated in the General Conference Odyssey, but had to stop because of time constraints and other priorities. The project is ongoing and in 2017 I will be attempting to contribute again as time permits. … Continue reading

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On Loving Those Who Really Are Your Enemies

When Jesus enjoined his followers to love their enemies, he didn’t simply mean that they should stop demonizing those who they wrongly perceived as enemies because they were different; He wasn’t suggesting that conflict is the consequence of misunderstanding, and that if … Continue reading

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LDS Conference October 1971 – What is Failure? Zion’s Camp and Liberty Jail

This is the latest installment in the ongoing General Conference Odyssey project. My previous posts in this series can be found here.  Posts by other bloggers writing about the October 1971 General Conference today are included at the end of this post. You … 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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