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Radical Orthodoxy, Chesterton’s Fence, & Living Prophets

Recently, there has been quite a lot of online chatter among members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about a manifesto that I helped write advocating for what we call radical orthodoxy. You can read the manifesto … Continue reading

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Revelation is Real Even in a Policy Meeting in the LDS Church

To keep my previous post on Disagreeing with LDS Prophets and Apostles vs Losing Confidence in Them succinct and to the point, I omitted a tangential but important discussion about Revelation. Some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of … Continue reading

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God’s Human Delivery System – Sustaining Living Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

  The following is a slightly edited copy of remarks I gave in the sacrament meeting service of my LDS congregation today. Long time readers will recognize some parts that were adapted from previous essays.   Regarding personal testimony in … Continue reading

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Debunking that Quote about Brigham Young’s Greatest Fear

“The greatest fear I have is that the people of this Church will accept what we say as the will of the Lord without first praying about it and getting the witness within their own hearts that what we say … Continue reading

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Beware the Leaven of the Dissidents

In response to recent disciplinary actions by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, supporters of those being disciplined have complained that the charge of apostasy is inaccurate because, they assert, the individuals and the organizations created by them … Continue reading

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