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Revealing Joseph Smith’s (Well-Known) Polygamy Doesn’t Address the LDS Church’s Bigger Problem
News that the LDS Church has now publicly acknowledged founder Joseph Smith’s polygamous marriage to more than thirty women—one as young as fourteen years old—puts me in mind of a conversation I had o... read more
My Take: This evangelical says Mormonism isn’t a cult
“continuing revelations” and the career of Joseph Smith, the 19th century founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), better known as the Mormon Church. We evangelicals an... read more
Mormons and New World History
If a member of my family announced an intention to join the LDS church, I would disagree with their decision, but I would wish them all success. But here’s the problem ... as claimed by Joseph Smith, ... read more
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Why We’re Afraid of Mormons
And even though the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints renounced polygamy in the 1890s (with the exception ... or indifferent to, Romney’s faith. BU Today spoke with Hutchison-Jones about wha... read more
Most Anticipated: The Great 2018 Book Preview
Essays from Zadie Smith, Marilynne Robinson ... (Thom) That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam: “Just because something is natural doesn’t mean it’s easy.” Priscilla Johnson says those words to Rebecca Sto... read more
Church leadership post for an openly gay Mormon
At 8, after his parents converted, he was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a faith he embraced ... Mayne shared these words during a farewell address to the Oakland ward ... read more
Why the Scandals Increased My Faith in the Church
Didn’t that scare you away from the Church?” They’re usually surprised when I report that the answer is no; in fact, the scandals and the negative media coverage actually increased my faith in the Chu... read more
Is Hopoate's Mormon faith fair game for ridicule?
He chose to highlight the fact that the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (known as the Mormons) had racist views, which they changed in the 1970s, to indicate why he thought Mormonism c... read more
Donny and Marie on Mormon Bigotry
Someone posted this video to Facebook and I find it incredibly creepy. It’s a 1978 Barbara Walters interview with Donny and Marie Osmond and she asks them about the Mormon church’s views on the subord... read more
Mitt Romney is a Mormon. How much will it matter?
FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty: Now that Mitt Romney is the likely Republican nominee - he may need to starting talking about his Mormon faith ... and has held several church leadership positions. Nonethele... read more
What does it mean if nearly half of Americans can't name President Obama's religion?
Nearly half of Americans can't name President Obama's religion. A new Gallup Poll shows only 34% of those surveyed correctly say that Obama is a Christian. 11% say he's a Muslim. 8% say Mr. Obama does... read more