Changing the Temple Ceremony for Female Priesthood?

July 14th, 2014
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By: Mormon Heretic
Changing the Temple Ceremony for Female Priesthood?

In the previous post from Guy Templeton, Jettboy explained that priesthood in the next life will be different from priesthood in this life, but...

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MD Podcast – Charlie Harrell: This is my Doctrine

July 13th, 2014
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By: Bill Reel
HarrelDoctrine

Mormon Discussion Podcast sits down with Prof. Charles Harrell to discuss his book “This is My Doctrine”.  Bro. Harrell discusses the complexity and difficulty...

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Hobby Lobby (weekend poll)

July 12th, 2014
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By: wheatmeister
Hobby Lobby (weekend poll)

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a “closely held” corporation can refuse to pay for contraception on religious grounds.  (The contraceptive mandate was a...

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By Authority

July 10th, 2014
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By: Guy Templeton
By Authority

In nearly all blessings and ordinances, priesthood members perform the blessing or ordinance under the “authority of the Melchizedek Priesthood.”  I noticed recently at...

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Denied! Temple Recommends and “Apostate” Relatives

July 8th, 2014
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By: hawkgrrrl
Denied!  Temple Recommends and “Apostate” Relatives

A specific section of the Church Handbook of Instruction is being cited as the rationale for denying family members Temple Recommends due to the...

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Strangite/LDS Theological Differences

July 7th, 2014
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By: Mormon Heretic
Strangite/LDS Theological Differences

Back in May, I had the pleasure of getting acquainted with William Shepard at the Kirtland Sunstone Conference.  Shepard is both an impressive historian...

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Sex Ed (Weekend Poll)

July 5th, 2014
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By: wheatmeister
Sex Ed (Weekend Poll)

Which is worse?  Hearing about sex from your church, your parents, or your gym teacher? Discuss.

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Advocacy & Activism for Women in Religion: A Wider View

July 3rd, 2014
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By: Hedgehog
Advocacy & Activism for Women in Religion: A Wider View

With the recent excommunication of Kate Kelly, and the many criticisms made of Ordain Women, I wanted to take a wide look at advocacy...

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Liberal Apostasy and a “Journey to the East”

July 2nd, 2014
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By: Nate
Liberal Apostasy and a “Journey to the East”

Hermann Hesse’s novella Journey to the East can be read as an allegory for our current struggle with apostasy and excommunication.  It is the...

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