Uninspirational Missionary Farewells


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by: Mormon Heretic

Uninspirational Missionary Farewells

I attended my nephew’s missionary farewell this weekend, and it got me thinking about missionary farewells in general. It used to be that a...

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Tales from a Toilet: Questioning Our Most Basic Assumptions


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by: hawkgrrrl

Tales from a Toilet:  Questioning Our Most Basic Assumptions

There are few things we take for granted more than personal waste elimination.  The assumptions many Americans share about bathroom habits may include things...

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Polygamy & Me: Weekend Poll


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by: wheatmeister

Polygamy & Me:  Weekend Poll

A lot has been said about the church’s polygamy essays recently.  Now that the dust has settled, let’s see what you think. Discuss.

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Thanksgiving Visitors


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by: Guy Templeton

Thanksgiving Visitors

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate our abundance, but not everyone has an abundant life.  Many sports teams spend some time at Thanksgiving at homeless...

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Terryl Givens: LDS Paradox #1


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by: Nate

Terryl Givens: LDS Paradox #1

Apologies to everyone for the similarities between Hawkgrrrl’s recent post!  Same subject, different approach. Terryl Givens’ book A People of Paradox: A History of Mormon...

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Authority vs. Authenticity


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by: hawkgrrrl

Authority vs. Authenticity

Do Mormons have an authenticity problem? If so, is it related to our views of authority?

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Is it Time to Update the Word of Wisdom?


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by: Mormon Heretic

Is it Time to Update the Word of Wisdom?

Fair warning: I know that Thursday is Thanksgiving, so this post will probably be a killjoy. The Word of Wisdom was written in Joseph...

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BYU’s Beard Ban: Weekend Poll


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by: wheatmeister

BYU’s Beard Ban:  Weekend Poll

There has been a lot of discussion about BYU’s no-facial hair policy, including my personal favorite, and the policy that male leaders also must...

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Pondering on Polygamy


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by: Hedgehog

Pondering on Polygamy

When did you first hear about polygamy*, and what has your experience been with this topic? What attitudes have you observed? Growing up in...

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