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Voices from the Exponent Backlist on the Joseph Smith Polygamy Essay

by Spunky @ The Exponent

On October 22nd, a new essay appeared on LDS.org under the topic of “plural marriage.” (read it here ; subtopics are also here about the beginning of plural marriage in Kirkland, and here about plural marriage in Utah and here about the end of...(25 Oct)

The Haters

by  @ KOLOB DISCO

Interview with GX Jupitter-Larsen conducted March 26, 1999 via telephone.Does living in San Francisco have any particular effect on your creativity? Being that its such a crowded place and all?Actually, one of the reasons why I ended up settling...(25 Oct)

The Haters

by  @ KOLOB DISCO

Interview with GX Jupitter-Larsen conducted March 26, 1999 via telephone.Does living in San Francisco have any particular effect on your creativity? Being that its such a crowded place and all?Actually, one of the reasons why I ended up settling...(25 Oct)

What is the Proclamation on the Family? (Weekend Poll)

by wheatmeister @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.

Those are some mighty high waisted shorts, Buddy. And dad is quite the natty dresser, too.There are many opinions about the Proclamation, even among the top leaders of the church. What do you think? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post,...(25 Oct)

What we see

by April Young Bennett @ The Exponent

This is what I was drawing when my professor and I had this conversation. I don’t remember any more what the model looked like, but I do remember myself at age 18, and this easily could have been a self-portrait. “Do you know why...(25 Oct)

Careful Wording

by Profet @ The Church of the Fridge | Making myth work for humanity not against it

So the religion I once cherished took a huge step forward this week in my opinion with the release of the latest essay explaining the polyandry and teenage brides of the founding prophet. For the most part I think this is a really good thing. It...(25 Oct)

Enforced Frivolity

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

My academic advisor has confiscated my textbooks and readng materials for the weekend. I'm not sure he had any technical right to have done so, and if I really wanted to make a point, I could just study using my brother's books and materials, but...(25 Oct)

Photo

by  @ My In-laws Are Mormon

(25 Oct)

How Old is Fourteen Anyways?

by sheaf @ Enjoying the Journey

A(25 Oct)

Same-Sex Marriage and the Assault on Religious Freedom

by Eric Ethington @ Nuance Still Matters

**Originally published on Utah Politico Hub Could religious organizations be forced to perform same-sex weddings? The hysterical panic surrounding an Idaho wedding chapel certainly seems to suggest so. But as always, if you’ll forgive the pun, the...(25 Oct)

The Happier Story

by Emily Pearson @ Dancing With Emily

No truer words. The tug-of-war of the mind. One feeds instead of depletes, one blesses instead of punishes. Faith and fear. One hands down a sentence and the other sets you free. Be brave and choose the happier story.(24 Oct)

The 5 Stages of Grief after reading about Joseph Smith's child brides

by Bart Pascoal @ Mormon Infographics

Stage Description Stage 1 Denial/Divert Stage 2 Ad Hominem Stage 3 Justify/Rationalize Stage 4 Diminish Consequences Stage 5 Acknowledge/Obey *Bearing Testimony is the punctuation mark for each stage. [1]   ...(24 Oct)

The 5 Stages of Grief after reading about Joseph Smith's child brides

by Bart Pascoal @ Mormon Infographics

Stage Description Stage 1 Denial/Divert Stage 2 Ad Hominem Stage 3 Justify/Rationalize Stage 4 Diminish Consequences Stage 5 Acknowledge/Obey *Bearing Testimony is the punctuation mark for each stage. [1]   ...(24 Oct)

Opera

by dooce @ dooce® | I'm Heather B. Armstrong. This is my website.

"Chi son? Sono un poeta. Che cosa faccio? Scrivo. E come vivo? Vivo. In povertà mia lieta scialo da gran signore rime ed inni d'amore." (24 Oct)

The causeway

by dooce @ dooce® | I'm Heather B. Armstrong. This is my website.

A small heads up for anyone headed to this beautiful spot in the middle of The Great Salt Lake.(24 Oct)

Moroni: the intergallactic troll

by  @ Luman Walters

There is plenty of research showing that Joseph Smith's stories about seeing angels wasn't unique given the religious/cultural atmosphere of his time. D Michael Quinn is one of the most salient voices in academia who has published extensively...(24 Oct)

Meet the Real Mormons

by Donna Banta @ Ward Gossip

Dang! I missed my chance. Meet the Mormons is no longer playing in a theater near me. I suspect the same may be true in many other less Mormon-populated locales. But for those of you who live outside the Brigham Belt, or who simply don't...(24 Oct)

When they call us husband and wife because we just seem that way to them

by  @ My In-laws Are Mormon

(24 Oct)

Was Gamaliels Advice Sound

by Bill McKeever @ Mormon Coffee

(24 Oct)

Arran and his tummy troubles...

by knotty @ The Overeducated Housewife

Yesterday, as I was washing the linens in our bedroom, our dog Arran threw up his breakfast all over my nice feather duvet.  I was annoyed as I cleaned it up because Arran had also had an accident in the basement.  Though he was supposedly...(24 Oct)

TEN PLUS THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VENTURING OFF TO MEDICAL SCHOOL OR TO IN 'N OUT BURGER

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

Note: I'm writing this from the perspective of a medical school student, as that's what I am right now, but much of what I write pertains to those who are studying for or working at any career, however humble or highly esteemed. Many of you are...(24 Oct)

The Festival of Lights

by Morgan @ By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog

A(24 Oct)

Leaving the Old Ship Zion to Walk on Water

by Jenny @ The Exponent

By Jenny I noticed a theme of water analogies in the Sunday afternoon session of Conference.  These analogies made me think about perspective and how we perceive the world differently based on our different experiences.  First Elder Ballard shared...(24 Oct)

Birthday Weekend With the Quads

by Joseph Broom @   Uomo Nuovo

This past weekend, we celebrated all four of the Quads' birthdays. (We call our four younger children the Quads.) Their birthdays are all within ten days of each other, so Mark and I have a big birthday celebration for all four sometime in the...(24 Oct)

Changes in Plans for Me and for Others

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

I was supposed to depart via charter flight for the central coast of California in order to be present for the birth of my Godchild. Alas, plans have changed, as they frequently do whre the births of babies are concerned. Jillian's blood oxygen...(24 Oct)

in verse #46 : Filthiness, flood wood and rubbish

by Dennis Clark @ Dawning of a Brighter Day | Mormon Literature in the 21st Century

Alright, so I’ve talked about the text of Joseph Smith’s letter from Liberty Jail for two posts now, and I’m still not done. But, I hear you saying, haven’t you made your point? Well, obviously not, or I wouldn’t be … Continue...(24 Oct)

Book review: ‘The Lost Book of Mormon’

by Steve Evans @ By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog

A(24 Oct)

book review: the crucible of doubt

by nandis @ Young Mormon Feminists

(24 Oct)

PR and Religion: Can We Cooperate?

by Hedgehog @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.

Sometimes it seems like it’s one PR problem after another, and plenty have fuelled bloggernacle discussions over the last year or so. In this post I’ll be looking at PR as discussed in this BBC R4 Beyond Belief programme, and a recent...(23 Oct)

Cicero When He Was Sexist

by emro @ Edith-Marie Roper | *Under Construction*

“[G]ood oratory is not necessarily good history,” (Leen 141). Indeed I would say that “good” or convincing or entertaining oratory that is also accurate and without exaggeration, “good history” is very, very hard...(23 Oct)

The case of the disappearing comments

by Elizabeth @ Dawning of a Brighter Day | Mormon Literature in the 21st Century

I’ve reset the spam filters, so the legitimate comments don’t have to be fished out (except if you post more than 3 links). If you don’t see your previous comment now, it means I missed it in combing through the … Continue reading →(23 Oct)

Have something to say about “The Book of Mormon” musical?

by Holly @ Main Street Plaza

For the past few years, a colleague and I have been working to compile a collection of scholarly essays about “The Book of Mormon” musical. We’ve got a signed contract with a press and some really great essays, but there’s...(23 Oct)

War Posters and Sexuality

by J. Seth (I go by Seth) Anderson @ Boy Meets Blog

I wrote this as an exercise for my History of Sexuality class last semester. We viewed posters from World War I and made arguments about how the War Department deployed the posters as a way to, among other things, control the sexual proclivities...(23 Oct)

Equality: Plural Marriage Style

by annegb @ Mormon Mentality - Thoughts and Asides by Peculiar People

The church is undoubtedly concerned about image these days, as reflected in the latest video about garments and this release about polygamyPolygamy explained, justified and dismissed . It’s basically the release on the priesthood ban,...(23 Oct)

More Morality than the Bible: Lord of the Rings

by JayCee @ Tales of an Ex-Mormon Coffee Addict

So this past weekend my roommates and I decided to have an extended-edition LOTR marathon and I was struck by how much more I have learned about being moral and a good person I learnt over the years from these movies than I ever learned from the...(23 Oct)

Aaaaand Now I'm Back

by JayCee @ Tales of an Ex-Mormon Coffee Addict

Returning from California (SEE: CA Changed Me) was almost as strange, if not more strange than going out there in the first place. It was weird to be back in this culture that had at one point fit me like a glove (though it had started to chafe...(23 Oct)

Return of the Green Monk(also: Inktober!)

by Theric Jepson @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture

. Those of you with long memories (or who followed my advice and bought the thing) will recall Brandon Dayton’s comic Green Monk. Well! When I was in Salt Lake I had a chat with Brandon and he showed me pencils for a new Green Monk story....(23 Oct)

CA Changed Me

by JayCee @ Tales of an Ex-Mormon Coffee Addict

My last post, Recap!!, talked about when I officially started telling people that I wasn't interested in the church until when I headed out to California to Nanny, so that's where I'll pick this one up. It was quite the shock (and probably the...(23 Oct)

The Culture of Permaculture

by Josh F @ LDS Earth Stewardship

How much do you really prioritize your health? What happens when you’re faced with an illness that doctors can’t treat? Do you resign yourself to the inevitable, or do you work and hope for what may be an exercise in futility? These were...(23 Oct)

Real Empowerment

by Joyce Anderson @ Millennial Star

Lately I’ve been trying to let things that usually bother me, not bother me. It’s hard work to not be offended, but as you go along with it, and practice it, it becomes easier. Not perfect, but easier. Today I … Continue reading...(23 Oct)

The Lorenzo Snow couplet’s subordination & dependence dilemma for Mormons

by Aaron Shafovaloff @ Mormon Coffee

Given both halves of the Lorenzo Snow couplet: “As man now is, God once was. As God now is, man may be.” (a) If we will forever be dependent on and subordinate to our God, then it stands to reason that God himself remains dependent on...(23 Oct)

What If Thomas Monson Was Like Joseph Smith

by Bill McKeever @ Mormon Coffee

(23 Oct)

Mountain Marie and Leading With My Heart

by Joseph Broom @   Uomo Nuovo

I was lying on a portable massage table in my sister-in-law Marie’s living room in Tabernash, Colorado. If I could turn my head, I would see a beautiful valley before me stretching to snow-capped peaks in the distance. I was aware of the scene,...(23 Oct)

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Marc @ Mormon Expositor Podcast
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Elaine @ Steve Bloor's Blog | From Mormon Bishop to Secular Humanist
I can identify with your personal stories because I too left Mormonism. I know how difficult it is t...