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Black LDS Lives Matter: Part 2 Mormon Doctrine

A black LDS Facebook group called, “Latter-day Saints for Social Justice,” which seems to have gone black now, (no pun intended) prompted my first investigation into black LDS Facebook activity with its lead post or header, posing this question: Should … Continue reading

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Black LDS Lives Matter: Part 1 Who are You?

What could possibly be wrong with an organization that calls itself “Black Lives Matter?” Continue reading

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Mormonism and the Mythical Curse of Cain Part 4: It’s a law of God

In 1969 president McKay actually moved the business of removing the black priesthood ban to a vote amongst the Brethren, and the resolution was passed. Absent on church business from that vote however, Harold B Lee demanded a re-assessment, and … Continue reading

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Mormonism and the Mythical Curse of Cain Part 3: The Ballad of Randy Bott

Randy Bott was unarguably the most popular Brigham Young University religion (or any other) professor on campus. He’d just won a national student poll and was reigning US “professor of the year.” He taught the mission prep class and gave … Continue reading

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The Godhead

Two years before his martyrdom, the Prophet Joseph Smith wrote a letter to a newspaper editor, John Wentworth, who asked Joseph for a brief statement outlining the basic tenets of the “Mormon” faith. In response, Joseph Smith authored what we … Continue reading

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The Last Words of Christ

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13) If that doesn’t sound entirely familiar to the Mormon congregation, it’s because I’ll be using text from the World English Bible … Continue reading

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