Vote!

Today, half the nation will select our presidential candidates. Voting in primaries is more important than in the general election because primary results determine the available options. Alternatives, in turn, sometimes determine the outcome. Remember Spencer Kimball’s motto? Do it. Do it right. Do it right now. After two decades of division and gridlock, we […]

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What to do with Mormon missionaries?

So, here’s an intriguing quandary for you. I have a colleague, a full professor who has taught Psychology of Religion for about 30 years. He knows more about what makes religious people tick than just about anyone else in the world (he has, quite literally, written THE BOOK on it). I got to talking with […]

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Parenting and the Bible — without religion

by a former believer I will be getting married in July. Afterwards, our next goal is to try to get pregnant. Probably too much information, but anticipating the possibility of children has brought up some questions that I haven’t found satisfactory answers or thoughts to, and I would like some input from others.

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Untangling the Knot

Three years ago this month, I mailed my resignation letter to Greg Dodge at Member Records in Salt Lake City. There was nothing special about my letter. I used the generic resignation letter from Kathy Worthington’s website, www.MormonNoMore.com. I didn’t bother to explain all the reason’s I don’t believe. They’ve heard it before. I didn’t […]

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a symbolic rite of passage?

Wendy P writes: I’m in the middle of a ‘post-Mormon’ issue that I’d love to explore. My mostly non-active daughter (age 7) wants to be baptized, mainly to fit in with her active LDS friends and family members. Is it disingenuous to have a child baptized, who really isn’t an active member or believer? She […]

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