Joseph vs. The Gold: Help me script it!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08wRRff8x0k Ever since seeing this not so good version on youtube, I’ve been wondering what a good recreation of the Joseph Smith run with the plates might look like.  It’s all based on Lucy Smith’s account: “The plates were secreted about three miles from home… Joseph, on coming to them, took them from their secret […]

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How is lying an improvement?

In case you haven’t heard, LDS Inc has updated their scriptures.  Most of the changes are cosmetic, apparently, but Peggy Fletcher Stack notes some that aren’t so cosmetic: changes that reflect views on race and polygamy.  But what’s confusing me is the spin that’s going on with these changes.  In Stack’s article, almost everyone she […]

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Mitt Romney – a typical Mormon?

I caught a rather interesting letter-to-the-editor in the SLTrib taking Mormons to task for disregarding their own scripture. The letter basically noted that the Book of Mormon condemns those who despise the poor. Here are the relevant cites from the Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 9:30 But wo unto the rich, who are rich as […]

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the Mormon quiz

Just caught this quiz on Facebook hosted by mormon.org. Feel free to take the quiz. I got 14 out of 14 correct, but two of the questions stood out. First, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints really, really, really hate it when you associate Mormonism with polygamy, as this question indicates: […]

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