Posts Tagged ‘Utah’

Mormon News, September 5–9

In the News CHURCH CHANGES SEMINARY LESSON After the LDS Church released a Gospel Topics essay in 2013 on race and priesthood that seemed to disavow previous racist teachings, some Mormons were recently surprised when a new manual stated...

Mormon News, April 18–22

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A week after reports alleged that BYU students who report sexual assaults were at risk for punishment by the Honor Code Office, the university said it will review its policies. The Salt Lake Tribune interviewed several women who said...

Mormon News, March 28–April 1

The LDS Church announced a new website this week to help connect local Mormons with LDS or non-LDS refugees in their area. In the past the church has encouraged donations through its official welfare services channels, but the website...

Some Love

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Indifference rests quietly alone in the universe while love, hate, and hurt rage tightly together elsewhere across safely defined demarcations. Some Love secretly yearns for rest but plunges deeply into the scramble of human emotions From his childhood in Sicily...

Mormon News, March 16–20

Carl Wimmer, a former Utah state legislator, explained this week just how far the LDS Church can go to get legislation it supports passed, even by instructing local leaders to pressure handshakelawmakers. Wimmer revealed that the LDS Church has...

Mormon News, March 9–13

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Peggy Fletcher Stack examined the efforts of the LDS Church to teach members the challenging portions of the faith’s history. Stack interviewed numerous historians for her Salt Lake Tribuneglass article, all of whom stressed the importance of openness and...

The Year in Review, January 3, 2015

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For those who follow Mormon studies and Mormon culture, it may not be an exaggeration to say that 2014 will stand out as a deeply significant year for these reasons ...