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Helping God Create the Church

It is your responsibility to make your religious tradition . . . more truly religious by the time you are through with it. That’s the great challenge we face. — … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 9 Comments

Keeping My Covenants by Supporting Ordain Women

I was blessed last night to participate in the General Relief Society Meeting while sitting in the balcony of the historic Tabernacle on Temple Square.  I was particularly moved to … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 6 Comments

Satan’s Plan 2.0: Deseret Book Edition

Satan’s Plan 2.0: Deseret Book Edition I wrote this post for the Rational Faiths blog: One of Jesus’ most transformative insights is that spirituality is an inside job. At a … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Mystical Body of God the Mother

I will present this paper at the annual Sunstone symposium in Salt Lake City on August 2, 2013. I argue here that God the Mother has revealed and continues to … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Epithalamion

On the Occasion of the True Marriage Of My Good Friends Emmanuel and Courtney Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory, Mother of the pink-ankled Muses who dance on Mount Helikon, Sing through … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hot Talk

I delivered this talk in sacrament meeting at the Washington DC Third Ward on Sunday, January 20, 2013. The first counselor in the bishopric asked me to speak on how … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 28 Comments

The Priesthood of All People

Mormons are generally familiar with division of the priesthood into the Melchizedek priesthood and Aaronic priesthood. In this blog post, I will suggest that both of these priesthoods are a … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 7 Comments