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Religion, Race And Double Standards

October 29, 2012 by


The arguments against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with respect to its 1849-1978 policy of restricting priesthood ordinations from its black members are not new.  We’ve discussed them before.  Thus, the arguments that Andrew Sullivan makes in his October 23rd article in The Daily Beast are nothing extraordinary.  However, Mr. Sullivan’s biggest […]

“I Believe”

September 1, 2012 by


You may have heard about a popular Broadway musical currently showing called “The Book of Mormon”.  In this musical there is a catchy tune called “I Believe” sung in which “Elder Price” expresses his crisis of faith and finds reaffirmation of it.  The song contains many statements of belief which claim to be true expressions […]

When Romney Was a Mormon President

June 11, 2012 by


When Romney Was a Mormon President By Max Perry Mueller (@maxperrymueller) In Max Mueller’s article When Romney Was a Mormon President, the author hopes to chronicle Mitt Romney’s time serving as a Bishop, Stake President and his work at Bain Capital. In trying to accomplish this Mr. Mueller has made some assertions about the Church […]

Priesthood Restriction for Black Church Members

June 7, 2012 by


With respect to the priesthood restriction for black church members that existed in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints until 1978