The Consolation of Boethius

The Consolation of Boethius

Sometimes in your studies, you run across pleasant surprises. Recently this happened to me.  As I was studying medieval church history, I ran across the name Boethius. I learned that Boethius was a powerful influence on the scholastic movement with writers like Thomas...
Jesus Christ, Demigod

Jesus Christ, Demigod

Recently in my doctoral work, I have been studying what Mormons consider part of the Great Apostasy- the first four ecumenical councils- which include the Council of Nicaea (325CE), the Council of Constantinople (381CE), the Council of Ephesus (431 CE), and the...
Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of black sheep and #blacklivesmatter I’ve had this post in my head for months. It still may not convey all that it means to me from the night my perspective shifted yet again. However, I’m going to share what I have in hopes that this is a correct time for it. I was...