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Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is a psychotherapist who focuses on issues surrounding female sexuality and feminism within the LDS framework. Questions are asked from listeners and answered on the podcast.

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123: SEARCHING FOR THE MOTHER OF GOD

This episode is a recording of a Christmas talk given on October 11, 2016.  In it Mike Barker discusses the struggle to find powerful and righteous women in scripture to point his daughters towards as examples. ________________ Also please donate to the Liahona...

ROGUE ONE AND DONALD TRUMP

  Kristin and Mikle South have a long tradition of hosting big parties for the release of big movies, from the Lord of the Rings trilogy to the new Star Wars shows. This year they hosted 592 friends and friends-of-friends for an advance screening of Rogue One: A...

Limiting Hope

Hope is inspiring. It expands our hearts and lifts our mind. It pushes our feet back under our bodies to rise up and get back to work in the face of difficult obstacles. In times of disappointment, trial and depression, in the doldrums of guilt and the paralysis of...

The God of Lost Keys

You needed to leave two minutes ago. You’ve searched frantically but can’t find your keys ANYWHERE. Seriously, this is getting ridiculous! You are going to be so late for that important event.   Then it occurs to you: you haven’t said a prayer yet. So you pause...

Sunstone Nauvoo Retreat 2017 Review

In October, my friend and I had the opportunity to spend a weekend in Nauvoo, Illinois for the Sunstone Nauvoo Retreat. This event was the first of its type from Sunstone- a location-based historical retreat for those who are academically interested in Mormonism. The...

122: The CES Podcast (for the rest of us): Episode 16 – Acts 6-12

Did first-century Jews wear underwear? Did people from the Bible view skin color in a racist way? Did Peter immedialty interpret his vision as meaning the Gospel was for the Jew and Gentile? Why were the Gentiles getting the Holy Ghost before they were being baptized?...

The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy

Review of “The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy, by Carol Lynn Pearson Dear Carol Lynn, I wanted to write and express my appreciation for your wonderful new book, “The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy.” I read it this past weekend, which for me is fast. Once I started, I couldn’t...

The Worth of Souls

Christine de Pizan is one of the first female philosophers whose works we have available. There is some debate about calling her a feminist.  I think a strong argument can be made for it, but let’s do that another time. The point is that she was a strong advocate of...

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Rational Faiths is taking a step to help those who cannot help themselves. We have pledged to “Adopt a Stake” through the Liahona Children’s Foundation. Join with us!

"...we are asking our Church leaders to inquire of the Lord if the one year wait on the temple sealing can be changed..."


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These videos were created for Latter-day Saint parents and allies to voice their love for their LGBT brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. They want to give a message of comfort and support to other parents who are navigating the difficult conflicts that can arise in families around this issue.

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"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)