Join Miguel and Lesley as they speak with Bryndis and Norienne regarding the recent changes to the temple endowment. Are the recent temple changes good? What has the response been from the Mormon Feminist community? Are apologies necessary for this issue? Is there further marginalization that has occurred because of these changes? How do women of color feel about these temple changes? What do these changes tell us about possible future paths for the church? Does it pave the way for women’s ordination?
– Does Isaiah 7:14-15 really prophecy of the Virgin Birth of Jesus of Nazareth?
– Why do prophets almost always try to run away from their calling as prophet?
– What does HOLINESS mean within the context of Judaism and Early Christianity”
– Dr. Sheldon Greaves actually makes Isaiah interesting as he puts Isaiah’s writings in historical context in this episode of The Weird and Wild Old Testament
The news of the recent feminist-centered changes to the temple has brought joy and rejoicing to many. That is important. It is valid. But it also brings sadness and grief to others. This, too, is important and valid. These are steps forward. As one Mormon Feminist...
Word hit the street this week about changes to the temple ordinances. The bloggernacle is alive with those returning and reporting after visiting the temples. I've had a lot of conversations about this since the news broke and so went through the exercise of parsing...
This past Saturday, I received my endowment under the “old” covenant wording. So the very recent announcement about the changes came as a total shock. I naturally began to wonder if the covenants I made to my husband not even a week ago was suddenly retroactive. How...
The Endowment session has been significantly altered in the new year. In particular, many changes have been made that bring greater gender equality to the temple ceremony and covenants. Rather than address the particular changes, I want to highlight one lesson I hope...
In part 2, Laura and Miguel sit down with their new friend, Shelly, to discuss Shelly’s new podcast about being Lesbian and growing up Mormon – Latter Day Lesbian Podcast
Laura and Miguel sit down with their new friend, Shelly, to discuss Shelly’s new podcast, Latter Day Lesbian
-Do you find Isaiah boring?
-Are the 10 Lost Tribes really hiding under the Polar Ice Caps?
-Do you find Isaiah too hard to read?
-Do you just not want to read Isaiah?
-Would you rather gouge your eyes out than read Isaiah?
_Would you rather drink a whole pot of coffee than listen to another “interpretation” of Isaiah?
-Do you doubt the conferences where they “UNLOCK THE MYSTERIES OF ISAIAH?”
You are not alone!!
Dr. Sheldon Greaves actually makes Isaiah interesting as he puts Isaiah’s writings in historical context in this episode of The Weird and Wild Old Testament. Miguel didn’t believe it could be done, but is now a convert and you can be too!
I have often struggled with an apparent paradox. On one hand, I am persuaded that citizenship, whether in political, religious, or social communities, carries with it a moral obligation to participate and to try to improve the conditions under which people live and...
I often encounter messages from Christians of various denominations and theological orientations that make a claim of Jesus’s intentions on a particular topic. They cite a Bible verse that they argue supports their position on a theological claim or political...
“and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven” – Jeremiah 7:18 Back when I was 17, I wanted more than anything to go to Bible college, so I went with my Baptist youth group to Columbia, South Carolina to visit the school. But my parents would...
What are the problems with Bishops Interviews within the Mormon church? Is this practice harmful? How can it been seen as something necessary if it causes harm?
– How is it that Black Women Voter’s suddenly come in and save the day?
– What are some examples of the Magical Negro Stereotype?
– These Questions and more are discussed in Dr. LaShawn’s triumphant return to the Racism 101 Podcast
The following is a paraphrased summary of a presentation given by Reverend Griffin Phillips as part of a series of Advent Luncheon Speaking Events held at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Danville, Kentucky on December 17, 2018. Griffin is an ordained...
Who Is The Servant? A Sermon by The Dr. Reverend Kukuk -The Weird and Wild Old Testament (extra; 338)
This past Sunday I went to my wife’s church, where Reverend Kukuk preached from the Advent Scripture Reading which was in Isaiah. I asked the Reverend if we could publish her essay here and she said yes.