Last week I presented at the 2016 Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium. The title of the presentation was “Faith and Doubt in Contemporary American Mormonism: A Quantitative Empirical Perspective.” Here is the abstract as it appeared in the program: Much has...
https://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/content.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/81SunstoneKirtlandPresentation2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAt Sunstone Kirtland 2015 a few of the Rational Faiths folks presented on...
https://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/content.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/79SunstoneKirtlandRecap2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSunstone Kirtland 2015 Overview: Last weekend a team from the Rational Faiths...
Every year my family makes the obligatory Mormon-Hajj from the mission field to Zion. We usually make it a point to meet with a few of our permabloggers and if possible, to make it to the summer Sunstone Symposium. Here is a photo-journal of our visit to the...
https://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/content.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/68BestTwoYearsReviewandSunstone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’ve never been to Sunstone and sometimes I would like to be able to...
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LGBTQ Mormon Crisis
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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)