(RNS) — Do we ever truly know people?
(RNS) — What explains more than a half-century of ruby-red Republicanism in the Mormon-dominated state of Utah? How did Latter-day Saints become so Republican in the first place? A new book about Ezra Taft Benson sheds some light.
(RNS) — Saturday’s General Conference was like Corn Flakes—nutritious, fortified, and blissfully predictable. After a tumultuous week in our nation, boring was helpful. Boring gave me time to think.
(RNS) — ‘Racist statements and policies were once made by prophets and apostles, and we specifically need prophets and apostles to overturn them now,’ says guest columnist Kristin Lowe.
Feeling burned out? A new online course from author Thomas McConkie casts a wide net to help Latter-day Saints deepen their faith through meditation, theology and psychology.
(RNS) — Does serving a Mormon mission to a place like Africa make someone more supportive of global development? Yes … and no.
(RNS) — As the polygamist sect’s members and ex-members recover from the trauma inflicted by Warren Jeffs, an excellent new podcast goes behind the scenes to document the FLDS community’s transformation.
(RNS) — In 2016, 81% of white evangelicals supported Donald Trump, as did 61% of Mormons. The Biden campaign is making a direct appeal to some of these voters.
(RN) — Last month, the BYU Religious Studies Center halted publication of ‘Saving Faith’ because of author John Gee’s statements about homosexuality and child sexual abuse. But the book’s problems run even deeper.
What Mormons do in this election matters – not only politically, in swing states such as Arizona, but in terms of the church’s own reputation and even its missionary efforts.
If Mormons are a people who believe that the “true order of prayer” is what exists in the temple, it makes sense for that blessing to be offered to every member of the church, no matter where they live.
(RNS) — ‘This is a different theology than we have seen before in Mormon circles,’ a historian says about Chad Daybell’s violent ideas about the end of the world.
Mormons used to routinely predict not only the end of the world but particularly the downfall of America. What changed? Scholar Christopher Blythe explains.