Taylor Petrey's new book argues that gender identity in Mormonism is not fixed, but fluid and changeable. It only *looks* like gender essentialism.
(RNS) — People don’t use the battlefield phrase ‘the front lines’ for nothing. On Memorial Day, health care workers who have died in the fight against COVID-19 are our new heroes.
"Even though I’m not attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anymore, I had a moment of real gratitude that I’d been raised to have a year’s supply of food," says guest columnist Mette Harrison.
Last week the LDS Church issued a statement mandating which of 16 artworks would be acceptable for use in its buildings. If we can micromanage that, can we not also make it clear that this is not the time to be cavalier about a deadly pathogen?
(RNS) — More young adults are leaving organized religion, but there are also some pockets of good news, even for mainline Protestant churches.
This spring, I and several million other Latter-day Saint women have lost access to the sacrament, but it’s not because we have sinned.
(RNS) — The new issue of Dialogue, guest edited by Mormon feminists and chock-full of diverse voices, will likely not be read by the people who most need to read it.
(RNS) — Here are some reasons Donald Trump could still pull it off in November, and even more reasons why he might not.
"Family is family," says guest blogger Mette Harrison. "And even if I’m not a believing Mormon anymore, family will be forever."
Last week I was coughing, battling an intermittent but lousy headache, and feeling utterly fatigued. And through it was the nagging question: Was this the Covid-19 virus?
(RNS) — Anna Woofenden, founding pastor of the Garden Church in California, talks about reimagining church, literally from the ground up.
(RNS) — Our plight is as much spiritual as it is medical, and if we don’t have voices to speak and hands to help, maybe we shouldn’t be in the spirituality business to begin with.
The LDS Church is donating medical supplies in 57 countries affected by the pandemic, and encouraging Mormons to sew face masks.
A lot of Mormon fasting is taken up with fasting *for* something—a particular end, a better life. What would it look like to go deeper?
General Conference's focus on the way Latter-day Saints are unique recipients of the fullness of God’s truth came across as tone-deaf in a time of need.