(RNS) — While it’s a cheering thought that my religion has survived several hundred years in the imagination of ‘The Expanse,’ I’m not so enthusiastic about the way its Mormons seem stuck in the distant past.
(RNS) — Short answer: probably not, but a columnist can dream.
7 things you may have missed at the April General Conference.
The LDS Church just reissued its statement on race and Charlottesville, and the 2nd release is a virtual smackdown of the alt-right -- including its Mormon adherents.
The social media hashtag #DearWhiteMormons was supposed to give Mormons of color a chance to share their experiences. But some angry white Mormons blasted back.
Mormons need to think carefully when there is such a growing discrepancy between the beautiful racial and international diversity that characterizes our religion around the planet and the much narrower range that is evidenced among our most visible leaders.
Ed Smart bears his testimony while Kate Kelly has a diva moment; Denver Snuffer represents the unorthodox right and and young transgendered Mormons speak to life on the left. It was all at Sunstone ... and I missed it.
Three stories in this week's Mormon news: Friend says that accused killer Jodi Arias is being blamed for a murder that was actually a blood-atonement conspiracy by the LDS Church. Uh huh. In happier news, the LDS Church has unveiled exciting changes to its Scripture apparatus, and thousands of new missionaries are expected to begin serving around the world.