There is a healthy accountability in Mormon leaders standing up before the membership twice a year to go over the budget. Boring? Yes, certainly. But boring is kind of the idea.
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The Supreme Court is set to take on a hair-raising (or hair-razing) case of a Muslim prisoner in Arkansas who wants to grow a beard.
Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large for “America” magazine, says his recent trip to the Middle East revealed surprising new truths about Jesus that many have not previously considered.
Taking exception to Elder Nelson’s talk from yesterday. I can be a disciple of Christ and a supporter of nontraditional marriage. In fact, I can support nontraditional marriage precisely *because* I am a follower of that good shepherd.
Evangelicals aren’t monolithic on issues of sexuality and LGBT rights.
Some say that there are “no atheists in foxholes”—that, when confronted with her or his own mortality, even the most ardent atheist suddenly becomes a believer. But a recent car accident reminded me of how my atheism fuels my appreciation for being alive.
Vicky Beeching’s songs are among the “top 25 most sung” in North American churches. She talks to RNS about coming out as gay.
A Mormon reader asks whether she should marry her Greek Orthodox boyfriend.
Nearly half of Americans believe suicide is never justifiable. How people balance faith and science shapes whether they see suicide as a sin or a symptom of a disease.
With the death of Lauren Bacall we have lost a woman who knew what she wanted, pursued it, and modeled for the rest of America how to do that at a time when women were more defined by who they married. She was a treasure.