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Reading is about community”—Rosalynde Welch on the 2018 Mormon Theology Seminar

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From Guest

Applications for the 2019 Mormon Theology Seminar are now being accepted! See here for details. This post and others in the series offers you glimpses of what the seminar is like from the perspective of past participants. This post comes from Rosalynde Welch, who will be co-directing the 2019 seminar.  As a mother of school-age […]

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MIPodcast #85—Race and the Making of the Mormon People, with Max Mueller

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From Blair Hodges

This year marks forty years since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began, once again, to ordain black members of African descent to its priesthood. Forty years since the church began administering it sacred temple ordinances to black women and men. Over the past forty years the body of scholarship on race and […]

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“Ye Shall Call the Church in My Name”

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From Christopher Blythe

A Multi-Denominational History of Latter Day Saint Responses to 3 Nephi 27 (Or a Story of Church Names) At the October General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson made a scriptural case for using the full name of the Church. He cited the resurrected Christ’s response to […]

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