“My situation isn’t isolated to Mormonism. But to suggest that it doesn’t exist in Mormonism is just bullshit. Abuse of power happens in every religion.”
It was as if the congregation was asking for a divorce. They blamed the separation on a wide range of factors and feelings, but ultimately the facts were clear: the congregation was no longer in love with the PCUSA. Whatever embers of mutual love once burned were now long extinguished.
An interview with Leslie Dorrough Smith on her new book, “Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for America.”
How a meeting with Muslim youth leaders led me to realize I had cynically underestimated a slogan’s power.
Five things happened to our ancestors of the 17th of Tammuz and…
The systematic abuse of the free exercise clause strikes again. In this latest episode, according to bloggers at Hot…
In his latest book, historian George Marsden attempts to provide an account for the…
No, in July of 2014 we don’t face the urgent threat of an established church, but we do face an ongoing struggle with those abusing freedom of religion.
Like it or not, the Republicans in Congress are now a kind of congregation, a reality of church, a particular church, but still a church. Inescapably, now they present a Christianity in total power.
At least a dozen Mormons nationwide have faced or are facing discipline for criticizing Church practices or policies—even in anonymous chat rooms.