145-147: Lynn Packer: Paul H. Dunn “Lying for the Lord”

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Lynn Packer, nephew of Boyd K.  was an investigative journalist who looked closely into the claims of Paul H. Dunn and discovered there to be startling concerns, not just with his storytelling but also his financial activities.  In this three…

144: Emily Jensen & Tracy McKay-Lamb: Has Zion Fled?

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Jensen and McKay have edited a collection of essays from contemporary US Mormons about the idea of Zion.  Though the idea of Zion has been reconceptualized over time from  being understood as an ideal community, to a place of refuge for…

143: Tariq Khan: Politics and Oppression

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At the April 2016 conference Elder Patrick Kearon petitioned Mormons worldwide: “Each one of us can increase our awareness of world events that drive these families from their homes. We must take a stand against intolerance and advocate respect and…

142: Jon Ogden: A Mormon Millennial’s View on Truth, Beauty and Goodness

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Mormon Millennial and blogger Jon Ogden recently lit up the internet with his thought provoking essay on truth, beauty and goodness as a way of working through faith crisis.  Getting the balance right, he argues, can lead us to more…

141: Bryndis Roberts: The Future of Ordain Women

Atlanta based attorney Bryndis Roberts is the chair-elect of Ordain Women.  In 2008 Bryndis joined the LDS church from the Black Baptist church and served for a number of years as a  Relief Society President in an inner city Atlanta Ward.  She…

140: Charles Inouye: When Justice Isn’t Enough

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“The idea that everybody gets what they deserve -good people get good things, and bad people get bad things – sounds like such a wonderful idea at first glance.  But when you think about it, if it’s really true that…