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How Buy Term And Invest The Rest Really Works

It seems that a number of readers and especially whole life insurance salesmen don’t seem to get how the concept of buying term and investing the …

Unlocking Temple Symbolism

Introduction<p>Mormons don’t tend to do symbolism well. This is largely because they grow up in a symbolically arid religious environment where …

Ezra Taft Benson and Politics

<i>Discussions exploded as people learned that the 2015 Relief Society/Priesthood manual will be teachings of Ezra Taft Benson. One lesson is even on</i> …

Reason to Believe

When I was taking Wilfred Griggs and Alan Keele’s history of civilization class (The Pen and the Sword, for anyone else who might have taken it), I …

Of Sustaining, Dissent, and Missing Paradigms

Guest Post- Matt Stearmer<p>One of the most difficult tasks any believing individual will face is how to navigate the murky waters of faith and change …

Drowning at church

This essay is a response to the First Presidency’s recent statements that encourage open discussion of hard questions at church. It is co-written by …