Mormonism

ARBENDER ROBINSON & ANASTACIA MCCLESKEY: Dreams, Life And The Freedom To Choose! in Cabaret at 54 Below 2018

<b>Submit Updates</b><p>ARBENDER ROBINSON & ANASTACIA MCCLESKEY<br>AUGUST 6, 2018 @ 9:30pm. Door open at 8:45pm<p>Arbender Robinson and Anastacia McCleskey have 17 …

Siblings

Books: Events for week of July 22

Baton Rouge<p>Monday, July 23<p>Introduction to Overdrive and Libby: 10 a.m. to noon, EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Get a …

Barnes & Noble

“Was Adolf Hitler Religious?” and other burning matters

The latest iteration of the bi-weekly Hamblin/Peterson column in the Deseret News has now appeared: “Was Adolf Hitler religious?” *** An interesting …

Jesus

You Need To Understand Mormonism If You Want To Understand The Oregon Standoff

Jim Urquhart / Reuters<p>Protesters affiliated with the Bundy family are seen in Nevada on April 12, 2014.<p>God told Ammon Bundy to fight back against the …

Religion

A Tale of Two Female Outcasts in the American Southwest

In 2011, the photographer Tanyth Berkeley went to Colorado City, Arizona, to meet a woman named Ruth, a member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a polygamist sect of Mormonism. As we learn in Berkeley’s new photo book, “The Walking Woman,” Ruth had grown up and …

Siblings

Good Reading, Good Listening, Good Ideas

Two new review articles appeared today (Friday) in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture: “The Case of the Missing Commentary” “Much More than a …

British Columbia

Kirby: Hey, Ambassador Huntsman, I’ll take over your Russian gig

After I narrowly missed being nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump, it’s doubtful that he would pick me to be the next …

Salt Lake City

Why millennials are really leaving religion (it’s not just politics, folks)

July 16, 2018<p><b>By Jana Riess, RNS senior columnist</b><p>A couple of decades ago, when young adults began showing their dissatisfaction with organized …

Religion

For the first time in its 80-year history, Hill Cumorah Pageant will be off-limits to — who would have guessed? — full-time Mormon missionaries

The Hill Cumorah Pageant began in 1937 as an LDS missionary tool and, for most of its 80 years, young Mormon proselytizers acted in the spectacle, …

Salt Lake City

Facing Mobs and Making History: Remarkable Accounts from the First Sister Missionary in the Church

It was a Saturday night on the crowded streets of Oldham, England. Inez Knight and her companion, Lucy Jane (Jennie) Brimhall, along with a group of …

Great Britain

Are Latter-day Saints Christians?

July 20, 2018 by Dan Peterson<p>Something that I wrote and published back in 1998:<p>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has always accepted …

Theology

Mormon Church Seeks to Dismiss Lawsuit Accusing Ex-Church Leader of Rape

The Mormon Church, citing statutes of limitations, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses a church leader of sexually assaulting a woman in 1984 when she was training to be a missionary.<p>Lawyers for the church and the former leader, Joseph Bishop, the president of the church’s Missionary …

Jesus

Utah third party nominates Mormon missionary leader for race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's centrist United Utah Party has nominated a senior Mormon missionary center leader in a race for U.S. Congress.<p>The third party nominated Tim Zeidner Tuesday evening to replace Melanie McCoard, its former nominee for Utah's 3rd Congressional District who the party says …

Jesus

This Gay Mormon Man Who Got Famous For Marrying A Straight Woman Is Getting Divorced

Josh Weed, who made headlines in 2012 for coming out as a gay Mormon man in a straight marriage, announced Thursday that he and his wife, Lolly, are …

Love Myself

Utah Jazz: Fan target Jabari Parker shows true colors with statements on defense

Throughout this summer’s free agency, several Utah Jazz fans were pining over Jabari Parker. But his recent statements have likely changed their …

NBA

Goodbye, Days of ’47 Youth Parade. Saturday’s event will be the last, ending an 80-year-old Utah Mormon tradition

When the Days of ’47 Youth Parade travels through Salt Lake City on Saturday morning, it will mark the end of an 80-year-old Mormon tradition — …

Salt Lake City

Bluegrass Conference announces All-Conference baseball and softball selections

(KMAland) -- The Bluegrass Conference released their All-Conference selections on Thursday afternoon. Below are the picks:<p><b>BASEBALL</b><p><b>First Team</b><p>Pitcher - …

Mormonism

Episode 55 - Allie Jesse Raphael (Warren Jeffs/Part 2)

Mormonism

Theater review: “Book of Mormon” an overflowing cup of raunchy comedy

As Elder Cunningham’s parents pack him off for two years of duty in “The Book of Mormon,” they instruct their son to be mindful of his little …

The Theatre

Behind the Headlines: Legislature creates inland port amid Biskupski’s criticisms, LGBTQ suicide prevention group V.P. resigns after LDS Church donation and what’s in store for Ambassador Huntsman

The Utah Legislature changes the law that creates an inland port near the Great Salt Lake, but Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski criticizes its …

Salt Lake City

BWW Interview: Mormon-bred Utahn Chase Ramsey to Perform as Elder Cunningham in BOOK OF MORMON Musical on Broadway

Receiving a "mission call" is the first significant part of the rite of passage for young, faithful Mormons as they become missionaries for the …

Salt Lake City

Commentary: We can almost hear the fabric of our democracy shredding

Dear Members of Congress:<p>Watching the Helsinki Summit in real time, our hearts broke. Our president deferred to Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Salt Lake City

This week in Mormon Land: Gender gap in LDS songs, dreams of a two-hour block, wins and losses on the LGBTQ front

<i>The Mormon Land newsletter is a weekly highlight reel of developments in and about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whether heralded</i> …

Salt Lake City

BYU’s unofficial LGBTQ club has changed its name to reflect ‘all different types of sexuality and gender identity’

Eight years ago, some students at Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University started an informal LGBTQ club. They didn’t expect the faith to …

LGBTQI

LDS Church comments as Dan Reynolds seeks to raise $1 million at second LoveLoud music fest

SALT LAKE CITY — Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds hopes a bigger crowd in a larger stadium at next week's second annual LoveLoud music …

Imagine Dragons

Judge considers motion to dismiss suit against ex-MTC president, LDS Church

Shutterstock<p>Judge considers motion to dismiss suit against ex-MTC president, LDS Church<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A Colorado woman who alleges a Missionary …

Salt Lake City

Affirmation veep resigns, calls acceptance of Mormon church donation for LGBTQ suicide prevention ‘morally reprehensible’

For Kimberly Anderson, accepting the LDS Church’s $25,000 gift to support LGBTQ suicide prevention was like hiring arsonists to fight fires.<p>After …

LGBTQI

Letter: Only the Mormon First Presidency could get Utah to vote Democratic

The letter by Steven Pappas (Tribune, July 8) is just the most recent of the many letters appearing from time to time in the Tribune that lay out a …

Salt Lake City

Spamilton - An American Parody: First look at Hamilton spoof at Menier Chocolate Factory | London Evening Standard

Opening on July 24, Spamilton: An American Parody will be mocking the the much loved rap musical, as well as musical theatre in general, taking aim …

The King and I

LR venue to show Book of Mormon

The national tour production of The Book of Mormon will be onstage Feb. 12-17 -- at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday -- …

Tony Awards