Category Archives: Belief systems
Buzzfeed reports on a Bill Clinton stump speech in which the former President gives a false representation of LDS theology: Clinton also recalled a moment from his youth in Arkansas being approached by two or three Mormon missionaries in Hot … Continue reading
I recently bought Pocket History of the Church by D. Jeffrey Bingham, a brief summary of the history of the Christian church, starting after the death of the Apostles. While reading it this afternoon, I ran across the following passage, … Continue reading
From time to time, I hear members of the Church (particularly within the Bloggernacle) grumble about the ‘simplistic, standard’ answers given time and again over the pulpit and particularly in General Conference. You know: pray, go to church, hold family … Continue reading
Not having a teaching assignment myself during Sunday School, I tend to bounce between Gospel Essentials and Gospel Doctrine, while occasionally going to neither and instead hanging out in the chapel with my iPad. A few weeks back, I happened … Continue reading
Let this be a warning to all you mystery-delvers out there. Heh. ..bruce..
I’ve previously expressed my opinion (here and here, plus here) that the classic (conservative Christian) view of the Noachian flood — a worldwide immersion of liquid water, likely between 3000 and 2000 AD — is implausible due to a complete … Continue reading
The Defense of Marriage Act, passed by the US Congress in 1996, defines marriage as being solely between “a man and a woman”. Judge Joseph Tauro of the US District Court of Massachusetts just issued a ruling striking down the … Continue reading
Christian Groups: Biblical Armageddon Must Be Taught Alongside Global Warming The Onion strikes again. ..bruce..
As usual, Gerard Van der Leun at American Digest not only comes up with ‘net gold, but gives wonderful commentary on it as well. This video is for me more haunting than any of the post-apocalyptic films Hollywood has pushed … Continue reading
As you may know, Sen. Orrin Hatch co-authored a song for Hannukah. The Tonight Show decided to return the favor, as per the clip above. ..bruce..