Monthly Archives: May 2011

Daughters of Mormonism/Rapture Fail

I intend for feminism to be a frequent and recurring topic in this blog and have several blogs planned to address feminism/women’s issues in Mormonism and more generally. In the meantime, feast your ears on Daughters of Mormonism. I have … Continue reading

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Early rapture day status update.

It’s a bit after 3:00 am on the East Coast and so far no earthquake and no one has been caught up to heaven that I can tell. Of course, I am in the basement of my house on the … Continue reading

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Leaving bases uncovered?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how to re-cover of my bases so to speak. When I was a junior in high school I played Tevye in the musical Fiddler on the Roof. While most of the lines are … Continue reading

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Ye simple souls who stray.

The Shawshank Redemption. One of my very favorite movies. Because he is at the wrong place at the wrong time, Andy Dufresne receives two consecutive life sentences at the Shawshank State Penitentiary for the murder of his wife and her lover.  The … Continue reading

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Will Hopoate is going on a mission.

Will Hopoate is going on a mission. This rugby prodigy who is already a professional athlete is preparing to leave seven figures on the table to go serve a mission. That is a greater sacrifice than most make. This kid … Continue reading

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So long pantyhose!

Following a broader trend away from them, the church is no longer going to require its female employees to wear pantyhose to work. It is fair to wonder whether this is just fresh evidence that the church’s ideas about gender … Continue reading

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Are women happy with their role in the LDS church?

There was in interesting podcast at Mormon Matters this week that discussed the role of women in the Mormon church. A lot of ink has been spilled on this topic and one of the frequent made arguments, and a recently … Continue reading

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