Author: Amelia

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A Gospel of Love

Recently I was listening to Krista Tippett’s On Being (a favorite public radio show of mine); her guest Kate Braestrup (a chaplain to the game wardens in the parks and forests of Maine) made...

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Book Review: Magdalene by Moriah Jovan

Power, prostitution, sex, revenge, and . . . a Mormon bishop?  I was intrigued.  How could a romance, complete with explicit sex, involve a Mormon bishop as its hero?  I confess that was the...

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The Modesty Myth: Why Covering Up Just Won’t Do

In the last month I’ve read a couple of opinion pieces about the sexualization of our young girls. In “Parents, Don’t Dress Your Daughters Like Tramps,” LZ Granderson, an ESPN columnist and CNN opinion...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

by Amelia I have a long history of struggling with the church, but recently I have felt much more peace in my relationship with it.  Until the last couple of Sundays.  The last two...

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imagined communities.

by amelia i’ve been reading benedict anderson’s seminal work on nationalism, imagined communities.  and i’m curious how some of its key ideas relate to the community and power structure of mormonism.  anderson argues that...