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Guest Post: Turns Out I Was Wrong

By Lilith: Mormon studies scholar, ethnographer, and feisty heretic. Deeply and queerly Mormon. I know the missionaries were disappointed to hear that I have strong feelings about certain Church policies and cultural practices. I...

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On Rites and Rituals

Mormonism places a large amount of emphasis on rituals and rites of passages. When you’re a baby, you’re blessed. At age 8, baptism is expected. If you’re male, you’re ordained to the priesthood; but...

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Am I Saved?

A part of each work day for me is spent sitting, being, and sharing with people who are at the end of life. Cancer treatment has failed and as they face the reality that...