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Zuleika (Potiphar’s wife) and Joseph #MormonMeToo

In Jewish and Muslim traditions, we are told that the wife of Potiphar was named Zuleika. The name Zuleika is of Pashtun origin, and it’s meaning is “Radiant One” and “Brilliant and Lovely.”  Thus,...


Gender Roles Are a Result of the Fall

“For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.” 1 Corinthians 15:22 In the beginning, God created a world where man and woman were perfectly equal. Both were...


Why Good People do Bad Things

I’ve been reading about the massacre at Mountain Meadows on September 11, 1857. South Utah Mormons disguised as native Americans and their Paiute allies laid siege on a wagon train from Arkansas. The 5...