Tagged: racism


What Good Is a Prophet?

“Claiming to speak for God is a tricky business — especially when God changes his mind, often, on hot-button political issues after receiving immense public backlash.” – Lauren Jackson, writing for CNN about the...


Guest Post: Reckoning with the Great Man

by Anelise Leishman On July 4, 2020, the Black Student Union at BYU addressed a letter to the university’s president Kevin J. Worthen, Russell M. Nelson, and the NAACP. In it, black students call...


The founding fathers – heroes or villains?

I recently read “The Founding Fathers – heroes or villains?” by Tad Callister, posted by the Deseret News.  It struck me as deeply problematic and ahistorical.  It is problematic because he accuses people who today are...