Wealth redistribution, taxes, government, and the poor in Winter Quarters

In our current election season, many issues have been debated about the economy, including wealth redistribution, social safety nets, economic recovery, the size of government, the poor and self-sufficiency. Brigham Young was faced with these same issues when building a … Continue reading

180 Years Ago In Church Periodicals: The Ten Tribes

Each month, I plan to feature an article, story, or document of interest that was published 180 years ago that same month in a Mormon periodical. There are some fascinating gems in the early newspapers, and interesting developments in thought … Continue reading

Dawkins Whips Followers into Anti-Mormon Tweeting Frenzy

President Obama’s terrible showing at the presidential debate last night understandably has some liberals feeling nervous. Many, including the Obama campaign, have risen to the occasion and critiqued Mitt Romney’s debate performance at the level of substance. Others, unfortunately, have … Continue reading

New Youth Curriculum, and the Digital Facilitation of New Revelation

I have often considered the massive practical difficulties in regards to promulgation that would be involved if the Church today were to present a radical, paradigm-, policy- or doctrinal-shifting revelation, the likes of 1978’s Official Declaration 2. This difficulty can … Continue reading