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Mormons: Baptizing the Dead

Baptism For the Dead and the Mormons

The Church of Jesus Christ if Latter Day Saints (Mormons) believe in baptizing the dead. First of all, this is done in abstention. 834 more words


Alex Caldiero: Why I am a Mormon

This interview originally appeared on PBS.

Alex Caldiero is a poet, writer and visual and performing artist known for his avant garde poetry readings. Following his conversion to Mormonism, Caldiero moved to Utah in 1980. 1,078 more words


Feelings and the Mormon Mold


I sometimes think life would be a lot easier if we didn’t have feelings. Feelings get in the way of everything. They get in the way of the ideal. 302 more words

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Wandering Celebrity

In Farther Away, Jonathan Franzen warns against the temptation to treat David Foster Wallace as some brand of postmodern saint, wrecked and hallowed by his mental illness. 1,186 more words


Response to CARM: Difficult questions, part 4

I have recently been pointed to a website called Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry as an excellent location to learn LDS doctrine. On this website they have many pages dedicated to what they call exposing the truth of Mormonism. 443 more words


The Going Away Machine (Part 2)

We lived at the top of a hill in Murray, Utah, on Jones Court. To the north was a whitewashed Mormon church. We attended regularly, despite Methodist roots. 620 more words


Don't Doubt Your Faith

I came across this video a few months ago and I actually watched it while I was with Elder Hanssen before he left for home. As we were watching this he exclaimed, “I’m so scared, I don’t want this to happen to me.” This video is a story of a young man and his life of living the Gospel from his younger years to when he decided to serve as a missionary. 1,061 more words

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