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Mormonism: When A Con-Game Is Ligitimized

Religion IN Review Series/Mormonism

Essay by Christopher Hitchens/Slate Magazine

If the followers of the prophet Muhammad hoped to put an end to any future “revelations” after the immaculate conception of the Koran, they reckoned without the founder of what is now one of the world’s fastest-growing faiths. 1,743 more words


What Our 140th Anniversary Celebrations Taught Me About Being Church

Well the major event of the 140th celebrations has come and gone. We had a great time. Here are some of my reflections on the weekend,prompted in part by the bishop’s and your comments. 1,172 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

Mormonism Besieged By Modern Age

USAToday 6/17/2012 updated/re-posted 5/16/2015

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A religious studies class late last year at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, was unusual for two reasons. 1,811 more words


A Better Response to the Building of a Mosque than to Oppose It

Here is an interesting story that I picked up from an Australian newspaper.

“ Residents Bendigo of who oppose a plan to build the town’s first mosque say that the building will attract more Muslims to it, rather than meet the needs of Muslims in the community. 930 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

Key findings about the changing U.S. religious landscape

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Pew Research Center’s new Religious Landscape Study, the first since our 2007 study, draws on a massive sample size of more than 35,000 Americans to offer a detailed look at the current religious composition of U.S.

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What about the Society?

One of the greatest opportunities for a student on a gap year to take is the opportunity to serve and do work for those less fortunate. 533 more words


"Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History" (Thomas & Chesworth, eds.)

In July, Brill will release “Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History” edited by David Thomas (University of Birmingham) and John Chesworth (University of Birmingham). The publisher’s description follows: 119 more words

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