6 Comments to “Greg Prince on Evolution and Diversity of Mormon Thought”

  1. […] theology as part of his remarks to the Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference (as transcribed at this site): Mormonism currently is a church that has never systematized its theology and indeed now teaches […]

  2. […] stumbled across a Greg Prince talk giving a nice overview of Mormon thought in the past and present. It's not an approach one […]

  3. […] Rather than pursuing such a course, the Church has Instead perpetuated certain rules that are thought to be infallible despite the fact that there may be overwhelming evidence against them.  Rules such as the current mangled-up version of the Word of Wisdom, which is unrecognizably different from D&C 89.  Abstinence before marriage may be healthy, but instead we are teaching that if a mistake is made and our powerful instincts get the better of us we are irreparably damaged.  These and many other teachings and practices may have been well-intentioned at first, but they have since grown into dogma that the Church would rather stubbornly protect despite the immense collateral damage done by doing so, rather than simply accepting that some rethinking would be the smart thing to do.  This is cherry-picking.  Certain parts of the Bible, of other scripture, and even of early Church leaders are accepted and promoted today because they conveniently fit into the mold that leaders have created.  The rest is ignored.  We are taught to apply the scriptures to ourselves, which means that we should consider each verse and what it truly means when applied to our current state.  Instead, we cherry-pick, often paying a hefty price and losing many of our best by doing so (see this link). […]

  4. 、素晴らしいブログの記事。 ..来ない所に保管してください

  5. 完全にこの問題にどのようなあなたの姿勢を感じます。私は細かい明細の一部に同意しない場合がありますが、私はあなたがおそらくそれを説明する素晴らしい仕事をしたと信じています。正ビート自分自身でそれを研究すること。ありがとうございます。とにかく、私の言語で、このような多くの良い情報源は、通常はありません。良ああ私

  6. A 良い明確な答えと素晴らしい概念。しかし、どのように私は投稿しない|この上仕事関数 ウェブサイト 追加です。 Foureyed詩人。

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