Choosing to Believe: Thoughts from the Givenses

Choosing to Believe: Thoughts from the Givenses

Posted by in Religion on 17. Oct, 2012 | No Comments Yet

The following is taken verbatim from the introduction of an important new book from Terryl and Fiona Givens called The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life. Whether and/or when belief is a legitimate choice is a fascinating topic to me.

Terryl Givens on Choosing to Believe

Terryl Givens on Choosing to Believe

Posted by in Religion on 03. Mar, 2012 | 3 Comments

The following is a partial transcript I made of an excellent Mormon Stories podcast interview with Terryl Givens, one of the most intellectually interesting and thoughtful Mormons I know of. Here he discusses his view on how and why religious belief must be a choice and not simply something that’s obviously false or obviously true.