Casual Ex-Catholics vs. Strict Ex-Protestants

Posted by in Religion on 18. Feb, 2016 | No Comments Yet

A Dutch observer compares ex-Catholics to ex-Protestants and proposes that the type of religious adherent one was deeply affects the type of atheist one becomes after leaving.

Book Review: Patrick Mason’s Planted

Posted by in Religion on 23. Jan, 2016 | 1 Comment

If I were to compile a list of all the things my fringe Mormon friends and I wish our traditional counterparts understood about us, this book addresses them all. If you’re seeking to understand a Mormon family member or friend who doesn’t really fit in the church, or if you are the one who doesn’t […]

Greg Prince – What I Have Learned from My Journey

Posted by in Religion on 25. Feb, 2012 | 2 Comments

The following is a transcript I typed of a speech Greg Prince made at a Mormon Stories conference in Washington D.C. in October 2011. This is the third segment, in which Prince gives a summary of the “lessons learned” from his own faith journey.

Greg Prince – My Journey

Posted by in Religion on 25. Feb, 2012 | 2 Comments

The following is a transcript I typed of a speech Greg Prince made at a Mormon Stories conference in Washington D.C. in October 2011. This is the second segment, in which Prince gives the audience a brief overview of his own faith journey.

Greg Prince on Trying to Bring People Back to Church

Posted by in Religion on 06. Oct, 2011 | No Comments Yet

The following is the second half of my partial transcript of the Greg Prince interview. Here, the question posed to him is if he can make the case to those who have deliberately left church activity and persuade them to return to participation. Greg Prince gives an interesting answer that would be useful for anyone […]

Greg Prince on Dealing with Tough Religious Issues and Appreciating Other Faiths

Posted by in Religion on 06. Oct, 2011 | 3 Comments

The following is a partial transcript of a Mormon Stories podcast interview with Greg Prince, whom I find absolutely fascinating. At this point in the conference, the interviewer, in front of an audience very well educated in all the most problematic areas of the history of the LDS Church, poses what is¬†unarguably¬†a very difficult question: […]

Leaving Rapunzel’s Tower

Posted by in Religion on 10. Apr, 2011 | 36 Comments

I don’t make a habit out of drawing parallels between my life and the life of a Disney princess, but I just finished watching Disney’s Tangled and found some intriguing similarities that might be useful for explaining my faith journey