Discussing Your Religion: Baptisms for the Dead

Posted by in Religion on 09. Oct, 2014 | No Comments Yet

What Mormons think when you say “baptism for the dead” versus what non-Mormons think.

Each Life That Touches Ours for Good

Posted by in Religion on 22. Jun, 2014 | No Comments Yet

So goes the familiar Mormon hymn:

Each life that touches ours for good
Reflects thine own great mercy, Lord.

“We do not believe it just to mingle religious influence with civil government…”

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 26. Dec, 2013 | No Comments Yet

I have an interesting thought exercise for those complaining that U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby’s decision constitutes an act of judicial tyranny because he overruled the will of the majority.

How Not to Win the Hearts of Religious Folk

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 29. Jun, 2013 | No Comments Yet

This new atheist monument seems too much about settling scores and not enough about furthering the freedom of (non)religion and the cause of open discourse.

Defending Muslims

Defending Muslims

Posted by in Religion on 22. Sep, 2012 | No Comments Yet

I heard a saying once that goes, “Once you get to know people, it’s impossible to hate them.” I’m not sure if this is always true on the individual level, but on the collective level it seems to be. Put in other words, there are good people everywhere.