The third woman in the Women of the Book of Mormon series is Abish, one of my favorite people in the Book of Mormon. Abish is the faithful woman that lived alone, spiritually, with non-believers. I personally identified a lot with her growing up, as I grew up in a rural community in Ohio where […]
I’m interrupting my series on Women in the Book of Mormon to talk about something that makes no sense – the LDS Church’s reaction to the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) policy changes. I wasn’t going to talk about it, but the reaction makes so little sense, it is hard not to.
In part two of this Women in the Book of Mormon series (click here for part one) we will look at Sariah, wife of Lehi. Sariah may mean “YHWH is ruler” as a version of the Hebrew Seraiah. Vowels were not written in Hebrew at the time, and Seraiah as Sariah may have been the female […]
When it comes to Mormonism, one of the questions I’ve been asked about recently has to do with the role of women in the Book of Mormon. Specifically, why are there so few named at all? This is a very good question. Personally, I think it is to focus more on the ones that are […]
One thing I really dislike about Mormon McConkieism (the ideology that treats Bruce R. McConkie’s book “Mormon Doctrine” as if it were real doctrine, rather than what it really is – his opinion) is the idea that other Christian Churches are the “Church of the devil” and that only we, LDS Mormon Christians, are the […]