Deep Dive on Topics from Dallin Oaks Devotional

President Dallin H. Oaks, of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke last night, Sunday, May 21, 2023, to a group of young single adults. The intimate conversation about marriage, family, identity, and love was broadcast to a worldwide audience. 

Oaks spoke on many topics frequently discussed in Public Square. So we wanted to share some articles if you’re interested in thinking more about the themes he presented.

Truth & Love

Holding the Tension of Truth and Love (and Where We All Get It a Little Wrong)

Agape Love for Christmas

Why Is It “Big News” That Believers Are Motivated by Love?

Comparing Allyship and Discipleship


Tying a Stronger Knot: Overcoming Contemporary Marital Myths

Sexuality and Truth in Harmony

The Philosophical Basis of Biblical Marriage

Latter-day Saint Families: Eternal Perspectives


Zero Population Growth Isn’t the Answer, My Friend

The Lesson We Need From America’s Most Fertile Religion



Have Progressives Really Won this Contest of Ideas?

Treasuring All That God Has Revealed

Is Sexuality Who We Are or What We Do?

Can Religious Freedom Heal the LGBT+ and Faith Divide?


Transgender Questions

Separating Fact from Fiction with Gender Identity

Every Body Matters


Our Deepening Divide Over Identity

On Symbols and Identities

About the author

C.D. Cunningham

C.D. Cunningham is the managing editor of Public Square magazine. After graduating from BYU-Idaho, he studied religion at Harvard University Extension. He serves on the board of the Latter-day Saint Publishing and Media Association.
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