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Latter-day Saints need to tell their own stories
Barrett Burgin—Deseret News
I realize that no one can gate-keep Latter-day Saint cinema, but applying powerful rules of story and craftsmanship will yield the best results. Latter-day Saint filmmakers have something different, unique, and vitally important to offer.
Born This Way? The Rise of LGBT+ as a Social and Political Identity
Researchers looking at rates of LGBT+ identity, find the data suggest that while there has been an increase in same-sex behavior in recent years, sociopolitical factors likely explain most of the rise in LGBT+ identity
Are Wars of Religion as Dangerous as Secularization?
Émile Perreau-Saussine—Church Life Journal
MacIntyre considers that the erasure of forms of belonging threatens the individual, whereas liberalism considers that forms of belonging threaten the state and tyranny. He considers that the same danger threatens faith and practical reason and that both pass through wisdom rather than calculation.
Christianity is Not Merely Another Identity
Ismail Royer—First Things
The petitioner and the Court accepted the premises of the contemporary grievance-oriented mode of the modern liberal order, rather than the premises of the American founding, which holds that truth should prevail over falsehood as the source of our political order.
A new ‘Jesus movement’? Evangelist Nick Hall says Gen Z is hungry for ‘something supernatural’
Ian M. Giatti—Christian Post
Today’s generation wants a movement of their own, and Hall believes it’s time to unleash them and commission them to see their friends come to know Jesus.