Natasha Helfer is not in trouble with the Church because the Church is trying to tell her how to do her job. She’s in trouble with the Church because she’s trying to tell it how to do its job.
In an increasingly divided world there is one thing that we can consistently unite around: our love for our planet.
When someone is harming others’ faith, is it “spiritual violence” to excommunicate them? Or not to?
Honest conversation about vaccination might be more challenging than any other issue. Why? And is it even worth trying?
Searching for Christianity in the latest BYU Equity Report. Eleven theses toward a more productive conversation on race.
Like the accusations against its history, some have insisted the doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ has racism “embedded” within it. Are those making this claim aware of what the Church actually teaches?
Those who claim that Latter-day Saint history is uniquely racist pay insufficient attention to the larger context surrounding early Saints, as well as the meaningful examples of positive race relations in the life of Joseph Smith.
Much sorrow is being felt in the wake of this pandemic, by so many. How can we better “mourn with those that mourn,” while also working through our own grief in healing ways?
As black conservatives have become more vocal and popular, efforts to dismiss them have also increased. If we’re serious about diversity and inclusion we need to hear from all black voices, including those on the right.
A long report on racial equity was released by a BYU committee last week, eliciting widely disparate public responses. We summarize three competing interpretations being taken up here.
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution talks about the right to bear arms but also talks about a well-regulated militia. It’s time to talk about how compromise can enable the Second Amendment for the good of all.
An institutional lens is useful for thinking about Israel as the unfolding “Kingdom of God,” since it is a durable, multifaceted social structure that has been important for thousands of years.