Job’s words, “The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord,” are especially meaningful post-COVID.
1st Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction provides valuable scriptural insights by focusing narrowly on the intention of it’s author, Nephi.
Latter-day Saints see their faith as a receptacle of truth not just a dispenser of it, which explains the ease in finding so much that is “virtuous” and “lovely” in many traditions.
Why have governments not deemed churches “life-sustaining” like similar public accommodations? Recent court rulings may help clarify the balance.
The story of Abraham sacrificing Isaac teaches obedience, but believers can benefit from wrestling with this text, as Jews have done for centuries.
Vivid moments of contrast can provide richness and fresh insight. That doesn’t mean they’re all meaningful or enjoyable, though.
When we reduce complex conversations to simple for-or-against-us battles, we perpetuate the conditions that make creative and peaceful resolutions unlikely.
One of the most beautiful aspects of a University is intentional space for exploring differences in perspective. That space is worth fighting to preserve.
The fall of the Berlin Wall was an early memory as a child, scarcely comprehended. Americans today don’t seem to grasp its full import either. But they should.
Halloween wasn’t always just about costumes and candy. If you don’t really dig the ‘spirit’ of the holiday, here’s something you can try.
If you think life should be easy, its hardness can feel crushing. But what if this difficulty is an essential feature, rather than a disconcerting mistake?
Since my mother-in-law died ten days prior to a day many Christians call Good Friday, I have wondered what about the crucifixion of the Messiah is “good.”