To speak of America as exceptional is not to vaunt ourselves as better than other nations or peoples. Rather, it’s to celebrate and give rightful gratitude to founding principles that are inspired in their protection of sacred freedom.
Asian-American Christians often rely on the Bible carefully and deeply to influence many elements of family life, especially parenting.
Our communities are built on individual men and women who take a moment to look outward and ask what can I do to make things better
As more young people today lose an appreciation for religious freedom, it’s understandable that we point to higher principles. It might also help to direct attention back to our own family’s stories to understand why this is still so important today.
As long as we love ourselves more, so the popular precept goes, our happiness will also grow. Is that really true? Not if our self-love disregards the reality of truth and our need to love that most.
Can a religion be adequately understood by referencing simply its psychological or sociological manifestations? Not according to religious people, it can’t.
The message of a “restitution of all things” shared by the Church of Jesus Christ is exciting on many levels. Is it possible that this restoration is even more expansive than many of us have realized?
Introducing and launching a new series of articles based on the American Families of Faith project involving scholars at BYU and beyond. The project aims to deepen understanding of diverse religious families across the United States.
It’s become popular to assert that sexual orientation is, and ought to be, analogous to race for Latter-day Saints. That insistence overlooks what prophets actually say.
Gary Wilson provided research clarity to the ill effects of pornography on the brain, for this he was harassed and hounded in life. His death gives us an opportunity to praise his work.
W.B. Yeats saw a time when the center wouldn’t be able to hold and the world would spiral out of control. What is our center? And if it’s failing what could the repercussions be?
Social justice has become a point of aching division in America, and even among Latter-day Saints—with different sides claiming Jesus’s message as justifying their own view. Could that same gospel, however, offer some ways to find vital common ground instead?