COVERING THE COVERAGE

Those Ultimate Christian Fighting Words

Is he going to hell?  Will I make it to heaven?  Threats of hell, alongside tremulous aspirations for heaven, have been so common throughout religious history that many people in contemporary America can hardly conceive of a Christianity without angst as a dominant...

EDITORIALS

The Doctrine of Christ is Not Racist

It’s been more and more common to hear assertions in public commentary of late that racism is somehow intrinsic to Latter-day Saint doctrine—even  “in the DNA” of our faith and its teachings. After the recent BYU report on racial equity, it was taken for granted among...

Bites of the Best Books: April 2021

Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy More interesting than the arc of Anna’s tragic downfall is the spiritual journey of Konstantin Levin. He is the novel’s conservative, monogamous opposite to the freewheeling, belly-worshipping Anna and her paramour Vronsky.  Levin struggles...

How Jesus Can Cure Our Hatred

In the Lord Jesus Christ’s great intercessory prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, He pleaded with His Father in Heaven that we would be “one.” That unity is not just a nice aspiration, it is a commandment of God.  But amidst current raging contentions in our land, how...