A Latter-day Saint Defense of the Unborn
It has become popular for people of faith to seek a middle ground in the abortion debate of being “personally opposed” while according choice to others. This is why I think that position is problematic.
Intersectional Anger on the Left and Right
What’s helpful about intersectionality, and how it can also be harmful (on both sides of the political spectrum). This continues our series on anger in America today (See also “Anger and the Modern Prophetic Voice”)
The Real Social Dilemma
Although drawing some welcome scrutiny to a fixture of modern life, the popular new documentary misses some important points as well. Especially our own responsibility in the larger mess.
Poly-Parenting: Is This The Brave New World We Want?
Proponents emphasize how in vitro gametogenesis will ‘dismantle completely the reproductive structure of heterosexuality.’
Cold War Strategies for America’s Racial Divide
In this time of growing hostility, there may be important things to learn from another time of deep conflict—one that resolved in a surprisingly peaceful way
Injustice, Outrage, and the Problem of Atheodicy
However challenging it has been to make sense of evil as believers, try doing that without God in the picture. As many conclude there is no ultimate purpose or justification in evil, there is likewise no sense of ultimate redemption from it either. How could you not then feel despair and outrage?
China’s Disturbing Disregard for Religious Freedom in Xinjiang—and Beyond
All Americans–regardless of religious affiliation–should care deeply about the plight of the opressed Uyghurs unable to practice their beliefs in China.
The $100 Billion ‘Mormon Church’ story: A Contextual Analysis
Major headlines this week left a vivid impression in the public mind of a major scandal uncovered in the Church of Jesus Christ. A closer, more careful look suggests otherwise.