God offered the children of Israel a direct encounter. That was too much. They wanted something safer. Do we sometimes do the same?
When authoritative answers aren’t readily available, do we have the capacity to imagine possibilities and beautiful storylines beyond mere logic and reason?
This month we feature passages from Tolstoy on the struggles of the spiritual life and David Brooks on
the importance of building moral character.
A recently released so-called “Radical Orthodoxy Manifesto” has made some waves. But what exactly does it mean?
Many young believers feel the only options they have are to be rigidly dogmatic to the point of being fundamentalist or to reject the Church’s teachings in favor of progressive political doctrines and intellectualism. This statement encourages intellectual engagement with the Church of Jesus Christ in ways that are faithful and flexible instead of either rigidly dogmatic or heretical and doubting.
It’s hard to say anything good about COVID’s impact. But I’m about to try.
When presumptuous certainty stands in the place of a living faith, the stage is set for the shattering of one’s “faith” without typically even recognizing the hyper-fragility of what had been tightly held previously.
Monroe McKay, a Latter-day Saint judge for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, passed away leaving a legacy of humility, hard work, and generosity of spirit.