Why is a diverse group of religious parents suing a Maryland School District? They’re teaching a new religion in the classroom.
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Is seeker sensitivity in churches a solution or a trap? There is a paradox that increasingly inclusive doctrines lead to both orthodox and progressive departures. There is an honest Latter-day Saint approach.
Are Latter-day Saints more prone to child abuse? Research reveals that the community has significantly lower abuse rates due to effective protective measures.
Is it okay in these competing visions of the world’s problems (and solutions) for any one of us to make a serious mistake? If so, what is to be done about us?
Kevin Singer recently wrote an article for Religion Unplugged where he discusses whether spirituality could have anything to do with the mental well-being of our Gen Z population. He shares new research showing a strong...
When we equate agency with being merely choice, we miss out on how human agency manifests in rich ways that are not always conscious and deliberately chosen.
Latter-day Saints enjoy high levels of social trust in their communities thanks to shared beliefs and values. This is a blessing, but it has made us vulnerable to bad actors who misrepresent their beliefs.
Most American faiths are facing a shortage of pastors due to burnout and the avoidance of ministry among young people. Are there lessons from the Latter-day Saint experience that can help our fellow Christian brothers and sisters?
Did the pandemic year draw people away from religious community and commitments— or reinforce them? The answer is both—depending on who you’re talking about.
The restitution of the gospel fullness through Joseph Smith has made waves for nearly 200 years now. Two important new texts spark a meaningful conversation about the scope and meaning of this restoration – and the nature of the God who ushered it in.
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.