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.
Tag: Organized religion
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.
Behind our beliefs, there looms the figure of Authority. Can we effectively evaluate the truth of a claim without dealing with what authority we trust?