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An ancient Greek meat market symbolizing whether we should use preferred pronouns
Tolerance

Sacred Meat, Sacred Pronouns: Discerning Lesser Controversies

Exploring the parallels between ancient Greek sacrifices and today’s cultural rituals, the analysis underscores the importance of discerning core doctrines from lesser controversies. It advocates for principle-based discipleship.

Sexuality & Family

Preferred Pronouns: At What Cost?

Increasingly, we are hearing that honoring preferred pronouns is simply a way to show love and nothing more. Yet this overlooks both the larger ideology connected to this pronoun embrace and its real-life implications, especially in the lives of young people.

Identity

Separating Fact from Fiction with Gender Identity

With gender identity and transgender questions at the forefront of public discourse in recent years, the need for discerning the truth is as critical as our care for those navigating these questions.

Persuasion

A Better Conversation about HB 11

The problem with HB 11 was not its failure to reach compromise on the question of transgender athletic participation, but limiting its scope to a single question, where only one set of competing interests could be served in the end.

Identity

A Conversation with Rep. Kera Birkeland

Coverage of Utah HB 11, regarding transgender students in high school sports, has generated more outrage than illumination. We wanted to find out if there was more to the story.

Identity

Our Deepening Divide Over Identity

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s remarks at BYU revealed an already-existing conflict over how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its critics conceive of identity. As prophets affirm repeatedly, our true identity existed long before any of our present experiences, and is remembered, more than discovered.

Family Matters

Every Body Matters

It’s unethical to enact laws that take for granted that the evident purposes of one’s sex-specific embodiment are incidental to human happiness.

Family Matters

Is Sexuality Who We Are or What We Do?

That this thing called “sexuality” ought to dictate much of our lives is hardly questioned anymore, including among Christians. But is this right or true?

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