On “Unrighteous Dominion”

Joseph Smith in Liberty Jail by Liz Lemon Swindle. I have problems with people casually throwing out accusations of “unrighteous dominion” at Kate Kelly’s and John Dehlin’s priesthood leaders. The phrase, of course, comes from Doctrine and Covenants 121. We have learned by sad experience that it is the nature and disposition of almost all … Read more

Are You an Active Mormon? Kate Kelly is Insulting You (But You’re Probably Too Stupid to Realize It)

If you’re an active, faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are content with your membership in the Church, are happy to sustain Church leaders, willingly keep your covenants, and aren’t on a feminist crusade to tear down the patriarchy at any cost, then Kate Kelly has a message for you. … Read more

Republican’s Modest Proposal Risks Eviction From Party

[Written by a friend of mine and posted here with permission.] Sunday, June 15, 2014 Scranton (New Jersey) Tribulation and Coupon Saver, A-1 (REUTERS) Pamela Printzmetal, a member of the Republican Party, has cried foul over reports that the party may expel her. Printzmetal has been a long and vocal advocate for the addition of … Read more

President Benson on Apostasy

President Ezra Taft Benson (1899–1994). A friend of mine posted this on Facebook, and I want to repost it here. President Benson once taught: “Sometimes we hear someone refer to a division in the Church. In reality, the Church is not divided. It simply means that there are some who, for the time being at … Read more

“Have Nothing to do With Them”

One of the frescoes on the ceiling of Karlskirche in Vienna (completed in 1737) depicting either: (A) an angel burning the heretical works of a Protestant theologian or (B) Moroni torching the collected transcripts of John Dehlin’s podcast interviews and Kate Kelly’s “Six Discussions.” It has just been reported by the New York Times (and picked up … Read more