Christian Apology: On some common heresies…

I wanted to capture the thoughts of a young man who came to me during our recent trip this past week for Baptisms for the Dead at the Washington Temple. He asked me about the way in which the Zoramites recite their common prayer from the Rameumptom. He wanted to know what I thought of the Zoramites’ prayer and what it meant. It put me on the spot a bit, but the power of the [...]

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Busy, frustration, just venting…

Excuses …

I know it’s been a long time since I wrote. And yes, it’s because of procrastination pure and simple. I keep a list of the entries I need to get to and as it grows, my reluctance to catch up on them grows right along with it. I doubt this is surprising to anyone … but I thought it best to just get that said first. I’m tempted to leap ahead, but I [...]

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Review: The Dalai Lama’s “Beyond Religion”

Author/Title: The Dalai Lama. Beyond Religion. Format: Audio (Unabridged) Rating (of 5): 2.7

Honestly, I think the idea behind the book has some merit: reach out to those folks to whom the very notion of religion is a turnoff and begin talking to them about behaving ethically and considering “deeper” matters when going about the world around them. The problem though is that groundless ethics are, well, groundless. I personally floundered for quite some time [...]

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