The top 2008 quotes on my alma mater

Christianity Today (January 2009) captures my two favorite.

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A top 2008 Post on HI4LDS

As local media concentrate on their top stories for 2008, let me throw in just one of mine for fun.

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Yes, Jesus, I believe You!

After spending the afternoon in John 14, it would be sin for me to reject Jesus’ words and believe in a modalistic god as some “evangelicals” do.  They are not obedient in their faith. I must obey by believing what Jesus told his disciples, for he speaks to me during these last hours of 2008.  […]

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A Child Is Born by W. Jeffrey Marsh

Marsh, an associate professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University, authored A Child is Born (CFI, 2008). He writes unapologetically for the LDS Christmas story. The very first page of the book put me in a foul mood when he described Jesus: He was half mortal and half eternal (1). I would like to […]

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Quote of the month on Twilight

Twilight centers on a boy who loves a girl so much that he refuses to defile her, and on a girl who loves him so dearly that she is desperate for him to do just that, even if the wages of the act are expulsion from her family and from everything she has ever known. […]

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Beautiful Zion: Impressions of Church History

Artwork by Al Rounds Text by S. Michael Wilcox Published by Covenant Communications, Inc. (2008) My first question:  Would Joseph Smith embrace postmodernism or pluralism?

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The Sunday Page has some zeal

Here is the post:  “Christians’ Rejection of the Bible.”

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Setting the Record Straight: Joseph Smith – the Mormon Prophet

Susan Easton Black authored this book (Millennial Press, 2007).  It is part of a series.  With all the misinformation accessible to journalists, this series is suppose to provide truth. I read the book.  Here are some interesting questions in the book. Did Joseph Smith prophecy that members in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

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The great emergence of Obama and Warren (but what of LDS)

Join together our nation’s president and our nation’s pastor and you have even some stirring toward a great emergence in the new age. But what do we do with all the critics? And what do we do with LDS in the Great Emergence?

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Two Thoughts by Truman on the Temple

In the book, The Temple Where Heaven Meets Earth (Deseret Book, 2008), Truman Madsen writes: In the Gospel of John we read that in an upper room Jesus said to Peter that the acceptance of the ceremonial washing of feet was essential.  Peter’s refusal would mean that “thou hast no part [elsewhere translated inheritance] with […]

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