Monthly Archives: December 2013

This Week in Polygamy

The topic of polygamy has always generated a prurient interest or curiosity in the non-Mormon population at large. This interest is most obvious among those in monogamous cultures, particularly those cultures with strong European influence. This actually makes a bit of sense, as in the supposedly authoritative words of Wikipedia, “in the global context, acceptance… Read More »

New Church Article on Race and the Priesthood

It is no secret that before 1978 those of African descent could not hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (It is technically wrong to say that “blacks could not hold the priesthood,” as non-African blacks could hold the priesthood before 1978.) People of all races could belong to the… Read More »