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The Necessity of Clans?

March 31st, 2016 by MC

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Our esteemed JG co-blogger John Mansfield has a theory that Mormons are retreating socially into their extended families, and worries that the Church is turning into something like a confederation of clans (have I got it right, JM?). He goes so far as to posit that the custom of cousin marriage might make inroads in a more insular Church.

I don’t really see the trend of extended families becoming more important than other Church associations, possibly because I live in a far-off land where most Mormons are transplants without extended family around. But I do observe a trend that might be related. (more…)

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March 31st, 2016 01:36:45

“A meathead hero”

May 17th, 2010 by Vader

A devastating critique of  the execrable All in the Family:    (more…)

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May 17th, 2010 10:48:58