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For Those Who Disagree

January 29th, 2017 by MC

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What’s the right way to act when you disagree with the Church?

I’m not asking this question because it’s some sort of novel situation I find myself in. Far from it. Who doesn’t have disagreements with the Church? Even with the prophets, dead or living? Even with (*installs lightning rod*) the Word of God itself as recorded in the scriptures? There are thousands of pages of scriptures, conference talks, Church policies, Sunday School lessons, half-remembered anecdotes from your batty old aunt about how they used to run things in the pre-war M.I.A., etc. The odds that you could thoughtfully ponder all that and not find some points of honest disagreement are astronomical. (more…)

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January 29th, 2017 02:35:58

Reluctant Polygamist, Joseph Smith Jr. By Meg Stout

April 26th, 2016 by Bookslinger

Meg’s series of posts about Nauvoo polygamy at Millennial Star is now in book form. Available at Amazon.com in paperpack, and Kindle ebook.
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April 26th, 2016 04:00:30

A Daniel*!

March 15th, 2015 by Bookslinger

(A phrase used in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice to exclaim the wisdom evidenced by a character acting as a judge. I believe it can be used to describe any person exhibiting much wisdom aside from strictly judicial wisdom.)

If you haven’t done so, please hie thee over to the Millennial Star blog and read this series of posts by Meg  Stout:

The series begins here: http://www.millennialstar.org/a-faithful-joseph/

A summary of the above here: http://www.millennialstar.org/faithful-joseph-digest/

and here: http://www.millennialstar.org/why-i-am-not-persuaded-joseph-smith-had-sex-with-plural-wives/

And this comment on a different subject: http://www.millennialstar.org/commandments-not-a-few-and-revelations-in-their-time/comment-page-1/#comment-148576

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March 15th, 2015 10:15:08

Brief History and Analysis of Mormonism.

March 22nd, 2014 by Bookslinger

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March 22nd, 2014 10:02:56

Plural Wives, not Debauchees

February 19th, 2013 by G.

Joseph Smith’s plural wives mostly stayed faithful to the Church, and those that didn’t never claimed that they were debauched or seduced or taken advantage of by a libidinous Joseph. (more…)

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February 19th, 2013 09:33:13