Author Archives: Mithryn

Map of Mormon Schisms by /u/SpoonMo

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LDS Church and Same Sex Marriage Timeline

Same Sex Marriage Timeline courtesy of /u/KrampusonaShelf from Reddit -August 7, 1984 newly called apostle Oaks writes memo to church: “Principles to Govern Possible Public Statement on Legislation Affecting the Rights of Homosexuals.” In it he advises against church trying to … Continue reading

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The Pump – LDS film and the original source

Xennial is what marketing people call my generation now.  We saw the first Atari computer, and know why you shouldn’t get tangled in a phone cord while someone is trying to use a modem. LDS members in our era likely … Continue reading

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Ethan Smith, Hyrum Smith, Oliver Cowdery, Solomon Spaulding connections

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ABC’s of Science and Mormonism now available in Print from Amazon!

“It is by no means improbable that some future person will ask a question something like this: What book about an American of the nineteenth century has exerted the most powerful influence upon the destinies of his countrymen? And it … Continue reading

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Greg Trimble lets someone else do his thinking

Greg Trimble is a Mormon blogger. No, scratch that, he’s a correlated Latter-day Saint blogger. His latest post shows that he doesn’t do a lot of thinking when he posts. This post is a breakdown to help people who think … Continue reading

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Why do you stay? (A response to the “Where will you go” talk by Elder Ballard)

Compare and contrast to the “Where will you go” talk by Elder Ballard] [Update 2/8/2017 11 a.m.: I originally said “Elder Holland” but it was Ballard. Regardless I linked to the right talk] My grandfather was nearing the end of … Continue reading

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The Man who wrote the LDS Essay on the Book of Abraham was a fraud?

Well at least the conclusion that the Book of Abraham has “parts of standard funerary texts that were deposited with mummified bodies”. Who wrote the essay?  I’m not sure, it’s unsigned, but what LDS scholar claimed this idea first? To … Continue reading

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Dating Fanny Alger (most likely 1835 – 1836)

DatingFannyAlger Link goes to a PDF.  Research is someone else’s.  Text of research below: Dating the Joseph Smith – Fanny Alger Relationship   Identifying the exact year of the marriage or relationship between Joseph Smith and Fanny Alger is challenging.  … Continue reading

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17 new reasons to doubt in 2017

When the CES letter came out, the apologists complained that the issues brought up were “old issues” and despite their answers to many of the old issues being wrong, untested, or simply insufficient, they expected people to doubt the CES … Continue reading

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