Hill Cumorah Draws Business and Protests To Streets of Palmyra

I’m a little late on posting this, but I still wanted to post it. A few weeks ago we went to see the annual Palmyra Pageant. It is always a fun day, and is pretty much the only time where I get to see any protestors against the Church. This article from YNN in Rochester […]

More in the Dr. Charles A Sankey lecture series

A while ago I went to a lecture at the local university. They started a series about freemasonry, and I thought it would be interesting to listen to and see if there was any connection to the Church (in particular in the 1840’s in Nauvoo). As my blog posting noted, it was kind of a […]

The colours and styles of ties at General Conference

During conference, my wife and I commented a couple of times to each other about a nice tie that someone had on. I was following the #ldsconf hastag as well, and occasionally someone would tweet something about a tie. Well, This Week in Mormons actually did a tie tracker. They tracked colours and patterns and […]

Charles A Sankey Lecture in Masonic Studies

A while ago I went with a friend to attend a lecture at the local university. Apparently Brock University has a fairly extensive collection of Masonic texts, and this was called the Charles A Sankey Lecture in Masonic Studies (click here for the program). The main part of the lecture was supposed to be about […]

2011: The year Mormonism went mainstream

The National Post (in Canada) has a relatively positive article about the Church that was in the paper on December 26, 2011, and is also on their web site: Something happened to Mormons in 2011: They got popular, gained cachet and became, well, cool. Long thought of as outsiders, followers of the Church of Jesus […]

Transparency: America’s Wealthiest Religions

The GOOD web site (“a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward) had a posting the other day about America’s Wealthiest Religions. I’m not sure where they got their information from, and I’m not totally clear on what exactly the point of it is, but they have an interesting chart that compares […]

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