Event: DC Symposium 2001

Interfaith Couples: The Effects of Partnered Relationships on Religious Perspectives

Interfaith Couples: The Effects of Partnered Relationships on Religious Perspectives Intimate relationships between persons of different beliefs present unique challenges and benefits. The participants in this session will discuss how their different religious beliefs have influenced their views of their own religion as well as the beliefs and religious community of their partner. Jeff Baron, …

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Pillars of My Faith – The African-American Experience

Pillars of My Faith – The African-American Experience Our speakers are both LDS and Black – a combination that has its own obvious challenges and, perhaps, blessings. They’ve been invited to share the events and concepts that animate their religious lives: a little soul bearing, a little spiritual journey, a little intellectual testimony-bearing. This self-reflective …

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Musings on the Mind-Body Connection

Musings on the Mind-Body Connection The Mormon teaching that our bodies are ‘temples” and are sacred probably appears most often as part of the obligatory and frequent “chastity” discussions with teenagers. This doctrine, somewhat less frequently, may also be invoked in Word of Wisdom discussions. Finally, Primary lessons may note that coming to the earth …

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Sunstone Magazine: An Appreciation and New Vision

Sunstone Magazine: An Appreciation and New Vision In his first four months as Sunstone’s new editor, Dan has learned many things about the magazine’s 25-year evolution. He has also begun to sense new directions for the next several years. He looks forward to a lively discussion with anyone interested in contributing to the magazine’s vision …

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