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Book Review: William Bickerton: Forgotten Latter Day Prophet

Title:  William Bickerton: Forgotten Latter Day Prophet Author: Daniel Stone Publisher: Signature Books Genre:  Biography Year Published: 2018 Number of Pages: 400 Binding: Cloth ISBN: 978-1-56085-268-1 Price: 35.95 Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton Okay, I have to address this right off the top because I am bummed, TOTALLY BUMMED! Alice Cooper is nowhere in this book, NOWHERE! Not even once! Okay, maybe …

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Sunstone Nauvoo Retreat 2017 (Copy)

Have you ever wanted to camp out with some of your favorite friends from Sunstone? Now is your chance! Sunstone is providing an all-inclusive, camp-out style retreat at the Nauvoo House in Historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Think of it as Mormon EFY for adults!   October 13 – 15 2017 Theme: “An Elect Lady: A Tribute to Emma …

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Sunstone Nauvoo Retreat 2017

Have you ever wanted to camp out with some of your favorite friends from Sunstone? Now is your chance! Sunstone is providing an all-inclusive, camp-out style retreat at the Nauvoo House in Historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Think of it as Mormon EFY for adults!   October 13 – 15 2017 Theme: “An Elect Lady: A Tribute to Emma …

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2016 Sunstone Borderlands

For the past several years, Sunstone has been committed to recognizing Mormons living in the “Borderlands.” During the past thirteen years D. Jeff Burton has authored a series of articles entitled, “Braving the Borderlands” and his column has been the inspiration for these conferences. Sunstone recognizes that living in the Borderlands of the Mormon faith isn’t just …

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Rachel, Not Comforted

By Dana Haight Cattani “But on the whole his life ran its course as he believed life should do: easily, pleasantly, and decorously.” —The Death of Ivan Ilych, Leo Tolstoy1   From beneath her fashionable blonde wig, Darla introduced herself to my gynecologic cancer support group. A first-timer, she listed a few descriptors—grandmother, business owner, widow …

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Past Events and Symposia

2020 Symposia and Events: Summer Symposium 2020 (Digital) 2019 Symposia and Events: Short Creek 2019 Orange, CA 2019 Phoenix 2019 Salt Lake Poetry Reading 2019 Pilot Program Play Kirtland 2019 Sunstone Summer Symposium 2019 Forbidden Fruit Art Workshop Manti Road Trip London 2019 Australia 2019 2018 Symposia and Events: California 2018 Phoenix 2018 Kirtland 2018 …

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Impossible Hymn

The course of study for Relief Society and Priesthood for 2015 is the Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson.  Lesson 11 is titled “Follow the Living Prophet”.  This lesson has all ready generated some discussion as much of it is based on President Benson’s controversial talk given in 1980 at BYU “Fourteen Fundamentals in Following the …

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The Good Patient

 By Dana Haight Cattani Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. Anonymous   To obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. 1 Samuel 15:22     I CANNOT COUNT the number of needle pricks I have had in the past two years. Since my cancer diagnosis, …

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Mormonism and an Aesthetic Sense of Life

By Robert C. Hunsaker   HOW TO LIVE—and live well—is a perennial problem. Our personal style of living—our sense of life—corresponds directly to general life satisfaction, or the lack thereof. As Carlisle Hunsaker puts it:   A sense of life is either one of our most precious possessions, or the source of our private hell. …

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The Mystical Body of God the Mother

By Edward Jones III Art by Galen Dara The apostle Paul taught that Christ has not only a physical body but also a metaphorical body: the church.1 This metaphorical body has been called Christ’s “mystical body” because the church is more than the sum of its parts, which is a mystery.2 Paul emphasized three important …

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