Speaker: Katie Langston

Pastoral Hope for Spiritual Abuse

The name of God should never be invoked to coerce, shame, or frighten people into compliance—yet in a culture of “worthiness interviews” and high-demand religious expectations, this is an experience that is far too frequent. In this session, Gina Colvin and Katie Langston, seminarians and ministers, will explore how spiritual abuse damages a person’s relationship …

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Finding Wisdom Amidst The Quest For Certainty

The paradox of being thoughtful while being faithful is a spiritual practice that has failing currency in Mormonism. As the host of A Thoughtful Faith Gina has had the opportunity to interview those at their most spiritually troubled who are seeking a middle-way that feels authentic, honest, faithful, and Mormon. In this audio/visual presentation she …

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All Fall Short An Interfaith Panel On Sin

Few concepts are as foundational to world religions as sin. But what is sin? Is it a violation of eternal law? A heart turned in on itself? Behaviors that create negative karma? An action? A state of being? This interfaith panel will explore sin from a variety of theological perspectives and will tackle not only …

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Finding Wisdom Amidst The Quest For Certainty

The paradox of being thoughtful while being faithful is a spiritual practice that has failing currency in Mormonism. As the host of A Thoughtful Faith Gina has had the opportunity to interview those at their most spiritually troubled who are seeking a middle-way that feels authentic, honest, faithful, and Mormon. In this audio/visual presentation she …

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Unto Their Husbands: What does Mormon Liturgy and Doctrine say about Women’s Exaltation?

what if one surprisingly cohesive doctrine could explain the many examples of inequality Mormon feminists talk about? Presiding, overemphasis on motherhood, anti-gay policies, polygamy, women’s absence from leadership, hierarchical temple covenants, obsessive modesty rhetoric, etc.? what if that doctrine comes from Mormonism’s sacred liturgy and ritual and we have collectively avoided examining that doctrine closely? …

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