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Mormon Feminist Bloggers: Can Blogging Help Mormon Feminism?

Mormon Feminist Bloggers: Can Blogging Help Mormon Feminism? The appearance of a popular new blog, “Feminist Mormon Housewives,” signals the rise of a new wave of feminism within mainstream Mormonism as another generation of Mormon women confronts the problems of gender inequity within the Church. How is blogging, with its capacity to reach large numbers …

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Great Movies That Have Expanded My Religious World

Great Movies That Have Expanded My Religious World For many of us, movies not only entertain but can also change how we see and experience life and the world. From watching a film, we can feel cleansed, live without guilt, or be more selfless. For exalting recommendations, come to this session! Scot Denhalter, Moderator; Elbert …

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Does Tattoo Taboo Ring True for Mormon Youth?

Panel, Does Tattoo Taboo Ring True For Mormon Youth? When Brigham Young University basketball star Rafael Araujo’s obvious tattoos drew media attention in 2004, and the team’s media guide used electronic means to scrub his image by manipulating a photo, the flap attracted national coverage. Do tattoos violate Mormon reverence for the body? What motivates …

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Mormon Studies In The Academy

Mormon Studies In The Academy Courses and programs in Mormon studies are being established across the country. Panel members will discuss the challenges, tensions, and rewards of teaching and studying Mormon history, literature, and culture outside LDS-sponsored institutions and with both member and non-member students in the same classroom. Panelists will also discuss the current …

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Discussion Of Richard Dutcher’s States Of Grace

Discussion Of Richard Dutcher’s States Of Grace Join writer, producer, and director Richard Dutcher and others in a lively discussion about the film States of Grace. Panelists will discuss the issues the film raises both as dramatic story and from the way Latter-day Saints have reacted to its theatrical runs. Rory Swensen, Moderator/Panelist; Rev. Greg …

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