Speaker: Ph.D.

Achieving Zion: The Impact of Racism on Becoming One

Systemic racism is present in all communities, and Mormonism has uniquely benefitted from white-supremacy. During this session Dr. Mica McGriggs a psychologist and racial equity educator, will lead an exploration of the theological, relational, and personal aspects of racism. “Zion” cannot be achieved unless the sin of racism is rooted out and repented of. Restitution …

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Scarlet Threads In The Lineage Of Jesus

Scarlet Threads In The Lineage Of Jesus In his list of who fathered whom in the lineage of forty-two generations from Abraham to Jesus, Matthew includes five women. This presentation focuses on four of them, Tamar, Rachab, Ruth, and Bathsheba, who, though chosen as members of the most royal of lineages, are largely ignored today, …

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Reflections On Mormon Liminality: A Generational Response

Reflections On Mormon Liminality: A Generational Response Dan Wotherspoon’s December 2005 Sunstone editorial speaks of the concept of liminality in relation to the Sunstone community, that as we explore questions within Mormonism, we often find ourselves in the awkward, sometimes dangerous, threshold (limen) between two worlds. Wotherspoon speaks of his own sustained immersion in liminality …

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Compassion With Action

Compassion With Action There are a lot of discomforting stories in the Bible. The story of the final great division of the sheep and the goats in the 25th chapter of Matthew is certainly one of these. Perhaps this story has a message for us today. We will explore this story, and I will confess …

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