Tag: Gina Colvin

The Essays’ Effect on the International Church

By Gina Colvin Gina Colvin is the host of the A Thoughtful Faith podcast and blogs at KiwiMormon. She lives in Christchurch, New Zealand where she is a lecturer at the University of Canterbury.   The Gospel Topics Essays are making a huge splash in the United States, but it’s likely that they’ll barely make …

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Blood and Horror on this Earth

By Gina Colvin   (An earlier version of this article was posted 9 September 2013 at Patheos.) THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS of Mormons all over the world attend temple services on a daily basis, all of them watching a metaphorical reenactment of the creation story. Included in this drama is an exchange between God and Satan. …

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