Tag: Jana Riess

Roundtable: God Does Not Do “Small Talk”

By Fiona Givens, Joanna Brooks, Jana Riess, and Dan Wotherspoon This is an excerpt from the Mormon Matters podcast, “A Beautiful Vision of Mormonism”—a conversation about the richness of Mormon theology prompted by the release of, The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life, written by Terryl and Fiona Givens (Deseret Book, 2012). …

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The Bible: 140 Characters at a Time

Just over a year ago, religion scholar, author, editor, and Sunstone favorite Jana Riess began “Twible” (rhymes with Bible), a three-plus year project to “tweet” one Bible chapter a day. Employing a light-hearted style typical of much of the communication one finds on Twitter, the social medium that limits messages to 140 characters or fewer, …

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