Tag: Miguel Barker-Valdez

The Faith Crisis: A Step in the Right Direction?

By Miguel Barker-Valdez Miguel Barker-Valdez is a proprietor of the Rational Faiths blog.     I have read online a number of people writing something to the effect of, “The Gospel Topics Essays are what led to my faith crisis.” What they had once seen as anti-Mormon literature is now being admitted as historical truth …

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Rorschach Test

By Miguel Barker-Valdez   I am a walking Rorschach test. As a physician’s assistant in an orthopedic surgery clinic, patients have referred to me as “the well-dressed Mexican,” the surgeon’s “little Japanese friend,” and most recently, “the man from East India.” Facebook has pegged me as “77% Brazilian, 13% Japanese.” My father called my brother (Paul) …

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