Tag: soul

Jesus and Mormons and Zombies

In this regular column, Michael Vinson, a master’s graduate of the Divinity School of the University of Cambridge and a frequent devotional speaker at Sunstone symposiums, delves into personal and scholarly aspects of scripture. For ye are like unto whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward but are within full of dead men’s bones, and …

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Sex and the Young Mormon Soul

Sex and the Young Mormon Soul This session features three panelists discussing Mormon attitudes toward sexuality, especially regarding youth culture. Donna Freitas, author of Sex and the Soul (Oxford), will discuss the results of her national survey about sexuality and spirituality on college campuses, focusing on Catholic, evangelical Christian, and secular students. Heidi Harris, one …

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The Soul is Dead That Slumbers

The high rate of depression and prescription drug use in Utah strongly suggests some form of social pathology may exist that contributes to widespread emotional problems. These statistics seem incongruousin in the light of the positive correlation between Church affiliation, individual happiness, and family stability. This paper explores the questions,“is there such a pathology?” and …

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