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How to Handle a Faith Crisis

by FAIR Blog | Mormon Life

Two recent articles published in BYU Magazine and the New Era (the Church’s official magazine for youth) ar...

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The Difficulty of Translating Scripture

by FAIR Blog | Best of LDS Blogs Everything Else

With the exception of some sections from the Doctrine and Covenants, we do not have the original manuscript...

Superman and the Myth of the Dying God

by FAIR Blog | Best of LDS Blogs

As we sit in church and hear many of the same ideas and stories repeated again and again, we can begin to l...

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What I'd Be Missing if I Skipped Sunday Meetings

by FAIR Blog | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Not infrequently, I read comments from purportedly liberated ex-Mormons about the glories of churchless Sun...

Mesoamerican connections to the Book of Mormon

by FAIR Blog | Opinions & Features

Professor Mark Alan Wright reflects on a number of Mesoamerican practices and their possible connection wit...

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Joseph Smith’s Greatest Hits

by FAIR Blog | Opinions & Features

In 2008, as my book Shaken Faith Syndrome was getting ready for publication, I contemplated on the fact tha...

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How 'Thieves and Robbers' Point to the Divine Origin of the Book of Mormon

by FAIR Blog | Makes You Think

In the Book of Mormon, we find the terms thieves and robbers. To modern Americans, the words are interchang...

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Mormon FAIR-Cast 90: Mormons on the BBC

by FAIR Blog | Opinions & Features

This episode of the BBC World Service program, World Have Your Say, features members of the Church of Jesus...

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How to Read Ancient Nephite

by FAIR Blog | What We Believe

As pointed out in the last installment, Joseph Smith was not a “translator” in the Academic sense. He could...

FAIR Has New Name; 'Shaken Faith Syndrome' book Updated

by FAIR Blog | What We Believe

“There will be a convergence of discoveries (never enough, mind you, to remove the need for faith) to make ...