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The "Mormon Moment" Yields . . . Not So Much

by Religion Dispatches | What They're Saying About "Us"

Even after Mitt Romney lost, Mormon media observers felt that his campaign must have yielded a net positive...

Will gay rights pave the way for decriminalizing polygamy?

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

Today in the New York Times, George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley makes a strong argu...

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UC-Berkeley podcast discusses religious spaces and conflict

by Religion Dispatches | What They're Saying About "Us" Everything Else

Religious conflict has been common throughout history.  But why have conflicts over sacred spaces such...

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Mitt, the Marriotts and the Fight Against Pornography

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

Marriott hotels will be phasing out in-room pay-per-view pornography over the next five years, giving up ab...

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How Mormonism Built Glenn Beck

by Religion Dispatches | Mormons We Know

lenn Beck leans forward on his elbows. His voice hushes. His eyes grow red at the corners. He presses his l...

How Many Ways to be Mormon and Gay?

by Religion Dispatches | Everything Else

Gay. Lesbian. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Same-sex attracted. Same-gender attracted. LDS. Mormon. Active....

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Romney goes to bat against Reid in Nevada

by Religion Dispatches | Mormons We Know

Yesterday, 2012 presidential contender Mitt Romney participated in a town hall-style teleconference call in...

Opinion: Can Romney win by embracing his Mormon masculinity?

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

I'll admit it: I was nervous. I thought last night's debate would feature a machismo standoff between Rick ...

Mormon “Martin Luther” Causes Stir by Uploading LDS Church Handbook of Instructions to Internet

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

Last week, I reported here at RD that copies of the new LDS Church Handbook of Instructions, a two-volume, ...

What's the role of LDS church leaders when It comes to politics?

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

It’s been reported this week that the LDS Church has issued guidelines for political involvement by Church ...