Kelly Patterson: Addressing issues that challenge faith

Kelly Patterson, political science professor and director of the BYU Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, spoke at Tuesday’s Devotional about wondering, wandering and overcoming issues that challenge faith.

Patterson began by explaining that there is a variety of ways to address issues of faith and that his ways aren’t the only solutions.

“What I hope you understand is that (these issues) can be addressed, that you can take what is beautiful and true about the gospel of Jesus Christ and live in a world that is not always friendly to faith,” Patterson said. “Tensions do exist between your faith and some of the norms of the world, but it certainly seems possible to find a balance between the two demands.”

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