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The Atlantic: Mitt Romney's case for getting married young

by The Atlantic | Mormons We Know

Mitt Romney delivered the commencement address at Southern Virginia University this past weekend, his secon...


The strange connection between the LDS Church and telegraph

by The Atlantic | Opinions & Features

The first transcontinental telegraph line went into operation 149 years ago on October 24, 1861, when the g...


"The Atlantic": How a Mormon Church-Owned Website Defeated Craigslist in Utah

by The Atlantic | Mormon Life

It's rare to see Craigslist rivaled anywhere in the world, but that's what's happened in Utah, Idaho, and W...

Andrew Sullivan: The Mormon Move

by The Atlantic | What They're Saying About "Us"

It is possible to be cynical or begrudging in reacting to the LDS Church's unprecedented public decision to...


The rise of the Christian Left in America

by The Atlantic | Everything Else

In June 1979, a coalition of conservative religious leaders led by a Jewish Howard Phillips, Catholic Paul ...


"The Atlantic" Defends Mormonism with "The Ignorance of Mocking Mormons"

by The Atlantic | Mormon Life

It's so wonderful to see others sticking up for our religious freedom and beliefs: "It’s precisely the beli...


"The Atlantic": One Blasphemer’s New Admiration for Mormons

by The Atlantic | Mormon Life

The following is an article by Kurt Andersen published in The Atlantic. While he does not withhold his crit...


Correction on "plausible deniability" claims made against the Church in Prop 8 trial

by The Atlantic | What They're Saying About "Us"

There is some confusion in the post I linked to about the specific source of the phrase "plausible deniabil...


"The Atlantic": What Mormon Family Trees Tell Us About Cancer

by The Atlantic | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Using information from Mormon genealogy, researchers are discovering more about cancer and genetics than ev...


Jell-O Love: A Guide to Mormon Cuisine

by The Atlantic | What They're Saying About "Us"

In some circles, it is a well-known and boast-worthy fact that Utah has historically consumed more Jell-O p...