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Blacks and the Priesthood: Burn McConkie Now!

If you have any copies of McConkie’s Mormon Doctrine, please burn it. Now. Don’t let your kids near it. If you have Joseph Fielding Smith’s Answers to Gospel Questions series, burn that as well. In fact there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Gladys Knight (McDowell…)

Gladys Knight’s troupe is everything the LDS missionary program isn’t, everything the LDS leadership doesn’t quite understand about the religion any more, and everything you’d expect when the best of African-American and Mormon worship traditions are merged. Continue reading

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Mormon Doctrine Part 4: Elder White and Brother Brown

Today, the One-Fold mission of the church is not so much to bring people to Christ, as it is enculturating the world into the Utah social model. First you prove you can become a Utahan, then you get access to Jesus. Continue reading

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