As you may have noticed, there are some changes around. I’m very pleased to announce the birth of the Mormon Archipelago. (more…)
Alma 7 seems to me to make a differnece between the omniscience of the father through the spirit and a special kind of knowledge that the son has through the atonement: (more…)
There are those who fear the blog. I know a numberof people who feel that blogs that discuss doctrinal issues are useless if not risky or even dangerous. I am aware that noone reading this is likely to feel this way, but I wonder if we consider the ethical implications of our words. (more…)
I am stoked to announce Splendid Sun’s first guest blogger. Please welcome Steve Hancock. (more…)
In Mormon locution, closing a discourse with the phrase, “in the name of Jesus Christ, amen”, or a variation thereof, is standard practice. However, this practice, as currently employed, is a relatively recent innovation in the Mormon tradition. After having my interest piqued while reading a post on LDS-Phil, I took my down-time on this most recent business trip, and researched the history (1852 to 1970) of this now ubiquitous phrase.
My brother Craig recently defended his doctoral thesis. He has authored a work that I speculate will have a grand effect on world dynamics…seriously. It is entitled:
NGOs in the Crosshairs: Non-Governmental Organizations and the Terrorist Threat