Why A Temple?

Why A Temple?

Baptism for the dead first appears in scripture in Paul’s writings where he mentions the practice in passing. (1 Cor. 15:9.) Because it is only a lone-reference and not an explanation, it is not enough of a scripture-basis to build any clear understanding, The idea of work by the living for the dead is not
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Sunstone Symposium 2016

Sunstone Symposium 2016

The annual Sunstone Symposium will be held in Salt Lake City, July 27 – 30. This year’s topic is: “Many Mormonisms and the Mormon Movement.” I will be presenting a paper at this year’s event titled: Was There An Original? All the scheduling is tentative at this point. I am not certain which day I
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Talk in Moab

Talk in Moab

I delivered a short talk in Moab, Utah on Sunday, April 10th. The transcript is up in the “Download” section of this website.  

Signs of the Second Coming

Signs of the Second Coming

I hear comments from a wide variety of people who wish Christ would return. They welcome the idea, as if it were going to solve the world’s problems. I’m always daunted by what will happen immediately before His return. Whatever joy He may ultimately bring, this world will undergo widespread catastrophes prior to the return.
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