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A Progressive Christian Case for Original Sin

One of the common claims in many progressive Christian circles is that original sin is an idea that can be readily dismissed. For many, in fact we are morally obligated to set this doctrine aside as positively harmful to humanity’s self image. I remember a UCC pastor who told me that he didn’t like original […]

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“Jesus’ Wife” Fragment is Real

Study: "Jesus' wife" fragment not a fake http://t.co/IN2dzGJxvP pic.twitter.com/MHmBgKz6WG — Daniel Burke (@BurkeCNN) April 10, 2014 From the Harvard Divinity School statement: A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, “Jesus said to them, my wife” is an ancient document, dating between the sixth to ninth centuries CE. Its […]

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A Progressive Christian Case for Original Sin

One of the common claims in many progressive Christian circles is that original sin is an idea that can be readily dismissed. For many, in fact we are morally obligated to set this doctrine aside as positively harmful to humanity’s self image. I remember a UCC pastor who told me that he didn’t like original […]

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Andrew Sullivan on Eich and Liberal Toleration

Andrew Sullivan appeared last night on the Colbert Report to discuss the forced resignation of Brendan Eich at Mozilla. Andrew Sullivan has been one of my favorites since his days at The New Republic. Of course, as an aspiring blogger, he is interesting to me in a number of ways. More on that another time…it […]

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This Post Will Not Blow Your Mind

Dear Internet, Please, stop being so impressed with yourself. The thing about videos or stories that will “blow your mind” is that you are trying too hard if you have to tell me beforehand that it will make me cry, amaze me…or “blow my mind.” I am not even sure if that is a thing. […]

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Sunday PM Discussion Thread: Just Two More Hours Edition #ldsconf

Welcome to our live discussion thread of the Sunday afternoon session of the 184th General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Once again, Brian Whitney will be reporting on the proceedings for Approaching Justice live from the Conference Center. Check out the amazing work he did this morning. Please leave your thoughts, comments, […]

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Sunday AM Discussion Thread: Live from Salt Lake, It’s Sunday Morning Edition #ldsconf

Welcome to our live discussion thread of the Sunday morning session of the 184th General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, Brian Whitney will be reporting on the proceedings for Approaching Justice live from the Conference Center. Please leave your thoughts, comments, or observations about the session in the comments below. Disagreement is […]

Priesthood Session Discussion Thread: “Can You Hear The People Sing?” Edition #ldsconf

Welcome to our live discussion thread of the Priesthood session of the 184th General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I will be on my iPad at the Nevada Las Vegas Paradise Stake with my sons and my father-in-law. Yes, I live in Paradise. Please leave your thoughts, comments, or observations about […]

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Elder Amado on Death and the Resurrection #ldsconf

““Lazarus, come forth!” That command always give me chills. Watch and share. I will add text as it becomes available.

Elder Holland on Being Rejected By The World. #ldsconf

  We discussed Elder Holland’s talk during our Saturday morning discussion thread. I will add text as it becomes available.  

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Saturday PM Discussion Thread: Sheldon Cooper as Pres. Eyring Edition #ldsconf

Welcome to our live discussion thread of the Saturday afternoon session of the 184th General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This morning, my son Shem (12) turned to me during Pres. Henry B. Eyrings talk and said, “He reminds me of Sheldon!” Yes, he was comparing Pres. Eyring to Sheldon […]

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Saturday AM Discussion Thread: What Happens at Conference, Stays at Conference Edition #ldsconf

Welcome to our live discussion thread of the Saturday morning session of the 184th General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This weekend at Approaching Justice, we will be joined by a number of guests. This morning, I want to introduce to you Kirk Caudle. Kirk is a scholar of religion and […]

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Watch LDS General Conference Here! #ldsconf

Support Approaching Justice by watching the live feed of  LDS General Conference here at Approaching Justice (it is the official live feed form the LDS Church). We will also be having live chats of the session all weekend. Please join us here at Approaching Justice for conference..

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Go Utes! #utes #alexsmith

@Utah_Football alum Alex Smith in town to visit @UtahCoachWhitt Great to see him back in Utah #Chiefs #GoUtes #Utes pic.twitter.com/gxl03EyhDU — Utah Football (@Utah_Football) April 2, 2014 The above tweet with a picture of Coach Kyle Kyle Whittingham and Alex Smith brought back of wave of good memories. Mostly memories about my son Shem. Shem […]

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Pres. Bonnie Oscarson on Sisterhood #ldsconf

Bonnie L. Oscarson, President of the Young Women, gave a talk on sisterhood last Saturday during the General Women’s Meeting which has received particular attention. The text of the talk is now available, the following segment stands out to me: Tonight we rejoice in our many different roles as women in the Church. Though in […]

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“Walk in His Light”: Lyndee and Geneva at the General Women’s Meeting #ldsconf

Saturday night, Lyndee and Geneva attended their first General Women’s Meeting together. “It was such an incredible meeting!” Lyndee commented on my earlier post about Geneva’s excitement leading up to the meeting. Lyndee tried to tell me about a video shown during the meeting that she particularly liked. However, he struggled to tell me about […]

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