Seventh-day Adventist Leader Speaks on Moral and Political Justice at BYU

I do not always share LDS Newsroom press releases. But when I do, they are about justice. SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Ella Smith Simmons, general vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, addressed students, faculty and administrators at Brigham Young University about the importance of education in a just society as part of a lecture […]

We Are Already Seeing An Exodus of the Faithful

Churches face an exodus of the faithful – precisely because of the Christian ideal of equality, says @DamonLinker: — The Week (@TheWeek) March 24, 2014 Damon Linker, a Catholic writer at The Week, is a former visiting assistant professor of political science at Brigham Young University who interacts with many LDS thinkers and writers. […]

BYU Announces New President

Today, at the devotional at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, President Henry B. Eyring announced that Kevin J Worthen, currently the Vice President for Advancement at BYU as well as a law professor, will assume the presidency at BYU as of May 1, 2014. Worthen will replace President Cecil Samuelson who has been the […]

If R. Gary Ran BYU…

Bent on ignoring science, a college in Tennessee is making professors swear that Adam and Eve propagated humanity. — The New Republic (@tnr) March 5, 2014 If R. Gary ran the LDS Church Education policy, Brighham Young University might have a similar policy. Luckily, that is not the case. Be sure to check out […]