Don't mind me, just trying to read everything GKC every wrote, down to this little pamphlet on divorce. It includes a lively discussion of vows and marriage of interest to the Latter-Day Saint reader.
I picked up Textual Studies of the Doctrine and Covenants from a favorite publisher of mine, Greg Kofford books. The topic matter at hand, plural marriage, always nags in the background of Mormon consciousness, but we often don't seek to confront it head-on. I liked this note on the editing out of polygamy in Church... Continue Reading →
I found this book when a friend of mine joined Goodreads, and he began uploading all the titles he has already read. There are plenty of people out there who think gay Christians should leave what they consider a hateful sect or find a denomination that is more welcoming. On the conservative side, there are... Continue Reading →
I picked up a copy of Abraham Heschel's The Prophets the other day from the library for my next book. I have read Heschel's God in Search of Man, and was stunned by his beautiful explanation of the Jewish faith. The Prophets seemed like a fitting book, as we are currently reading the Old Testament... Continue Reading →
I'm an empathic apologizer. OK, maybe that's not the correct expression; I'm a neurotic apologizer. I hate to cause offense in my personal relationships, so when anyone expresses any kind of discomfort or the slightest sign of an irritation, and I will apologize for it. Some people don't mind it; or perhaps they just ignore... Continue Reading →
Have you seen the movie "Hotel Transylvania"? The vast majority of the film is slapstick comedy with Adam Sandler playing a ridiculous Count Dracula with his best friends Frankenstein, Wayne the werewolf, and Murray the mummy making fart joke all along the way. But underneath that crusty layer of the McDonald's level of humor is... Continue Reading →
It was about time I wrote this blog post. It needs to be done. I recently began re-reading Stephanie Meyers' Twilight series documenting teenage Bella's obsession with her sparkly stalker vampire boyfriend Edward. Oooh, it sounds harsh when you put it that way, doesn't it? I just finished the second book, New Moon, today, and... Continue Reading →
Chad: Hi all! Jenni and I are going to co-write another blog post about our experience in a mixed-orientation marriage. It has been a little over a year since we first wrote Our Story: On Being Gay, Married, and Mormon. The time after that has also been a time of growth and learning. As we... Continue Reading →