Guest Voices: latter-day saints


Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Mormon women wearing pants love the Gospel

A supporter of a planned pants-in says organizers love the church they want to reform.

By Catherine Jeppsen  |  12:14 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormon feminists; Mormon women; gender equality; LDS Church; LDS church; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; LDS; Mormon church; Catherine Jeppsen; Wear Pants To Church Day

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Mormonsandgays.org: Almost impossible to explain this site

Mormon says it’s progress, but it doesn’t fix discord between the church and gays it has alienated.

By David Mason  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormonsandgays.org; Mormons; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormon; LDS church; LDS Church; mormonsandgays.org; David Mason

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Mitt, Mormons, and the religious test that wasn’t

Romney’s candidacy moved the U.S. closer to the First Amendment promise of full religious freedom, says senior scholar at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center.

By Charles C. Haynes  |  05:08 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormon Church; Mitt Romney; LDS Church; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormon Moment; Charles C. Haynes

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 11/08/2012

What lies ahead for the Mormons?

Historians may look back on 2012 as the beginning of the real emergence of American Mormons, says church spokesman Michael Otterson.

By Michael Otterson  |  05:19 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Mormon; Michael Otterson; presidential election; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Mormon Moment; awakening; faith; religion

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Election results reveal God is winning

A Mormon woman says the election has brought her faith out of obscurity and established it as a mainstream Christian religion.

By Kathryn Skaggs  |  05:42 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; LDS Church; Mormon; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 2012 election; 2012 campaign; religion; faith; Mormon Moment

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Mormon says he’ll miss ‘cult’ lifestyle

By taking Mormons off of his cult list, Billy Graham has given a Memphis professor a priceless gift.

By David Mason  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Mormons; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; BGEA;

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Theologian questions how ex-Mormon bishop’s daughter casts church in book

Mormon theologian disputes author’s stance that Romney’s faith should be troubling to voters.

By Robert L. Millet  |  05:39 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Mormons; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Tricia Erickson; Robert L. Millet

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Reid attacks Romney over faith

Writer posits the Republican presidential candidate is one face of Mormonism and Reid is another.

By David Mason  |  06:30 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harry Reid; Latter-day Saints; Mormons; LDS Church; Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Romney sells to the wrong voters

To woo Catholics and mainline Protestants, Romney has to drop policy of uneasy silence on faith.

By David Mason  |  05:56 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Mormons; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; evangelical bloc; mainline Protestants; Catholics

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney’s play-it-safe speech

Those who thought he was going to “own” his Mormonism during his speech were disappointed.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  10:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive; Romney RNC speech; Mormons; Church of Jeuss Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormonism; faith and values; Republican National Convention

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 08/06/2012

What makes Mormons tick?

Writing or reporting about Mormons from a desk and a keyboard without a field trip to a Mormon ward is like covering Congress from Kalamazoo. You have to be there. You have to feel the pulse.

By Michael Otterson  |  07:35 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Otterson, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LDS Church, Mormons

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Mormon temples are places apart

There is difference between something being “secret” and something being “sacred.”

By Michael Otterson  |  04:04 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormon, Latter-day Saints

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Mitt Romney mirrors his Mormon church

Will Romney’s adaptive survival instinct, the same one that has helped his LDS church thrive, ever assuage GOP voters yearning for a pure candidate?

By Neal Chandler  |  03:29 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mormon, mitt romney, latter-day saints, religion politics