Thoughts on “The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life”

The book presents core Mormon beliefs: a profoundly loving Father in Heaven, a vision of the Fall as an opportunity to become more like God, rejection of original sin, and a view of mortality as one part of God’s larger plan for us to become like Him. These straightforward tents of Mormonism are no surprise … Continue reading Thoughts on “The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life”

A tale of two futures: A response to The Handmaid’s Tale

This dystopian novel takes place in an alternative historical timeline in the United States (US). When the novel begins, members of the US government have been executed, including the president and all of congress. A new theocracy has taken power and eliminated women’s rights to own property, work for pay, read, fall in love, choose whom … Continue reading A tale of two futures: A response to The Handmaid’s Tale