Author: Jack Harkness

Book Review: “Moth and Rust Mormon Encounters with Death”

Title:  Moth and Rust: Mormon Encounters with Death,  Edited by: Stephen Carter, Published: Signature books, 2017, Pages: 257 Genre: Narrative Non (mostly!) Fiction ISBN: 978-1-56085-265-0 Price: 23.95 Reviewed By Andrew Hamilton at the Association for Mormon Letters and Approaching Justice, shared here by permission. When Devery Anderson at Signature Books contacted me and asked me if …

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Remembering Ed Kimball’s Contributions to Sunstone

Ed Kimball, author, historian, professor, mentor, friend of Sunstone and an all around excellent human being, passed away on November 21st, 2016.  He was 86.  Great tributes have already been written about him.  I suggest that you take a few minutes and go and read this article about him over at the Salt Lake Tribune by …

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Impossible Hymn

The course of study for Relief Society and Priesthood for 2015 is the Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson.  Lesson 11 is titled “Follow the Living Prophet”.  This lesson has all ready generated some discussion as much of it is based on President Benson’s controversial talk given in 1980 at BYU “Fourteen Fundamentals in Following the …

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Brother Brigham’s Potty Mouth

CONTENT WARNING – PG-13 Material ahead – Slightly NSFWish I once saw a Facebook discussion where someone posted that they heard a comment in a Sacrament meeting that “You can never go wrong when you quote Brigham Young.”  This led to some discussion and joking about some of the questionable things that Brigham Young said about …

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