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2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest

Sunstone invites writers to enter the 2013 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest, made possible by the Eugene and Charlotte England Education Fund. In the spirit of Gene’s writings, entries should relate to Latter-day Saint experience, theology, or worldview. Essays, without author identification, will be judged by noted Mormon authors and professors of literature. Winners …

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Sunstone and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Through his words, through his ethics, and even through a 2003 keynote symposium lecture from his eldest living son, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has left a beautiful legacy behind him in the Sunstone community. In a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech, Sunstone has created this online …

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Calls for Papers–Sunstone Kirtland 2013

28-31 March 2013 Kirtland Temple and Visitor Center Kirtland, Ohio CALL FOR PAPERS   Make plans to attend this year’s Sunstone Kirtland on Easter weekend 2013! We are working with the local Community of Christ congregation on an event that will blend their traditional Good Friday and Easter Sunday worship services at the Kirtland Temple …

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Mormonism and Torture: Paradoxes and First Principles

Some Mormon Church members have played key roles in the development of torture methods and legal rationale in the United States. As Boyd J. Petersen writes, “The Mormon psychologists who devised the new torture techniques ‘have caused more harm to American national security than they’ll ever understand.'” Click below to read Petersen’s article from issue …

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