Speaker: David G. Pace

SL07131: THE MORMONS, A FILM BY HELEN WHITNEY

THE MORMONS, A FILM BY HELEN WHITNEY In its pre-release write-up of the documentary film, The Mormons, the PBS website suggested that “Mormons have always had a peculiar hold on the American imagination, but few know who the Mormons actually are, or who they claim to be, and their story is one of the great …

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THE PUBLIC FACES OF MORMONISM’S POLYGAMOUS PAST AND PRESENT

THE PUBLIC FACES OF MORMONISM’S POLYGAMOUS PAST AND PRESENT For many who are not familiar with today’s LDS church, the issue of Mormon teachings about and former practice of plural marria ge remain closely associated in their minds. And viewing the Mormon tradition broadly, “The Principle” is still a major public face as the Warren …

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A Church Observed: Chapter II

Are Mormons a self-hating people, just as, arguably, blacks and women once were? We believe they are. Can self-hating people take either compliments or criticisms to heart, and be affected by them? We believe they can’t. David G. Pace, Cheryl Pace

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Telling Stories, Taking Sides, Breaking Bones, Or Saving Lives?: Personal Disclosure, Conflict, And Faith In Martha Beck’s ‘Leaving The Saints’

The publication of Martha Beck’s Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith, has generated intense controversy and conflict, not only for its treatment of Mormonism, but also regarding issues of consistency, disclosure, memory reliability, and the intersection between personal integrity and faith. This panel composed of LDS and non-LDS feminists …

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AMERICAN TRINITY

“Instead of waiting for Him to return, I am going in search of the Nephite God, the Savior of the world. Jesus.” This is Zed speaking, short for “Zedekiah,” one of three Nephite apostles who Christ promised could minister to the earth’s inhabitants continuously until the second coming. In this monologue, we learn that after …

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