Posts Tagged ‘ Deseret News ’

Mormons move to mainstream

October 1, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by MM Goode

According to Religion News Service:

“Mormons have been making headlines across the nation — from HBO’s Big Love to California’s Proposition 8, from American Idol wannabe David Archuleta to Twilight author Stephenie Meyer, from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to conservative icon Glenn Beck.

Church spokesman Michael Otterson writes essays for…
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Prayer benefits us regardless of religion

May 17, 2010
By tomsander

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Kathleen Parker, of the Washington Post, discusses the recent controversy surrounding Rev. Franklin Graham’s religiously intolerant comments concerning one of the five main Hindu gods, delivered on the National Day of Prayer: ”No elephant with 100 arms can do anything for me…None of their 9,000 gods is going to lead…
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