The 2nd post ever on this blog was Why are the 12 Tribes of Israel important? I’ve seen some interesting documentaries, one from a Jewish-atheist journalist, Simcha Jacobovich asking Have the Lost 10 Tribes been found? (He thinks the answer is yes.) On the other hand, I just finished Simon Southerton’s book, Losing a Lost Tribe, and he […]
Where is the Garden of Eden? I watched a really interesting documentary, part of the Myth Hunters series found on Netflix, Youtube, and CafeMom. They noted that the garden story is so vague that it could be anywhere. The film notes that a Boston University president felt is was in North Pole, Mormons felt it […]
Many of you have noticed a blast from the past on my blog. Back in Feb 2013, my host server crashed and I had to back up my blog and try to restore it. I picked WordPress.com, thinking that was a good choice. Well, it didn’t restore all my posts–I was missing about 150 of […]
Sometimes I can be a little controversial, as in my previous post. If you will notice my About page, you will see a painting of Galileo, my favorite heretic. It seems the vatican is trying to show that faith and science aren’t always opposing. Check it out here. So is it possible to be a […]
Ok, I’m ready to lay this to rest. It doesn’t seem to generate much interest, so here is my final post about my review of http://www.bookofmormongeography.info I thought I’d post the more egregious errors here, instead of going section by section as I had originally intended to do. I just checked the site, and got […]
Of course it won’t be at an LDS church, but check out Darwin Weekend.
I know the LDS church has no official views on evolution. I had someone ask me what I thought about it, and frankly, I haven’t given much thought about it. As I understand, there are people at BYU who believe in evolution, but I think they believe that evolution has limits, and don’t rule out […]