Tag Archives: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Thoughts on a Faithless Paradigm

The Faithless Paradigm, or, Ken, The Paradigm Pirate By Ken K. Gourdin As difficult as it is for me to imagine a workable worldview and/or a set of ethics without faith being a big part of the picture, if someone … Continue reading

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Parker and Stone Navel-Gazing

Parker and Stone Gaze Earnestly at Their Navels While a Writer from The Hollywood Reporter Looks On By Ken K. Gourdin http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-south-parks-trey-parker-171189 At Mormon Dialogue and Discussion, I ran across a discussion of the above-linked article (that and all other … Continue reading

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Paul Huntsman Purchases SL Trib

On the Acquisition of The Salt Lake Tribune by Utahn Paul Huntsman By Ken K. Gourdin Paul Huntsman’s recent purchase of The Salt Lake Tribune from a New York hedge fund which is geared toward non-print media has garnered much … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with slights and tragedies

A Word to Bitter, Disaffected Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (and to Anyone Else Having Difficulty Coming to Terms With Some Other Slight or Tragedy) By Ken K. Gourdin Many people cannot resist the urge, … Continue reading

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Laughing At Mormons

The Book of Mormon Musical: Laughing With Us, Laughing At Us, and Trying to Make Us Think You’re Doing the First When You’re Really Doing the Second  By Ken K. Gourdin Now comes word that the Broadway smash hit, The … Continue reading

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Why Mormons Revere Joseph Smith

Do Mormons Worship Joseph Smith?  No.  But We Rightly Sing “Praise to the Man” for How He Brings People to Jesus Christ (Whom We DO Worship) By Ken K. Gourdin I recently responded to criticisms of Joseph Smith, the founder … Continue reading

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