allaboutgeorge + mormon   6

In the time of #MeToo and the Year of the Woman, Mormon Church president tells women to get off social media for 10 days - The Washington Post
“I don’t think this is telling Mormon women not to be political on sexual virtue. I think that would be the last thing you would hear from these guys,” Flake said. “I don’t think he’s talking about politics. I don’t think he’s talking about sex. I think he’s talking about focus — recalibrate your priorities; know what matters; and just detox.”
mormon  lds  #metoo  #believewomen  women  religion  social  socialmedia  politics  elections  election  election2018 
8 weeks ago by allaboutgeorge
Book shares life and times of an African-American Mormon | Deseret News
"I had heard rumors about the pre-1978 issues, but the missionaries explained things had changed."
Mormon  from twitter
april 2011 by allaboutgeorge
Utah Local News - Salt Lake City News, Sports, Archive - The Salt Lake Tribune
"Without that awareness, we can’t understand Martin Luther King or his significance."
mormon  from twitter
january 2011 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Polygamists Fight to Be Seen As Part of Mainstream Society
"The thinking is this: This is a big group of people. They are not going away. You can't incarcerate them all. You can't drive them out of the state. So they are here. What do we do about it?"
marriage  men  women  utah  relationships  religion  mormon  parenting  children  society 
november 2006 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: State of the Church
"[... E]piscopalians tend to be better-educated and tend to reproduce at lower rates than some other denominations. [...] We encourage people to pay attention to the stewardship of the earth and not use more than their portion."
religion  christianity  episcopalian  mormon  catholic  environment  demography  usa 
november 2006 by allaboutgeorge
SFChron: Joining Muslims in Ramadan fast, one hungry Mormon police chief
"There was a sense of amazement. That's a serious commitment. I'd heard of non-Muslims doing it for one day, but for a month?"
islam  mormon  religion  sanjose 
november 2004 by allaboutgeorge

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