Review, Apocalypse: Reading Revelation 21-22. Julie M. Smith, editor.
From the Proceedings of the Mormon Theology Seminar.
Published by The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.
Full disclosure up front: generally, I don’t consider myself a fan of doing “Mormon theology.” Not that I find the concept inherently incorrect, but that the results (usually) disappoint me. However, this slim volume, from “The Proceeding of the Mormon Theology Seminar” is a happy exception; even if I didn’t find value in all the essays, I found the collection, overall, quite valuable. Continue reading
I know I am likely going pure protest vote, since I can’t bring myself to vote the somewhat lesser of two pretty evil evils when it’s basically Voldemort vs. Dolores Umbridge (this analogy doesn’t quite map that well onto Trump vs. Clinton, but it’s “close enough for government work”).
I’ve been hearing a lot about this Evan McMullin guy, who was apparently a real life Jason Bourne (without the memory loss) before becoming a GOP policy director. Even for a 3rd party guy, this seems like the longest of long shots.
If the history of the Bloggernacle is ever written, I doubt the so-called “snark sites” – especially since they appear to all have been defunct for years now – will likely merit more than foot note or brief paragraph. But perhaps not.
However, since many newbies to the ‘Nacle may be unaware of these sites, and knowledge of history is important, I give a brief overview of these sites, plus a few thoughts on why they went defunct:
(If anyone is aware of a snark – note: not humor or even parody, but actual snark – site I overlooked, please note it in the comments)
I love the hymn “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” I (mostly) loved the Tabernacle Choir’s most recent version: