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  • Anti-Israel Protestants: more Bible study needed

    By Mark Paredes

    November 19, 2012 | 10:47 pm

    “The state of Israel is an illegal, genocidal place… to equate Judaism with the state of Israel is to equate Christianity with Flavor Flav.” – UCC Pastor Emeritus Jeremiah Wright, in a speech to thousands of people in Baltimore in 2011

    These were more noble than those in... read on

  • Interview with a Jew-loving Ukrainian Mormon

    By Mark Paredes

    November 12, 2012 | 7:33 pm

    LDS Seminary and Institute (= Mormon Hillel) coordinators are an oft-overlooked resource for Jewish leaders in Europe who are attempting to conduct outreach to friendly Christian communities. Some of the most philo-Semitic Mormons I have ever met are Institute directors, and one... read on

  • Mitt’s defeat: We’ve come a long way, America

    By Mark Paredes

    November 6, 2012 | 11:46 pm

    I write these words immediately following Mitt Romney’s gracious concession speech. I dearly wish that he had been able to deliver a victory speech instead, but the election gods clearly weren’t smiling on Boston tonight. While I was disappointed with the result, I remain... read on

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  • Evangelical anti-Mormonism: A guide for Jews

    By Mark Paredes

    November 4, 2012 | 8:08 pm

    Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil
    against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in
    heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you. – Matthew 5:11-12

    ... read on
  • Jewish-Mormon dialogue: Three wonderful evenings in Los Angeles

    By Mark Paredes

    October 27, 2012 | 10:54 pm

    It’s been a great month for Jewish-LDS relations in Los Angeles. Readers of this blog know of my firm belief that Mormons have a great deal to say to Jews, and vice versa. Judging from the turnout at three recent events, many other Mormons and Jews feel the same way.

    Last Sunday... read on

  • Gallaudet and gay marriage: The forces of tolerance strike again

    By Mark Paredes

    October 15, 2012 | 10:02 pm

    Intolerance and the moral myopia of leaders in the black community were on display today in Maryland, where the head of the NAACP held a press conference to declare with a straight face that the state’s proposed gay marriage law means that “every church, every house of worship,... read on

  • Blacks and Mormons: The priesthood ban, Brigham and Bruce

    By Mark Paredes

    October 10, 2012 | 2:02 pm

    There are statements in our literature by the early Brethren that we have interpreted to mean that the Negroes would not receive the priesthood in mortality. I have said the same things, and people write me letters and say, "You said such and such, and how is it now that we do such... read on

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