Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Here's a Change: A Mormon in the News Who Isn't Mitt Romney

I don't know why, but this sort of thing really gets me excited. Maybe it's because I'm a "diversity for diversity's sake" kind of guy; or, maybe it's just that finally we'll get some good music at church (sorry dan).

8 Comments:

At 5/24/2006 02:11:00 PM,

Haha... when was the last time you had to listen to an EFY song in church? (wait, don't answer that)

You had me excited about the "Mormon in the News" line -- until I saw that it was Ms. Knight. Well, I guess it's either one or the other.

 
At 5/24/2006 02:24:00 PM,

"It was not until 1978, under prophet Spencer W. Kimball, that the Mormon Church admitted blacks into full membership, allowing them to hold the priesthood, marry in the temple and receive the same privileges as other members. "

This is the first I've heard that. I mean, of course I've heard about the priesthood being extended to black men in 1978 but I've never heard-- here on the Bloggernacle or anywhere else-- that they weren't allowed to be married in the temple and whatever else is covered under "the same privileges as other members." Is this an over-statement on the writer's part? 

Posted by Proud Daughter of Eve

 
At 5/25/2006 10:20:00 AM,

"Well, I guess it's either one or the other"

I'm sorry, I didnt understand what that meant?

 
At 5/25/2006 01:18:00 PM,

Meaning, if it's not Mitt, it's Gladys -- who seem to be the only 'famous' Mormons these days.

 
At 5/25/2006 03:38:00 PM,

ah gotcha. and if it's not mitt or gladys, it's Harry Reid. we might call them the three mormon amigos.

 
At 5/26/2006 12:42:00 PM,

More mormons in the news...



more than you ever wanted to know about the Osmonds

 
At 5/26/2006 04:47:00 PM,

Hmm.. interesting. I'm good friends with their cousin. I wonder how awkward that conversation will be at the family reunions... multiple people divertly over-focused on their jello and funeral potatoes.

 
At 5/26/2006 04:47:00 PM,

And my first thought, Sheldon, at your earlier post: "My Little Buttercup..."

 

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