At the Atlantic, how church lets black men flourish.
Pew has up an interesting graph on how religious various states are. Surprisingly Utah ranks 11th. Unsurprisingly the areas near the Mississippi delta are most religious. Having lived there I tend to think the way the religiosity there is manifest isn’t necessarily healthy. Although I’m sure some might say the same about here in Utah.
Most of the statistics aren’t new. It seems that only a small group outside of the key Mormon constituency are that religious. Of course most of us likely know very religious non-members. But there is also a pretty strong secular aspect to Utah that I think those living here note.
Nice review of Joe’s book on Book of Mormon typology. Now that we’re reading the Book of Mormon again and given how significant typology is especially in the early books this is a must read.
Rorty, Trump and Sanders at NR. Argues Richard Rorty predicted current state of affairs – especially Trump.