Say we grant that Mormonism is profoundly threatened by the claim that our religion is just in our heads.
Say we grant that Mormonism is threatened by the claim that, at best, Mormonism is a subjective pastiche of wishful thinking, soggy reasoning, willful self-deception, DIY clichés, middle management kitsch, and rose-tinted history that, as a whole, not only lacks objective reality but actively suppresses it.
What follows? What follows is that fearless Mormon thinking ought to occupy this position. It ought to adopt this critique as God’s own truth and find out how much water it can actually hold.
This enemy is too big a threat for fearless Mormon thinking to do anything other than love it with a whole heart. [Read more…]