Tag Archives: Utah

Do Mormon Women Have More Cosmetic Surgery?

In 2015 Time magazine ran a story by Jon Birger called “What Two Religions Tell Us About the Modern Dating Crisis,” arguing that a widening gender lopsidedness among men and…

Mississippi Retains Standing as Most Religious State

Mississippi remains the most religious state in the U.S., with 59% of its residents in 2016 classified as “very religious,” followed by Alabama (56% very religious) and Utah (54%). Vermont…

Mormon Growth Slowing In U.S.

In 2016, Mormonism saw steady — and occasionally impressive — congregational growth in Africa, Asia, Central America and Oceania, but a slowdown in new U.S. wards and branches, stagnant membership…

America’s Hare Krishna Movement Is a Testament to Adaptability

On a recent Saturday evening, dozens of residents trickled into a converted school in Salt Lake City, Utah for their weekly devotions. Many wore traditional Hindu garb but some were…

Helping Our Muslim Brethren

‘We cannot afford to be divided’ For many in this country, the 2016 election was a cause for sorrow and consternation. For others, it has been a moment to exalt…

Clinton Makes Unprecedented Appeal to Mormons

Seizing on an opportunity to capitalize on tepid support for Donald Trump in the historic Republican stronghold of Utah, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton made an extraordinary appeal to Mormon voters…

A Mormon Tycoon Is Building a Mega-Utopia

David Hall is snapping up farmland to bring his vision of a sustainable high-density community to life. The neighbors are horrified.

Mormons Anxious Over Meeting With Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader does not advocate a clear break from China. The Dalai Lama is a spiritual rock star all over the world, with millions snatching up tickets to his…

Mormons Hold the Key for 3rd Party Success

Millions of voters are less than thrilled with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as their likely choices for president, but perhaps no group more so than Mormons.