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f ADVENTUROUS LDS ENTERTAINMENT BROTHER BRIGHAM, by D. Michael Martindale C.H. Young thought his boyhood dreams were lost, until his ancestor pays him a mind-blowing supernatural visit. CONVERSATIONS WITH MORMON AUTHORS Twenty-eight prominent authors address provocative questions about LDS culture and creativity. KINDRED SPIRITS, by Christopher Kimball Bigelow Finally betrothed in her early thirties, Boston-based Eliza Spainhower reassesses her Mormon roots and rationales. LONG AFTER DARK, by Todd Robert Petersen Award-winning stories and a new novella depict Mormons caught between their humanity, faith, and church. THE MORMON TABERNACLE ENQUIRER Your source for news, opinion, and advice that isn't quite appropriate enough for mainstream LDS media outlets. THE TIMECHART HISTORY OF MORMONISM This illustrated 11-foot cardstock foldout portrays LDS history from Adam to Gordon B. Hinckley, with supplemental materials. ZARAHEMLABOOKS.COM Alternative Mormon fiction, memoir, humor, and culture INFO@ ZARAHEMLABOOKS. COM Special SUNSTONE OFFER Free shipping with no minimum order! Simply type SUNSTONE01 in the coupon field when completing your purchase at our secure website. f

MORMON EXPERIENCE, SCHOLARSHIP, ISSUES, & ART DECEMBER 2006 Issue 144 FEATURES SUNSTONE (ISSN 0363-1370) is published by The Sunstone Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation with no official ties to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Articles represent the opinions of the writers only. SUNSTONE is indexed in the Index to Book Reviews in Religion and Religion Indexes: RIO/RIT/IBBR 1975–on CD-ROM. Submissions may be on IBM-PC compatible computer discs (MS Word or WordPerfect format), or by email attachment. Submissions should not exceed 8,000 words and must be accompanied by a signed letter giving permission for the manuscript to be filed in the Sunstone Collection at the University of Utah Marriott Library (all literary rights are retained by authors). Manuscripts will not be returned; authors will be notified concerning acceptance within ninety days. SUNSTONE is interested in feature- and column-length articles relevant to Mormonism from a variety of perspectives, news stories about Mormons and the LDS Church, and short reflections and commentary. Poetry submissions should have one poem per page, with the poet’s name and address on each page; a selfaddressed, stamped envelope should accompany each submission. Short poems—haiku, limericks, couplets, and oneliners—are very welcome. Short stories are selected only through the annual Brookie and D. K. Brown Memorial Fiction Contest (next submission deadline: 30 June 2006; $5 fee per story). Letters for publication should be identified. SUNSTONE does not acknowledge receipt of letters to the editor. Letters addressed to specific authors will be forwarded, unopened, to them. SUNSTONE will not provide subscriber addresses to mail list solicitors without permission. Send all correspondence and manuscripts to: SUNSTONE 343 N. Third West Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1215 (801) 355-5926 fax: (801) 355-4043 email: info@sunstoneonline.com website: www.sunstoneonline.com United States subscriptions to SUNSTONE are $36 for 6 issues, $65 for 12 issues, and $90 for 18 issues. International subscriptions are $48 for 6 issues; $89 for 12 issues; $126 for 18 issues. All payments must be in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. All international subscriptions will be sent via surface mail. Bona fide student and missionary subscriptions are $10 less than the above rates. A $10 service charge will be deducted from refund amount on cancelations. Printed by Copyright © 2006, The Sunstone Education Foundation. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. 11 Jody England Hansen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CREATING FAITH: THE CONDITIONS OF EXISTENCE 16 Robert A. Rees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE COST OF CREDULITY: MORMON URBAN LEGENDS AND THE WAR ON TERROR 26 Edwin Firmage Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THREE CHEERS FOR CICERO: SOME THOUGHTS ON READING HARRY POTTER IN LATIN 36 Michael H. Paulos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . POLITICAL CARTOONING AND THE REED SMOOT HEARINGS 41 Van Hale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “I AM LIBERAL IN MY SENTIMENTS TOWARDS ALL MEN”: EXPLORING THE MIND OF JOSEPH SMITH ON DIVERSITY AMONG THE SAINTS 55 Julie J. Nichols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CATWOMAN 2004 Brookie & D. K. Brown Fiction Contest Starstone Winner 58 Dennis Potter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE SACRAMENTAL WORLDVIEW: A PHILOSOPHICAL COMPARISON OF JOSEPH SMITH’S MAGICAL VIEW OF ORDINANCES WITH A LIBERATION VIEW OF SACRAMENTS 2006 R. L. “Buzz” Capener Memorial Writing Contest in Comparative Religious Studies Second Place Winner 63 Afton L. Wilkins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOME BEFORE DARK 2006 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest Third Place Winner POETRY 15 Jan Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ROCHESTER IN MAY 25 David Lawrence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MY SON VISITS 54 Virgil Suárez. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CREOSOTE 57 Helen W. Mallon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AFTER COLUMNS 6 Dan Wotherspoon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FROM THE EDITOR: Believing “In” CORNUCOPIA 7 Todd Robert Petersen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BELLY OF THE WHALE: “You Can Go to Heck” 8 James P. Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A PLACE FOR EVERY TRUTH: Books Not Written 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUGAR BEET: Excess Meat Scandal Rocks Seminary Presidency; Evil Unable to Attend Party; Views from the Street 66 Louis Moench . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BOUNDS AND CONDITIONS: The Religion and Mental Health Matrix 70 D. Jeff Burton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BRAVING THE BORDERLANDS. ..: The Borderlander’s Gift 80 Rowan Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AN OLIVE LEAF: Using Others “To Think With” BOOK REVIEW 72 Tracie A. Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WILDERNESS WITHIN: A Rascal by Nature, A Christian by Yearning: A Mormon Autobiography by Levi S. Peterson UPDATE 74 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Media scrutinizes Mitt Romney’s faith—and underwear; LDS senator speaks out against the Iraqi war and suicide; Update on Warren Jeffs and Colorado City/Hildale developments; Deseret Book buys two more competitors; Oliver Cowdery image discovered; and more! Cover art by Jeanette Atwood

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