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  • 'Mormon' is more than just easy laughs

    When Joseph Smith Jr. published The Book of Mormon in 1830, he likely wasn't expecting that an outrageously profane musical that purloined his golden title would dominate the 2011 Tony Awards. Then again, he probably wasn't anticipating "South Park"...
  • Mormon underwear is showing

    The presidential campaign has placed a spotlight on the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “The Book of Mormon” musical is pushing the religion to the forefront of pop culture. And with Ann Romney’s recent appearance on...
  • Man About Town: 'Mormon' fails to make a convert

    I’d wanted to take an actual Mormon to see “The Book of Mormon,” but the closest I could come was the lovely and patient older daughter — so well scrubbed and shimmery that she looked like an Irish coin. “Come on, Coin,...
  • 'Book of Mormon' restores one's faith in musical theater

    'Book of Mormon' restores one's faith in musical theater
    "The Book of Mormon" has to be the most subversive Broadway musical in history. All those other supposedly radical shows, the ones with nudity or such tough subjects as mental illness, just can't hold a candle to this insanely brilliant concoction about...
  • In Theory: Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

    The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered. Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...
  • Tonight: ‘The Voice’ finalists sing; ‘Gossip Girl’ goodbye

     
    ESPN's "Monday Night Football offers the New York Jets at Tennessee at 8:30....
  • Is Pope Benedict XVI setting precedent for…the Mormons?

     
    The Salt Lake Tribune religion reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack writes that Pope Benedicts' decision to retire, rather than die in office, has Mormons talking about whether that could happen to the leaderĀ of the Latter-Day Saints? With the resignation of...
  • Salman Rushdie, freedom writer

    Salman Rushdie, freedom writer
    In the 1990s, he was the world-famous novelist few people officially laid eyes on. Of Salman Rushdie's dozen-plus novels, it was "The Satanic Verses" (1988) that raised a hue and cry and sent him undercover: Its supposedly sacrilegious portrayal of the...
  • Gay marriage opponents feel alienated, misunderstood

    Pastor Jim Franklin was one of the leading voices supporting California’s 2008 gay marriage ban. He spoke passionately about the importance of traditional marriage from the pulpit of Cornerstone Church in Fresno and led rallies against gay unions....
  • Amid the seasonal shows, the surprise of 'Glass Menagerie'

    Amid the seasonal shows, the surprise of 'Glass Menagerie'
    Most years, the last full week before Christmas is quiet — the best-of-the-year lists are already done, and the holiday perennials are up and running. Steppenwolf, which is not about to program "The Gift of the Magi," sometimes opens a defiantly...
  • Proud 'War Horse' is No. 2 in town

    Proud 'War Horse' is No. 2 in town
    An international blockbuster arrives in Chicago next week, a production that has played for months to capacity houses and has broken box office records. Already, it has been seen by more than a million theatergoers. Stop already, you say. Everybody...