The Rise of the
Liberal Latter-day Saints
And the battle for the future of Mormonism
(Pete Ryan for The Washington Post) By Emily Kaplan Photos by Katherine Frey Tom Jones: "Maybe most interesting quote is at the end:"
Patrick Mason, the Utah State professor, offers a bolder forecast — one that may give heart to liberal Latter-day Saints who are desperate for change within the church, as well as those who are quietly debating whether, or to what extent, they can justify staying. “People have already started to do the work to sketch out a theological rationale that would allow for the kind of revelation that allows for women’s ordination, for same-sex marriage, all kinds of things,” he says. And, he adds, with the passage of time “what was once possible then becomes probable."