Tag: folklore

Leaderlore

A two-sentence version of this piece appeared as Aaron C. Brown’s 9 February 2011 Facebook status update.   Nothing drives me crazier than hearing a well-meaning Latter-day Saint earnestly explain how some popular Mormon teaching doesn’t count as official—or as a “doctrine”—because it belongs to some other—supposedly inferior—category of teaching: “Culture.” “Policy.” “Speculation.” “Folklore.” It’s …

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