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2022 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

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Booklist Queen's 2022 Reading Challenge

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Aussie Author Reading Challenge 2022


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2022 Nonfiction Reader Challenge


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2022 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

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The 52 Book Club's Reading Challenge 2022

The 52 Book Club's Reading Challenge 2022

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39 / 52 books. 75% done!

2022 Build Your Library Reading Challenge

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2022 Medical Examiner's Mystery Reading Challenge

Monday, January 09, 2012

Mormon Mentions: Anne Lamott

You may not be familiar with the "Mormon Mentions" feature on my blog, so let me explain: Hi, my name is Susan. I'm a book blogger and I'm a Mormon. I'm sure you've seen the ads, right? Well, as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (commonly known as The Mormon Church), I'm naturally concerned with how my religion is portrayed in the media. So, every time I read a snippet about Mormonism in a book written by a non-LDS author, I post it here, along with my opinion about its content. If you hate this kind of thing, feel free to skip these posts, but, if you have questions, answers, discussion points, whatever, please comment. I'm always interested in knowing what you think!

Okay, here's one from Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott. I don't really have much to say about it, I just think it's funny:

"Last night I decided that it is totally nuts to believe in Christ, that it is every bit as crazy as being a Scientologist or a Jehovah's Witness. But a priest friend said solemnly, "Scientologists and Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses are crazier than they have to be" (69).

Ha ha.

2 comments:

  1. I love that you do Mormon Mentions. They make me laugh

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  2. Yep, I'm pretty crazy but happily so.

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