David Mason


David Mason is an associate professor at Rhodes College. He is the author of "Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stage" and "My Mormonism." His biography of Brigham Young will be available later this year from Routledge. Follow him on Twitter: @fatsodoctor.

Stories by David Mason
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On July 24, Mormons Celebrate Their Own Independence Day

Pioneer Day is a state holiday in Utah and a symbolic day for Mormons. But what does it symbolize?

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Nones on a Mission

Why I’m drawn to the religion of the Nones.

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Sacrificing Free Speech in the Name of Free Speech

When Penguin pulped Wendy Doniger, they may have set the stage for free speech — and more profit.

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Is Religion Just an Act?

A Mormon bishop in Utah went to church disguised as a homeless man to teach his congregation about compassion.

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Mormons — Yes, Mormons — Are Having an LGBT Moment

Mormon support for gay marriage grows.

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Praying for true religious freedom at the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case “Town of Greece v. Galloway,” and then decide, once and for all, whose religion is best.