My concern is that in the framework Oaks lays out for not “quarrelling” with historical or scriptural racism, he discourages his primarily white audience from meaningful engagement with racial history that they can use to understand and respond to the current moment.
I think I must be a freak, because I don’t think I’ve seen any of these LDS Christmas movies. Did you see these in Sunday School classes growing up?
Yes, and in seminary, and I grew up in Utah, so I saw them on Temple Square in December when we would look at lights, and they come on TV pretty regularly…maybe because Utah has KBYU on public television? Joy to the World and Mr. Kreugar’s Christmas were also sent to all Ensign subscribers as DVDs a few years back.
Hmm, maybe i should have asked, which LDS Christmas movies have you seen?
Same here, Caroline, though I have seen Mr. Kruger’s because of the whole free thing. I don’t think I have seen any of the others.
I only looked at the photo on the website, but Mary looks a lot like Jennifer Aniston. 🙂
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