Author Archives: D.T. Bell and Ryan Bell

Responding to Bloomberg Businessweek

When you get right down to it, the root causes of the low quality of media discussion of Mormonism can be reduced to one:  Most people – reporters and commentators most definitely included – neither know nor have thought a great deal about religion, and therefore tend to think about the topic in simplistic terms […]

Responding to Andrew Sullivan’s Continuing “Cult” Campaign

Andrew Sullivan responds to our piece in the Washington Post on the alleged “cultishness” of Mormonism here.  It’s an interesting discussion, and Sullivan is game to continue it.  But his resistance to our Mormon mind-meld techniques displeases us, so we’ll keep up the brainwashing attack. Sullivan begins by saying that we were “offended” by his […]