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Friday, May 24, 2024

Emily Geddes

Emily H. Geddes was born to two physicists and grew up as a Navy brat. Born-and-raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she holds a bachelor's degree in theatre from Brigham Young University, and earned an MBA from Eastern Washington University.

Ask A Mormon: Are Mormon children required to attend seminary?

During their high school years, Latter-day Saint teenagers are invited to attend hour-long classes on a schedule that roughly corresponds to the school year.

Ask A Mormon: Why do you wear holy “garments”?

Many religions have clothing or accoutrements that serve various purposes: Catholic vestments, yarmulkes, crosses on necklaces, the Sikh 5 Ks.

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"Fewer interfaith interactions may mean less friction, less discomfort, fewer misunderstandings to work through. But at what cost?" - Emily Geddes Loving, learning other faith practices

Loving, learning other faith practices

As a mother of three young boys, I spend an inordinate amount of time breaking up fights and trying to help them learn how to interact with each other without squabbling or brawling.

Ask A Mormon: Are there positive, realistic portrayals of Mormons in pop culture?

Well, you’re right. There aren’t a ton of positive or realistic portrayals of Mormonism in pop culture.

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"This is a wonderful time to be on earth. While there is much that is wrong in the world today, there are many things...

Ask A Mormon: Where is the world headed?

Mormons, like other Christians, believe that Jesus Christ will come again.

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