The Virtue of the Mormon Afterlife

Mormonism just rose in my estimation. I was talking to Joanna Brooks--a Mormon who writes the Ask Mormon Girl advice column and is the author of The Book of Mormon Girl-- when conversation turned to the afterlife. The news she brought was good even for us non-Mormons:

I'm not just being facetious here. I do think there's something deeply laudable about a doctrine of universal salvation. The word "virtue" in the headline of this post is meant literally.

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Robert Wright is the author of The Evolution of God and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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