February 23, 2013

Lutherans Go Circular With a Vengeance

Peggy Fletcher Stack, Salt Lake Tribune

It was 1963, and Utah architect Charles D. Peterson had a problem: how to plop a biggish church in a smallish space.

His congregation, Mount Tabor Lutheran, had outgrown its Avenues home, so leaders commissioned Peterson to design a new meetinghouse. But the lot was a mere acre on the corner of 200 South and 700 East in Salt Lake City and included income-generating, church-owned properties on each side that couldn’t be touched. On top of that, zoning required a certain number of parking spots. That left a small parcel on the southwest corner for the actual church.

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October 18, 2013
Atheists Afraid of Mormon Mafia
Matthew Piper, Salt Lake Tribune
The American Atheists say they had a tough time buying billboards for their Salt Lake City convention, and that goes to show what’s wrong with the Beehive State."What this really communicates to us is the stranglehold that... more ››