Wednesday, August 6, 2008

The pulpit as a folklore vector

Anytime I hear someone in a class (or especially in sacrament meeting!) preface something with “I heard a story, I don’t know how true it is”, I really start to worry…

2 comments:

mamaduk said...

But if they read it on the internet it is definitely true.

Ever see The Singles Ward? They poke fun at those people in it through the guy who is always saying so-and-so was about to join the church when he died or so-and-so was taking the discussions.

Taylor said...

Love it. I'm that spoilsport in the back of Sunday School pulling up snopes.com or the Shields LDS Hoaxes site on my phone...