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Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism

Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism

First, I would like to give credit to my esteemed colleague, editorial writer Gary Stein, who planted the seed by posing the question, “I wonder what the Mormons would think if Jews performed posthumous circumcisions.” I couldn’t resist riffing on it. All I did was develop it into a cartoon.   When you think of all the atrocities that have been performed during the lifetimes of many of us because of hatred for those unlike us, it’s especially saddening to witness those that are committed due to an excess of well-meaning zeal. I’m not all that familiar with the Mormon faith, but to be charitable, I assume that by performing posthumous baptisms of people...