You’re in for some interesting times…..

I pull an amorphous issue forward until it resolves into its face. Then I put my face right up against it and talk to it. I take all comers: the monolith of Mormonism, the challenge of writing truthful fiction, the bittersweet contradictions of faith in a mysterious and terrifying God of love. I look them all straight in the eye.”  –Latayne C. Scott

Latayne C Scott, winner of the Distinguished Christian Service Award from Pepperdine University for her writing, is the author of 25 books.

The most recent is her controversial novel that responds to the question: What might it have been like to be a woman, a Gentile, and the recipient of Spirit words that became the Epistle to the Hebrews?

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Other recent books include the  hardcover, audio and ebook Discovering the City of Sodom with Dr. Steven Collins (Howard/Simon&Schuster);  The Hinge of Your History: The Phases of Faith;  The Mormon Mirage 3rd Edition (Zondervan) and her first work of fiction, Latter-day Cipher (Moody).  In addition, Trinity Southwest University Press now publishes her theological works, including The Heart’s Door, Just You, Me and God, and  Passion, Power, Proxy, Release.

Scott has also published hundreds of articles in national magazines and on blogs.

Currently she is completing a work of psychological suspense, an essay book, and about 15 other books, supported by loving and faithful patrons who believe in her work.


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Dr. Collins and Dr. Scott atop Tell el-Hammam, site of biblical Sodom


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On this site:

The stimulating “Incite Blog

The ongoing “365 Reasons Why I Won’t Return to Mormonism

One of the most complete Web resource lists on the subject of Mormonism

Reviews of Latayne’s books

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