I have a list of quotes but my favorite comes in the end.
I also liked this -Development shows us that establishing Zion isn't simply a matter of converting others to our way of seeing so much as more deeply converting ourselves to seeing the Whole. All of us are engaged in the pursuit of a meaningful life. Is our own meaning making flexible enough to include the meanings of others. Zion needs all of our perspectives in order to flourish. We can become the sons and daughters of God yet - not through a narrowing of orthodoxy, but through a multiplying of human and Divine perspectives, always more numerous than the grains of sand along the beach.
pWe must learn to become the sons and daughters of God. It's all a process. A developmental process. That said I am advocating for a more explicit approach to development within our congregations. I wonder if we could make our developmentally informed values in Mormon culture more transparent, an din turn, honor and support a broader range of experience in our communities.
As I read I found myself drawn to his footnotes. He has been a member, a disenchanted and abandoning member, he has studied other religions, practiced Buddhism, returned to the LDS faith. Very intriguing.