I want to offer an interpretation of the ongoing revelation that is Mormonism from the point of view of Process Theology. This will be a fragmentary interpretation because I cannot develop all of the possibilities in the space of one paper. Beyond the fragmentary character of this project there are at least two important tensions that will result from this attempt.
James McLachlan is a Mormon studies scholar and theologian. In 2005 he became the inaugural co-editor, along with Carrie McLachlan, of Element: a Journal of Mormon Philosophy and Theology, the flagship peer-reviewed journal of Mormon theology. McLachlan is also Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Western Carolina University. As of 2011, McLachlan co-chaired the American Academy of Religion’s Mormon Studies Group and was a board member of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology.