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A modest note about the group ‘Mama Dragons’ @ Millennial Star
  -  This is a guest post by Michael Worley.   This post is written cautiously, as both...

Women Leaders Tour Children’s Justice Center in Utah @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 20 April 2017 | A donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of...

New Deseret Industries Opens in Cedar City, Utah @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Cedar City, UTAH | Thursday, 20 April 2017 |

Book Review: What You Don’t Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History @ FAIR Blog
  -   Authors: Casey Paul Griffiths, Susan Easton Black, Mary Jane Woodger Publisher: Deseret...

LDS Perspectives Podcast: Balancing Religious Tensions with Mauro Properzi @ Millennial Star
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Balancing Religious Tensions with Mauro Properzi @ FAIR Blog
  -  Finding a balance between loyalty or commitment to one’s faith and sympathetic...

Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | Preserving history, connecting families and...

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites April 18, 2017 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 18 April 2017 | MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its...

Public Open House to Begin at Idaho Falls Idaho Temple @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO | Monday, 17 April 2017 | Latter-day Saints in southeastern Idaho are...

Proclaiming the Power of Christ @ Millennial Star
  -  I have had a glorious Easter season. I was blessed by the opportunity to participate in...

ABC Network Invites Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Participate in Disney Singalong @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 13 April 2017 |

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  NEW YORK CITY | Thursday, 13 April 2017 | Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general...

Tithing and the Law of Consecration @ FAIR Blog
  -  Steven Harper points out that one of things the Revelations in Context series was...

Tithing and the Law of Consecration @ Millennial Star
  -  http://traffic.libsyn.com/ldsperspectives/30LDSP_-_Steven_Harper_-_Section_119-120.mp3...

Come and See: Steve Peck Discusses His New Book at Writ & Vision @ BOAP.org Blog
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Review: A House Full of Females by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich @ Millennial Star
  -  It is daunting presuming to review the work of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. She is a Pulitzer...

Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Monday, 10 April 2017 | The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus...

A New Mormon Oriented Press: BCC Press @ BOAP.org Blog
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Public Invited to Tour Paris France Temple @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Paris | Friday, 07 April 2017 | The public is invited to tour the first temple of The...

Responding to the Needs of the Homeless in Our Communities @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 06 April 2017 | The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus...

Finding Christ in Jewish Holy Days @ FAIR Blog
  -   Gale Boyd is a convert to the LDS Church. In 1983, she and her husband decided to move...

Days of Awe @ Millennial Star
  -  http://traffic.libsyn.com/ldsperspectives/LDSP_-_Jewish_Holidays_with_Gale_Boyd.mp3 Gale...

It’s a Wrap: Reluctant Polygamist, 6th and Final Edition @ Millennial Star
  -  Reluctant Polygamist is finally done. Critics have had over three years to prove I was...

Church Leaders Invite Young Native American Members to Temple Square @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 |

Paragraphs on three very different things @ A Motley Vision
  -  .             Let Me Drown with Moses by James Goldberg...

News from Tennessee Conferences 3 Apr 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
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#LDSconf – Index to M* Summaries of Conference Addresses @ Millennial Star
  -  You can use this post to gain rapid access to M* summaries. Videos of the individual...

Newsroom: Is the World Getting Worse? @ BOAP.org Blog
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#LDSConf General Conference – 2 April ’17 – Sunday Afternoon Session @ Millennial Star
  -  President Uchtdorf will be conducting this session. President Uchtdorf : Welcome Mormon...

#LDSConf General Conference – 2 Apr ’17 – Sunday morning Session @ Millennial Star
  -  President Eyring will be conducting this meeting. President Monson presides. Music is...

President Monson Announces Five New Temples @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Sunday, 02 April 2017 | Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of...

Coverage and News Media Resources from the 187th Annual General Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 01 April 2017 | News media resources from the April 2017...

The World Report @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Saturday, 01 April 2017 | The April 2017 edition of The World Report.

2016 Statistical Report for 2017 April Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 01 April 2017 | The First Presidency has issued the following...

First Presidency Announces New Relief Society General Presidency @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 01 April 2017 | The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus...

Six New General Authority Seventies Announced at April 2017 General Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 01 April 2017 |

Mormon Leader Presents Navajo Tribe President Family History Records @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA | Friday, 31 March 2017 |

Book Review: Joseph Smith’s Revelations: A Doctrine and Covenants Study Companion from the Joseph Smith Papers @ FAIR Blog
  -  This book is part of the Joseph Smith Papers Project, but it’s different than the other...

Primary Leader Visits Refugee Camps in Uganda @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Uganda | Thursday, 30 March 2017 | Sister Bingham, first counselor in...

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 30 March 2017 | For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The...

Religious Symbolism in Sacred Art @ FAIR Blog
  -  Rita Wright is the curator for the Springville Museum of Art in Springfield, Utah....

New Mormon Temples Reflect Worldwide Growth @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 29 March 2017 | From Paris and Rome in Europe to Winnipeg and...

Human Rights and Human Responsibilities @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 29 March 2017 | Rights don’t work without responsibilities....

Joseph Smith Papers New Online Content @ BOAP.org Blog
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Elders Eardley & Camp Strike Out On Their Own @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   The following is a letter written to John Morgan. Two of the incoming missionaries got...

Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple  @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Rome | Saturday, 25 March 2017 |

Church Hosts the 187th Annual General Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Friday, 24 March 2017 | Latter-day Saints from around the world will...

The Witnesses of the Book of Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -   By June 1829 Martin Harris, Oliver Cowdery, and David Whitmer had verbalized a desire to...

Choosing Good News @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 | In a world awash with information, the good...

News from Tennessee Conferences 20 Mar 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   So much in here this week. There is a dedication of a new chapel in Sarah Mississippi....

#MormonArtsSunday in Berkeley @ A Motley Vision
  -  . This is our ward’s fourth annual Mormon Arts Sunday, though I’m the only...

Happy Birthday Relief Society! @ BOAP.org Blog
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What is Doctrine? @ FAIR Blog
  -  Dr. Michael Goodman was part of the team tagged to write the institute cornerstone course...

News from Tennessee Conferences 13 Mar 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
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Who's That Really Young Missionary? @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   It isn't every day that a photo I see in the archives has names clearly on it. But...

Association for Documentary Editing @ BOAP.org Blog
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A Closer Look at Mormon Studies @ FAIR Blog
  -   Historian, author, and educator Patrick Mason tells his students that Mormon studies is...

Sundry Moldy Solecisms #4 Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays by Mahonri Stewart @ A Motley Vision
  -  Title: Evening Eucalyptus and Other Enchanted Plays Author: Mahonri...

News from Tennessee Conferences 6 Mar 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Josie Lee Kidd born in Knoxville in 1878. She joined the LDS Church in 1905. He...

Primary vs Secondary Sources @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Primary sources! For a historian they are a gold mine of information. But just because...

The Mormon Trail @ FAIR Blog
  -   Artists Josh Clare, John Burton, and Bryan Mark Taylor worked for years on a project...

185 Years of Women’s Discourse in the LDS Church @ FAIR Blog
  -   Editors Jenny Reeder and Kate Holbrook, respectively 19th- and 20th-century women’s...

News from Tennessee Conferences 27 Feb 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   The saints living near Morristown were in Bybee, Tennessee. Although not yet organized...

Priesthood in the Era of the New Testament, 7. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Some Thoughts on Finding “Truth”: The Right Tool for the Job @ FAIR Blog
  -  Nicolaus Copernicus Monument by Bertel Thorvaldsen According to the on-line Oxford...

George R Hill & Richard Ballantyne in East Tennessee @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  The earliest efforts to open up East Tennessee to missionary work were not very...

Priesthood in the Era of the New Testament, 6. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Welcome The Krakens @ A Motley Vision
  -  . Have you ever heard of Garrick Infanger? I haven’t. Have you ever heard of The...

George Watt and the Journal of Discourses @ FAIR Blog
  -  In LDS Perspectives Podcast’s first doubleheader, they present an episode...

Priesthood in the New Testament Era Church, 5. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Learning from Pakistan with Robert Eaton @ FAIR Blog
  -   Several years ago a group of professors at BYU-I designed an interdisciplinary course...

The Formation of the Totty's Bend Branch @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  On February 20th 1877, Elder Joseph Argyle was on his way to his first assignment in...

Priesthood in the New Testament Era, 4. @ BOAP.org Blog
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D&C 76: The Vision with Matthew McBride @ FAIR Blog
  -   In episode three of the Revelations in Context Series, host Nick Galieti of LDS...

Mormons as Normal People:a brief look at the Mormonelements in Anthony Holden’s Precious Rascals @ A Motley Vision
  -  . I wasn’t aware of Anthony Holden until only just recently when a mutual friend...

News from Tennessee Conferences 30 Jan 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Today Johnson City has two wards, Knoxville has eight wards and a branch, and that...

Priesthood in the New Testament Era Church, 3. @ BOAP.org Blog
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The Healing of Sally Moore @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Based on the journal of Elder Joseph Argyle. He and Elder John W Sharp were preaching...

Insights on the Book of Mormon with Grant Hardy @ FAIR Blog
  -   Grant Hardy became intrigued with world religions, especially those of East Asia, as a...

News from Tennessee Conferences 23 Jan 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Some time during the last two weeks of December, President and Sister Callis made...

Priesthood in the New Testament Era Church, 2. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Attacking the LDS Church’s Tax Exempt Status @ FAIR Blog
  -  Photo from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Salt_Lake_Temple_spires.jpg LGBT...

D&C 134: Of Governments and Laws with Spencer W. McBride @ FAIR Blog
  -   In November 2014, Smithsonian Magazine named Joseph Smith as the most influential...

Tennessee Baptisms in 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Here we go again with a new year and new set of baptisms from 100 years ago. As before...

Tattoos Today @ FAIR Blog
  -   Ask any Mormon why he or she doesn’t have a tattoo and more than likely you will get...

Priesthood in the New Testament Era Church, 1. @ BOAP.org Blog
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News from Tennessee Conferences 9 Jan 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   A few notes about exact dates, or the lack thereof. Elder James Baron and Alma Pace...

Middle & East Tennessee Conferences - 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  In 1917 the Middle Tennessee Conference covered most of Tennessee west of the Cumberland...

Of Papyri and Mummies with John Gee @ FAIR Blog
  -   Laura Harris Hales of LDS Perspectives Podcast interviews Dr. John Gee about the history...

FairMormon Needs Your Help! @ FAIR Blog
  -    Lehi’s Dream by Greg Olsen There is a battle raging for the hearts and minds...

News from Tennessee Conferences 2 Jan 1917 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Liahona: The Elders Journal January 2, 1917 Although published in 1917, this news...

Women’s Testimonies of the Restoration @ FAIR Blog
  -   While working on her dissertation, Janiece Johnson came up with the idea to create a...

The Christmas Story 12. Examples Taken From Early Christian Hymns @ BOAP.org Blog
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FairMormon Questions: How can the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sing at the US Presidential Inauguration and put the stamp of religious approval on that event? @ FAIR Blog
  -  FairMormon has a service where questions can be submitted and they are answered by...

Those Old Timey Family Group Records @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Want something to do over your Christmas vacation? How about looking at some old timey...

The Christmas Story 11. Temple Ordinances–KJV Error–Origins of the Author of Luke @ BOAP.org Blog
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Association for Mormon Letters 2017 Conference Call for Papers @ A Motley Vision
  -  Writing the Past: Intersections of Literature and History in Mormon Letters Utah Valley...

Gospel Teaching with David B. Marsh @ FAIR Blog
  -  Russell Stevenson of LDS Perspectives Podcast interviews David Marsh, who has worked...

When was Jesus Born? with Dr. Jeffrey Chadwick @ FAIR Blog
  -  Have you ever wondered why we celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25? Was it just a...

The Joseph Smith Papers: Administrative Records: Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844-January 1846 @ FAIR Blog
  -   [For more information on the Council of Fifty, see Matthew J. Grow’s 2016...

The Book of Mormon as a Second Witness to the Divinity of Jesus Christ @ FAIR Blog
  -   “To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth...

Emma Smith, “An Elect Lady” with Matthew J. Grow @ FAIR Blog
  -   Laura Harris Hales of LDS Perspectives Podcast sat down with Matthew J. Grow, the LDS...

Announcing the States of Deseret table of contents @ A Motley Vision
  -  I’m delighted to announce the table of contents for the forthcoming Peculiar Pages...

Alvin Verd Washburn's Mission @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [Since this is intended to be primarily about Verd's mission I have left much of the...

The Book of Mormon: A Closer Look with Brant Gardner @ FAIR Blog
  -   In this episode of the LDS Perspectives Podcast, Laura Harris Hales interviews Brant A....

Book Review: Joseph Smith’s Seer Stones @ FAIR Blog
  -  In September 2015, photographs of one of Joseph Smith’s seer stones were published in...

Translating with Seer Stones with Michael Hubbard MacKay @ FAIR Blog
  -   Russell Stevenson of LDS Perspectives Podcast interviews Dr. Michael Mackay about the...

Braving Nephi’s Isaiah with Joseph M. Spencer @ FAIR Blog
  -    Join Laura Harris Hales from LDS Perspectives Podcast as she discusses with...

Ellen Ruth Jacklin's Mission to the Southern States @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  While trying to identify the people in this photo, I made the acquaintance of a...

Sundry Moldy Solecisms # 3 Mahonri Stewart, A Roof Overhead @ A Motley Vision
  -  Title: A Roof Overhead and Other Plays Author: Mahonri Stewart Publisher: Zarahemla...

Courtroom Analogy @ FAIR Blog
  -   Guest post by Paul Brooks from The Reasonable Mormon Not guilty vs...

The Conversion of Martha Elizabeth O'Neal @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [One of the benefits of posting photographs with names online is that the relatives...

Update on Identifying Missionaries using a Weird Trick @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  OK, so it isn't much of a weird trick, but after patiently waiting for this photo to make...

DNA Detective Work with Ugo Perego @ FAIR Blog
  -   Last summer Russell Stevenson of the LDS Perspectives Podcast sat down with Dr. Ugo...

Book of Mormon Central with Neal Rappleye @ FAIR Blog
  -   Welcome to the first podcast in the LDS Perspectives’ Young Scholars Series. In...

Why Build Temples? @ FAIR Blog
  -  The Lima Peru Temple This week, critics of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...

Homosexuality and the Gospel with Ty Mansfield @ FAIR Blog
  -   LDS Perspectives host Nick Galieti and Dr. Ty Mansfield openly discuss the need for...

Interview with Dr. Louis C. Midgley @ FAIR Blog
  -   This week’s interview on the Mormon FAIRCast is with is with Dr. Louis C. Midgley....

LDS Artwork Revisited with Dr. Anthony Sweat @ FAIR Blog
  -    In this fascinating and enlightening episode, Russell Stevenson of LDS...

What is Grace? with Brad Wilcox @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this episode, Dr. Brad Wilcox joins Nick Galieti to discuss the grace of Christ. Grace...

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Addresses Religious Persecution Conference in the UK @ FAIR Blog
  -  Elder Jeffrey R. Holland addresses humanitarians, scholars, faith and government leaders...

The Historical Jesus @ FAIR Blog
  -  You may have heard discussions about the historical Jesus and wondered exactly what that...

Will You Engage in the Wrestle? @ FAIR Blog
  -  “Questions are not just good, they are vital, because the ensuing spiritual wrestle...

Book Review: A Reason for Faith: Navigating LDS Doctrine & Church History @ FAIR Blog
  -  Available from the FairMormon bookstore at 20% off In the prologue of A Reason for...

On Sheldon Lawrence’s Hearts of the Fathers and Categories of Relgious Fiction (with a most inappropriate comparison) @ A Motley Vision
  -  I had the pleasure of reading Sheldon Lawrence’s book Hearts of the Fathers a couple of...

President Scott Gordon Reviews the 2016 FairMormon Conference @ FAIR Blog
  -   “If we can’t have a discussion, then we might as well not have a...

The Probability of Mormonism as Divine @ FAIR Blog
  -   FAIRMormon welcomes Paul Brooks as a guest blogger. Paul is from the United...

LTUE Call for Papers @ A Motley Vision
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Middle Tennessee Conference - Spencer Tenn., Sept 1894 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   [The caption names the people in the photo from left to right starting in the front...

What Weird Trick Will Identify These People? #5 Will Surprise You! @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [This blog post will be cross posted at Keepapitchinin and Juvenile Instructor.  -...

The Critic’s Big List of Problems @ FAIR Blog
  -  by Michael R. Ash Any member who has undergone a faith crisis knows that there are many...

The Courage of Our Convictions: Embracing Mormonism in a Secular Age @ FAIR Blog
  -   Patrick Mason’s presentation from the 2016 FairMormon Conference. The transcript...

Four Things To Remember When Asking a Stranger for Research Help @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Charles Crow (and sons) and his Harness & Saddle Shop in SLC. So you decided you are...

Faith and Reason 76: Deification @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by...

Charity Never Faileth @ FAIR Blog
  -  And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these...

Obedience as Gratitude @ Home Waters
  -  (This is a talk I gave at this year’s Women’s Conference at Brigham Young...

Literature and the Art of Friendship @ Home Waters
  -  I didn’t ever expect that in 2016 we would be struggling as a nation with the very idea...

On Disagreements at Church @ Home Waters
  -  Tone can make a great difference in how effectively we communicate, especially when we...

Quick Conference Thought – from “Yielding Our Hearts to God” by Sister Marriott @ Feast Upon the Word
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Want to read more at Feast? @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Gift of Friendship @ Home Waters
  -  I can remember my mother’s boisterous laugh when I was a little boy. I can remember my...

Call for Papers: Mormon Scholars in the Humanities 2016 @ Feast Upon the Word
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My Journey as a Scholar of Faith, Part III @ Home Waters
  -  I wouldn’t have gone to Stanford, majored in Comparative Literature, or taken my career...

My Journey as a Scholar of Faith, Part II @ Home Waters
  -  My first experiences with criticism, compassion and charity were in family life at home....

My Journey as a Scholar of Faith, Part I @ Home Waters
  -  I was invited by the Faculty Center to share my journey as a scholar of faith. I share...

Led by Revelation @ Home Waters
  -  It is a clear and central tenet of Mormon belief that we are led by revelation, by living...

On the Spiritual Joy of Academic Work @ Home Waters
  -  (Adapted from comments I shared recently with the College of Humanities at BYU) Grading,...

The Quest for Renewal and the Religious Life @ Home Waters
  -  There is a paradox at the heart of the practice of religion. Religion is designed to...

Sherem v. Jacob @ Feast Upon the Word
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Just for fun… “The Runaway Jonah” @ Feast Upon the Word
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Ezra Taft Benson, Chapter 5: Principles of True Repentance @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 23: Individual Responsibility (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 21: Proclaiming the Gospel to the World (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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2015 Summer Seminar of the Mormon Theology Seminar — Call for Applications! @ Feast Upon the Word
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Lost Sheep or Dumb Asses? @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 19: In the World but Not of the World (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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CFP: AAR-PNW 2015 @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 17: Sealing Power and Temple Blessings (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 18: Living by Every Word That Proceeds from the Mouth of God @ Feast Upon the Word
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Thanks for Nothing; Two Ironies of the Book of Job @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 16: Bringing Up Children in Light and Truth @ Feast Upon the Word
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A Failure to Communicate @ Feast Upon the Word
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Ask and ye shall receive–it really is just that simple @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Terrifying Reality of Monotheism @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 15: Eternal Marriage (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Help a (Scriptural) Brother Out? @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 14: The Gift of the Holy Ghost (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 13: Baptism (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Well-Behaved? Well–Not Really . . . @ Messenger and Advocate
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Book review: The Polygamous Wives Writing Club @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 12: The Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 11: Honoring the Priesthood Keys Restored through Joseph Smith (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Our Capricious God @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 10: Our Search for Truth (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Feast Upon the Word: Vision @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 9: Witnesses of the Book of Mormon (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Body @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 8: The Church and Kingdom of God (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Two Atonements @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 7: Joseph and Hyrum Smith, Witnesses for Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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A Critique of “Come Follow Me” (the new youth Sunday School curriculum) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Old Testamen Lesson 11 (KD): Genesis 34, 37-39 @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 5: Faith and Repentance (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Restitution: A Lesson From the Anti-Nephi-Lehies @ Feast Upon the Word
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Old Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 7: The Abrahamic Covenant (and how it relates to Adam & to us) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 4: Strengthening and Preserving the Family (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 3: The Plan of Salvation (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Where were you during the War on Poverty? @ Messenger and Advocate
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The Book of Mormon as a Key to the Gathering of Israel and Judah @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 2: Our Savior, Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 1: Our Father in Heaven (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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“Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born” – Lesson 2 (Old Testament Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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All or Nothing @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 24: Reflections on the Mission of Jesus Christ (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Christmas List 2013: Books on Scripture/Theology @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 23: The Prophet Joseph Smith (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 22: Doing Good to Others (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Book Notice: I Will Lead You Along: The Life of Henry B. Eyring @ Mormon Church History
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2014 JWHA Call for Papers! @ Mormon Church History
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Joseph Smith Captured @ Mormon Church History
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Historical Conference-The Museum of Mormon History in Mexico (Provo Branch), August 31 10am-3pm @ Mormon Church History
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Mormon History Association 2014 in San Antonio, TX Call For Papers-Deadline October 1, 2013 @ Mormon Church History
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Benchmark Books Evening with an Author: Phil Barlow, 5/29/2013 @ Mormon Church History
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Daniel Peterson Goes Rogue–Transitions From Dark To Light @ Messenger and Advocate
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The 13th Annual UVU Mormon Studies Conference–The Expanded Canon: Perspectives on Mormonism & Sacred Texts April 4-5, 2013 @ Mormon Church History
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CFP: Journal of Mormon History Special Issue on Mormonism & Race @ Mormon Church History
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John Dehlin Article By Gregory L. Smith (Formerly of FARMS) Now Published by Interpreter @ Messenger and Advocate
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Preaching Politics From The Pulpit, Stake President Matthew DeVisser Goes Off The Reservation @ Messenger and Advocate
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The Mormon History Association Annual Conference (June 6-9, 2013) Preliminary Program Released @ Mormon Church History
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CFP: The Mormon Studies Group at the 2013 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Nov. 23-26, 2013 @ Mormon Church History
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No. Wearing Pants to Church is Not Civil Disobedience @ Messenger and Advocate
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Keeping It Classy–John Dehlin and Mormon Stories @ Messenger and Advocate
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FARMS Fires Peterson et al . . . @ Messenger and Advocate
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Debut album by Jiminy Finn and the Moneydiggers! @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   I'm pleased to announce the official release of the new album, "Campfire Carols,"...

New Album from Jiminy Finn and the Moneydiggers! @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   I'm pleased to announce the official release of the new album, "Campfire Carols," by...

Help Us Raise Money to Fight ALS @ Life on Gold Plates
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Review: Molly C. Haslam, “A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being As Mutuality...

Review, Tom Mould, “Still, the Small Voice” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Still, the Small Voice: Narrative, Personal Revelation, and the Mormon Folk...

Review: N.T. Wright, "Simply Jesus" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title:  Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He...

Review: Davis Bitton, “Knowing Brother Joseph Again: Perceptions and Perspectives” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Knowing Brother Joseph Again: Perceptions and...

Review: Stephen Carter, "What of the Night? Personal Essays" @ Life on Gold Plates
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Review: Conor Cunningham, “Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both...

Review: Steven Pinker, “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has...

Review: Craig Harline, “Conversions: Two Family Stories From the Reformation and Modern America” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Conversions: Two Family Stories From the Reformation and Modern...

Review: Howard C. Stutz, “Let the Earth Bring Forth: Evolution and Scripture” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Let the Earth Bring Forth: Evolution and ScriptureAuthor: Howard C....

Review: N.T. Wright, “Scripture and the Authority of God” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible...

Review: Eric W Jepson, et.al., “The Fob Bible” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Fob BibleEditors: Eric W Jepson, B.G. Christensen, Sarah E....

Review: Ken Jennings, "Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks Author: Ken...

Review: Gardner, “The Gift and the Power: Translating the Book of Mormon” @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Gift and the Power: Translating the Book of Mormon Author: Brant A....

Review: Turley and Slaughter, "How We Got the Book of Mormon" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: How We Got the Book of Mormon Authors: Richard E. Turley, Jr., William W....

Review: Givens and Grow, "Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism Authors: Terryl L. Givens,...

Review: James Rollins, "The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel Author: James...

Review: Lieb, Mason, Roberts, eds., "The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the...

Review: Reeve and Van Wagenen, "Between Pulpit and Pew: The Supernatural World in Mormon History and Folklore" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: Between Pulpit and Pew: The Supernatural World in Mormon History and...

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Review: Mark D. Bennion, "Psalm & Selah: A Poetic Journey Through The Book of Mormon" @ Life on Gold Plates
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Review: Patrick Q. Mason, "The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Title: The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum...