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The Seeker @ Keepapitchinin
  -  The Seeker By Elaine V. Emans She sought by every means she knew To reach the dear,...

“I Take Up My Pen”: Tabernacle Choir, 1903 @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Tabernacle Choir, 1903

Every book is a failure :) @ A Motley Vision
  -  . . . . I hope to write another [novel] fairly soon. It is bound to be a failure, every...

Andrew K. Smth’s “Determinations,” 1912 @ Keepapitchinin
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Body @ Feast Upon the Word
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Culture and being in, but not of the world @ A Motley Vision
  -  As I was reading the comments to Scott H’s recent AML blog post Moving Culture, I...

Two of a Kind @ Keepapitchinin
  -  From the Relief Society Magazine, April 1957 – Two of a Kind Maude Rubin Sally Harding...

Mormon’s Codex: Rich Support for Book of Mormon Plausibility @ FAIR Blog
  -  I just finished John L. Sorenson’s monumental work, Mormon’s Codex (Provo:...

Why Are You a Sunday School Teacher? @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Why?

Latter-day Saints and Compulsory Military Service @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Military Service

The official Church position on the OW movement @ Millennial Star
  -  I hope this will be the last post on M* regarding the Ordain Women movement. The OW...

Church Partners to Help the Homeless @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | The Church of Jesus Christ of...

American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church @ Millennial Star
  -  My husband and I have attended events in the home of Greg Prince for the past several...

Why Atheists should be Thankful for Jesus @ Millennial Star
  -  Recently, Bart Ehrman (New Testament scholar, former fundamentalist and current agnostic)...

The Hacking of AOL’s Mail Service @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Hacking

Prerequisite @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Prerequisite By Florence Wightman Rowland Some men have cried: “We chose a lonely nook...

Come to Meeting in Berlin, 1925 @ Keepapitchinin
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My father: A eulogy. @ Millennial Star
  -  The funeral was very cathartic – it actually helped me gain a testimony of the...

A Mormon Sermon in Calcutta, 1851 @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Calcutta, 1851

Church “Because of Him” Easter Message Reaches Millions @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | A weeklong social media effort...

Guest post: notes from President Monson April 2014 General Conference @ Millennial Star
  -  This is a guest post by Jamie Huston. My notes on president Monson’s addresses at the...

“Liberal” and “Orthodox” Views on the Faith of Abraham @ Millennial Star
  -  A while back I did a post called The Faith of Abraham where I discussed the considerable...

Jacob F. Miller's Mission Call - January 1883 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Farmington January 13, 1883  Received a letter of which the following is a copy...

Inviting All Critics @ Millennial Star
  -  It appears many who read Millennial Star are tending to personal concerns on Saturdays...

Eliza and the Stairs @ Millennial Star
  -  [This post is part of a series on Joseph Smith's Polygamy. To read from the beginning or...

Ordain Women: A Husband and Wife Respond @ Millennial Star
  -  My husband, Bryan, shared with me a comment he posted on Kyleigh Ruth’s post titled...

Jesus, The Miracle Worker @ Millennial Star
  -  When contemplating the life and teachings of Jesus, there is no way to ignore the many...

Fair Issues 51: The double meaning of the word “Lamanite” @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this podcast Michael R. Ash relates how cultural identification and genealogy can...

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 18 April @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 18 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories...

Rethinking Mormons and Porn: Utah 40th in US in New Porn Data @ FAIR Blog
  -  *This post was originally written by Tom Stringham at his blog Virtuous Society. It has...

RS/MP Chapter 8: The Church and Kingdom of God (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Theric (and Monsters & Mormons) at SLC Comic Con Fan X @ A Motley Vision
  -  . I’ll be in Salt lake City this weekend for Fan Experience. I’ll be giving...

Priesthood Article in Dialogue @ BOAP.org Blog
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Poignant Bumper Sticker Memes @ FAIR Blog
  -  [This post was originally written by Allen Wyatt on his blog Ruminatio. It is reposted...

Cheerful letter from a missionary in the south @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Abner, Lawrence County, Tennessee Dec 19, 1884 [to] Elder George C. Lambert Elder...

Two Atonements @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Writing Rookie Season 2, #6: Stocking the Pantry @ A Motley Vision
  -  For the complete list of columns in this series, click here. While a single point of data...

Fair Issues 50: Book of Mormon DNA issue one of science, not theology @ FAIR Blog
  -  LDS critics with training in genetics acknowledge that if a small group of Israelites...

Atlantic Coast Mormon Tabernacle Choir Tour Announced @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 11 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | A summer 2015 concert tour has...

New Mormon Tabernacle Choir Video Celebrates Easter Season @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 11 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Fans of the Mormon Tabernacle...

RS/MP Chapter 7: Joseph and Hyrum Smith, Witnesses for Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Tom Nysetvold on the Mormon Texts Project 2.0 @ A Motley Vision
  -  Tom Nysetvold has taken on the yeoman work of starting back up the Mormon Texts Project....

Lyman Butterfield Documentary Editing Award Nominations @ BOAP.org Blog
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4th Watch 14: True Doctrine @ FAIR Blog
  -  Brother Ned Scarisbrick and Nick Galieti discuss some of the core doctrines of the...

Of two minds regarding Smurthwaite’s Road to Bountiful @ A Motley Vision
  -  . In this round of Reading the Whitney Finalists, we come to the only author I have read...

Martin Luther King and President Uchtdorf: “Don’t Sleep Through The Revolution/Restoration.” @ Mormon Church History
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Mabel Jane Pettit NcNeill @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [This is a continuation of my series on Early Sister Missionaries of Tennessee. This...

Book Review: Mormon’s Codex: An Ancient American Book @ FAIR Blog
  -  Title: Mormon’s Codex: An Ancient American Book Author: John L. Sorenson Publisher:...

Church Provides Additional Missionary Statistics @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Saturday, 5 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 |

A Critique of “Come Follow Me” (the new youth Sunday School curriculum) @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Blessings of Service: Lessons from Guatemala @ Home Waters
  -  Service opens the world to us. That, anyway, is what I have experienced in Guatemala...

Three posts on The House at Rose Creek by Jenny Proctor @ A Motley Vision
  -  . In recent years, as a higher percentage of my reading has become decidedly...

Notes on How to Read a Poem @ A Motley Vision
  -  National Poetry Month 2014 (Poster design: Chip Kidd) Click image for PDF copy of the...

Religious Freedom: A Precious Individual Value and Public Good @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Thursday, 3 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 |

Science fiction “invested” in Mormonism: FIVE FICTIONS @ A Motley Vision
  -  . Once again, Dr Hales’s “ignorance” of science fiction has lost him...

Mormonism in the News: Getting it Right | 1 April 2014 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Tuesday, 1 April 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | This Getting It Right features...

Miltons & Shakespeares: a new direction @ A Motley Vision
  -  . “We will yet have Miltons and Shakespeares of our own.” Orson F....

Mormon Fair-Cast 215: The First Vision @ FAIR Blog
  -  It is the foundational event of Mormonism–or at least that is what it became. Beginning...

Jacob F. Miller's Mission to Tennessee - An introduction. @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  A couple years back I learned that my great grandfather served his mission in the...

Old Timey Blessings @ BOAP.org Blog
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Fair Issues 49: More Limitations in Book of Mormon DNA study @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this podcast brother Ash explains how DNA studies are inconclusive to establish a...

These Are Our Sisters @ FAIR Blog
  -  By Cal Robinson and Juliann Reynolds The internet is buzzing in response to the March...

Violence at Wolf Creek @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   On September 17th & 18th, 1887, a conference was held at the Stutts schoolhouse in Wolf...

John W. Sharp - Reporting from Hickman County, Tennessee 1877 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Friday March 23 1877 The Deseret News reports news from Elder John W. Sharp, now...

Fair Issues 48: Founder effect, genetic drift, bottlenecks and the Book of Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this discussion brother Ash relates the effects on population as it pertains to mtDNA...

Richard C. Camp Reports from Weakley County Tennessee 1881 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  On this day in 1881 March 22nd 1881 Elder R[ichard C.] Camp writes of his experiences...

From the Archives: Purity of Thought @ BOAP.org Blog
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Keeping the Faith 13: Pressing forward with faith @ FAIR Blog
  -  John Lynch conducts this interview of Bill Reel in which Bill discusses his personal...

Mormon Fair-Cast 211: What has the Church said about DNA studies and the Book of Mormon? @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this episode of Religion Today, Martin Tanner reviews the article published in the...

Mormon Fair-Cast 216: The role of women in the Church. @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this episode of Religion Today, Martin Tanner discusses some of the issues pertaining...

Flippin, Kentucky @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Last week I was contemplating using my Great Grandfather's (Jacob F. Miller) journal as...

Old Testamen Lesson 11 (KD): Genesis 34, 37-39 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Edward Stevenson reports from Hickman County, Tennessee 1878 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  On this day in 1878....... Friday, March 15, 1878          "Missionary work. --...

Fair Issues 47: Using DNA to prove or disprove the Book of Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -  Many LDS scholars have claimed for many years that the Lehites were a small incursion...

From BoAP Archives: Who is Iscah? @ BOAP.org Blog
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4th Watch 13: Doctrine, Folklore and Superstition @ FAIR Blog
  -  The subject of doctrine within the LDS Church has been discussed on...

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Easter Concert to Feature Handel’s Messiah @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Wednesday, 12 March 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | In a very rare performance,...

A Short visit to Mitchellville Tennessee @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Elder James A Kelly of the Conference has contributed an article detailing the work of...

Anger, Forgiveness, and Community @ Home Waters
  -    I have been blogging here for two years, and throughout this time, I have been...

Fair Issues 46: Who were Nephites scattered and smitten by? @ FAIR Blog
  -  To recap and finish this particular discussion about if the Americas were populated when...

RS/MP Chapter 5: Faith and Repentance (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 7 March @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 7 March 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories...

4th Watch 12.5: Flexibility @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this podcast brother Scarisbrick relates our understanding of the gospel of Jesus...

Mormon Fair-Cast 204: What is a Christian? @ FAIR Blog
  -  What does it mean to be a “Christian?” Does a Christian believe in the literal...

Was John W. Wilson Memphis Tennessee's first convert? @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  For some reason, we tend to like stories about firsts. Who was the first to do this? or...

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | 3 March 2014 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Monday, 3 March 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | After working on the story for...

Mormon Women Leader Speaks to Church Young Adults Worldwide @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Monday, 3 March 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Connecticut Readers: Talk on John Eliot’s Translation of the Bible @ BOAP.org Blog
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Fair Issues 45: What about statements that say the Lehites came here alone? @ FAIR Blog
  -  While I recognize that more than one LDS Church leader has implicitly or explicitly...

Mormon Fair-Cast 203: Odds are you are Going to be Exalted @ FAIR Blog
  -  Many Latter-day Saints worry whether they’re capable of reaching the celestial...

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | 26 February 2014 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Wednesday, 26 February 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Salt Lake Tribune reporter...

FairMormon Frameworks 16: Blair Hodges @ FAIR Blog
  -  My interview with Blair Hodges.  He works in Public Affairs with the Neal A Maxwell...

Thanking God’s Advocates, the Promoters of the Cause @ FAIR Blog
  -  Today in Gospel Doctrine I played the role of Devil’s advocate. I spent the last 10 or...

Mormon Church Leader Speaks About Joseph Smith during Missouri Legal Gathering @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Tuesday, 25 February 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Emeritus General Authority...

Mormon Frameworks 12: Seth Payne Support in the Faith @ FAIR Blog
  -  Today, Bill Reel interviews Seth Payne, a religion and Mormon Studies  scholar.  They...

Mormon Fair-Cast 202: Barry R. Bickmore, “Restoring the Ancient Church” @ FAIR Blog
  -  Mills Chrenshaw who is the host of the program “Drive Time Live” on K-Talk AM 630...

The End of Prince Albert Suits among Tennessee Missionaries @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   [For many years the Prince Albert suit was the uniform of the LDS missionary. It was...

Fair Issues 44: Logical arguments for existence of “others” in Book of Mormon times @ FAIR Blog
  -  The Book of Mormon doesn’t mention “others” for at least two reasons:...

LDS Church Essays Tackle Controversial Issues @ FAIR Blog
  -  [This article first appeared in the Student Review. It has been reposted here with slight...

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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A Yankee Lawyer’s Guide to the “Mormon Apocalypse” @ FAIR Blog
  -  A British man named Tom Philips has filed a fraud action in England against President...

Rhodes Family of Teague, Tennessee @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   [Eliza & Franklin Rhodes (seated) with two of their children Daniel & Lela) As a...

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 15 February @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Saturday, 15 February 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Mormonnewsroom.org pulls...

Fair Issues 43: Why aren’t other peoples mentioned in the Book of Mormon? @ FAIR Blog
  -  Why didn’t Nephi include explicit information about “others” in the...

FairMormon Frameworks 15: Jim McConkie on Preserving and Nurturing Faith @ FAIR Blog
  -            Jim McConkie, author of Looking at the Doctrine and...

RS/MP Chapter 4: Strengthening and Preserving the Family (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Moses W Taylor the Mormon Giant @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  The following excerpt was taken from a discourse given by Moses W. Taylor. He served from...

Agreeing to Disagree: Political Differences in a Community of Faith @ Home Waters
  -  Can people of faith be one even or especially if we aren’t in agreement on politics? In...

RS/MP Chapter 3: The Plan of Salvation (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Fair Issues 42: Dismissing Book of Mormon Geography Inaccuracies @ FAIR Blog
  -  The traditional LDS folk-belief asserts that the Lehites arrived to a nearly vacant New...

A New Church History Seminary Manual @ FAIR Blog
  -  [Cross-posted from Ploni Almoni: Mr. So-and-So's Mormon Blog.] The Church has released...

Mike Ash and Shaken Faith Syndrome at Eborn Books on February 7 @ FAIR Blog
  -  Mike Ash will be appearing at Eborn Books in Salt Lake City on February 7 at noon to sign...

Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale: Summer Course. @ BOAP.org Blog
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When the Saints Go Marching Out of Control @ FAIR Blog
  -  On January 30, 2014 an article authored by Hannah Miet appeared in Newsweek titled...

Elder Albert Lorenzo Cullimore (an Index) @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  One of the things I try to do when I start studying a particular missionary or just about...

Mormons and Public Transportation @ Home Waters
  -  Recently an article in the Salt Lake Tribune raised the timely question, Is air pollution...

Book of Mormon and DNA Studies @ FAIR Blog
  -  [Cross posted from Ploni Almoni: Mr. So-and-So's Mormon Blog.] The Church has released a...

Where were you during the War on Poverty? @ Messenger and Advocate
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Fair Issues 41: Real Science, truth coincide @ FAIR Blog
  -  Michael R. Ash relates how real science, truth coincide with real Mormon scholarship. ...

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | 30 January 2014 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Thursday, 30 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | This edition of Getting It...

4th Watch 12: Too Serious or not Serious Enough @ FAIR Blog
  -  How serious do we take the gospel of Jesus Christ?  How serious do we take ourselves in...

Mormon Missionaries Required to Pay Road Tax? @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  In 1907 two Elders were working just north of Memphis where they had a run it with local...

“Taking the Stories of Primeval History Seriously”: A Review of In God’s Image and Likeness 2 @ FAIR Blog
  -  [Cross posted from Ploni Almoni: Mr. So-and-So's Mormon Blog.] The Book of Moses in the...

Books to Build Faith @ FAIR Blog
  -  I’m sometimes contacted by people who’re experiencing doubts about the claims of...

Fair Issues 40: Two points about Book of Mormon geography @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this article brother Ash examines possible locations for the Book of Mormon...

Chile Journal #5: The Hope of Nature @ Home Waters
  -  Pablo Neruda once said that if you didn’t know southern Chile and the Chilean forest,...

The Book of Mormon as a Key to the Gathering of Israel and Judah @ Feast Upon the Word
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Chile Journal #4: What Courage Looks Like @ Home Waters
  -  “Why were they imprisoned, your parents?” I asked my new friend, Tito, who...

"They All Know Me Around Here" - Elder Cullimore, Part 11 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  This is the final part of the Mission Recollections of Albert Lorenzo Cullimore. It...

Fair Issues 39: Countering subversive attacks @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this article, brother Michael R. Ash counters subversive attacks on Mormon...

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 17 January @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Mormonnewsroom.org pulls...

Arizona Governor Brewer Visits Gilbert Temple @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Arizona Governor Jan Brewer...

Exclusive Book Excerpt: Letters to a Young Mormon, Chapter 3 @ FAIR Blog
  -  Excerpt from Adam S. Miller, Letters to a Young Mormon (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell for...

RS/MP Chapter 2: Our Savior, Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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“Until the Heart Betrays”: Life, Letters, and the Stories We Tell @ FAIR Blog
  -  Review of Adam S. Miller. Letters to a Young Mormon. Provo, Utah: Neal A. Maxwell...

New Mormon Mission Presidents for 2014 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Thursday, 16 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | The First Presidency of The...

FairMormonSupport on Religion Today @ FAIR Blog
  -  Bill Reel Member of FairMormon is interviewed by Martin Tanner on “Religion...

Iowa Governor Declares 16 January Religious Freedom Day in His State @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Tuesday, 14 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | Local leaders of The Church of...

Chile Journal #3: Serendipity and Second Chances @ Home Waters
  -  Twenty-six years ago, I was a student in a study abroad program in West Berlin. This was...

Nellie Rindlisbacher Anderson @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [This is a continuation of my series on Early Sister Missionaries of Tennessee. This...

RS/MP Chapter 1: Our Father in Heaven (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Chile Journal #2 @ Home Waters
  -  It has been an overwhelming week thus far, and it will be hard to summarize the extent of...

“Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born” – Lesson 2 (Old Testament Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Fair Issues 38: The meaning of “true” and “correct” @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this article brother, Ash discusses the meaning of “true,”...

The Ordeal of the Three Nephites and the Popol Vuh (Mesoamerican Perspectives) @ FAIR Blog
  -  The Book of Mormon tells of three Nephite disciples who, like the Apostle John were...

Book Review: Letters to a Young Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -  Title: Letters to a Young Mormon Author: Adam S. Miller Publisher: Neal A. Maxwell...

Mormon Fair-Cast Wins People’s Choice Award! @ FAIR Blog
  -  For the second time in three years, the Mormon Fair-Cast won the award for the best...

FairMormon Frameworks 14: Mark Ashurst McGee Church History @ FAIR Blog
  -  Today’s episode is an interview with Mark Ashurst-McGee.  He is an employee of the...

Chile Journal #1 @ Home Waters
  -  I am currently on a research trip to Chile for a novel that I am writing. It is a story...

"The Cyclone Came and Passed about 100 Yards from the House" - Elder Cullimore, Part 10 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  There was no indication from Elder Cullimore of where he was when this happened, but the...

LaJean Carruth Reveals the “Lost Sermons” @ BOAP.org Blog
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Fair Issues 37: Ambiguity in Book of Mormon translation @ FAIR Blog
  -  As noted several times in this series, words only have meaning in a context, and...

All or Nothing @ Feast Upon the Word
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Associated Press Describes Mormon Practice of Food Storage @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Thursday, 2 January 2014 00:00:00 -0700 |

Brigham Young’s St. George Sermon, May 1876 @ BOAP.org Blog
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The Biggest LDS News of 2013 @ Home Waters
  -  It has been an eventful year in the LDS community and in Utah. I think it is healthy that...

A Merry Christmas to All @ BOAP.org Blog
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Athalia Rose Clayton Haws @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   Athalia Rose Clayton was born on March 10th, 1860 to William Clayton (1814-1879) - yes,...

Mormon Newsroom Is Now on Instagram @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 00:00:00 -0700 | Mormon Newsroom is now on...

Elder David Archuleta Shares Musical Talents in Christmas Concert in South America @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 00:00:00 -0700 | One of the more well-known...

The First Missionary Trial in Tennessee @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Early in the history of the LDS Church in Tennessee, two missionaries found themselves...

VIDEO: Religion and Ethics Newsweekly Examines Mormon Missionary Expansion @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00:00 -0700 | A new video report from...

RS/MP Chapter 24: Reflections on the Mission of Jesus Christ (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Polygamy 101 @ BOAP.org Blog
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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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Susan Eugenia Neff Stokes @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Susan "Eugenia" Neff Stokes was born on August 31st 1882 to Bishop John Neff (1838 -...

The Errorists @ BOAP.org Blog
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Release of Joseph Smith Papers Documents Volume 2 –Liveblog @ BOAP.org Blog
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Mary Redd Holt and her husband @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  A sister missionary serving in my ward here in Tennessee commented that her family...

Missionaries Serve Those in Need With 350,000 Meals @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Salt Lake City | Friday, 29 November 2013 00:00:00 -0700 | About 1,800 young men and...

Alice Caroline McLachlan @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   As I reviewed the names on the list of Sister missionaries I put together, I was looking...

Sarah Jane Rich Miller @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Sarah "Jane" Rich was born on 4 February 1839 to Charles C. Rich and Sarah DeArmon Pea...

RS/MP Chapter 22: Doing Good to Others (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 21: Loving God More Than We Love the World (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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CFP: American Academy of Religion 2014 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Association for Documentary Editing Newsletter @ BOAP.org Blog
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2014 JWHA Call for Papers! @ Mormon Church History
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RS/MP Chapter 20: Missionary Work: “The Kingdom of God Moves Forward” (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Matt Bowman: Antirevivalism and Its Discontents @ BOAP.org Blog
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Gaining a Testimony: As Easy As Being Saved @ Feast Upon the Word
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New Summer Seminar in Mormon Theology @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 19: Missionary Work: “To Reach Every Human Heart” (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 5 – As If @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 17: “Priesthood—’for the Salvation of the Human Family’” (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 18: “Church Leadership and Selfless Service” (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 4 – To and With @ Feast Upon the Word
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Joseph Smith Captured @ Mormon Church History
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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 3 – Marvel and Wonder @ Feast Upon the Word
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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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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 2 – At the Temple @ Feast Upon the Word
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Is It a Sin to Annoy God? @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 1 – Saying and Showing @ Feast Upon the Word
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The Visit of Christ in Third Nephi, 0 – Index @ Feast Upon the Word
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Life of Holiness, Romans 8:31-39 (pp. 438-453) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 16: “That We May Become One” (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 16 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 15 @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 15: Faithful, Energetic Service in the Kingdom of God (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 14 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 13 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Comfort in Our Weakness @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 12 @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 14: With God All Things Are Possible (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Reflections on Helaman 11 @ Feast Upon the Word
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Life of Holiness, Romans 8:26-30 (pp. 421-437) @ Feast Upon the Word
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RS/MP Chapter 13: Relief Society: True Charity and Pure Religion (Lorenzo Snow Manual) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Life of Holiness, Romans 8:12-25 (pp.394-420) @ Feast Upon the Word
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Life of Holiness, Romans 8:1-11 (pages 377-393) @ Feast Upon the Word
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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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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
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New Album from Jiminy Finn and the Moneydiggers! @ Life on Gold Plates
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Help Us Raise Money to Fight ALS @ Life on Gold Plates
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Living Prophets To Address The World @ Messenger and Advocate
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What has the “Joseph Smith Papers Project” to do with Islam? @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   Or, “an ode to invested Latter-day Saint history” *** Yesterday, various...

The Mormon Moment Hits Wyoming Politics @ Messenger and Advocate
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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....

Should Texas Force Feed Warren Jeffs? @ Messenger and Advocate
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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...

Mormon Shout-Outs in Books I'm Reading @ Life on Gold Plates
  -  (Initiated on 12/16/10) It seems like Mormons pop up ever so briefly in many of the...

Review: Mark D. Bennion, "Psalm & Selah: A Poetic Journey Through The Book of Mormon" @ Life on Gold Plates
  -   "Selah,  a musical term with uncertain meaning.  It may mean either a pause...

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...