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Lullabies and Warm Rice @ Keepapitchinin
  -  From the Improvement Era, March 1968 – Lullabies and Warm Rice By Janis P. Hutchinson...

Member Nullification @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Okay. Please forgive me for ignoring Keepa for weeks and then suddenly flooding the blog...

Mormonism and the Languages of the Nations @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Languages

The Home @ Keepapitchinin
  -  In the years before the Proclamation on the Family made “the family” one of the most...

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

The Two Travelers and the Farmer (aka, explaining the Bloggernacle’s relationship to the church) @ Millennial Star
  -  This was one of my father’s favorite tales: The Two Travelers and the Farmer A...

Public Invited to Tour First Mormon Temple in Connecticut @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 27 September 2016 | The public is invited to tour the newly...

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

Saturday Remix, 1942 (4) @ Keepapitchinin
  -  1942 (4)

Coverage and News Media Resources from the 186th Semiannual General Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 24 September 2016 | News media resources from the October 2016...

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites September 24, 2016 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 24 September 2016 | MormonNewsroom.org features stories from...

Mormon Women Encouraged to Build on Doctrine of Christ @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Saturday, 24 September 2016 | Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Book Review, Apocalypse: Reading Revelation 21-22. Julie M. Smith, editor. @ Millennial Star
  -  Review, Apocalypse: Reading Revelation 21-22. Julie M. Smith, editor.  From the...

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

Public Invited to Tour Star Valley Wyoming Temple @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | The public is invited to tour the first...

Church Releases New Video on Refugees  @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

The Founders, the Constitution, and the Plan of Salvation @ Millennial Star
  -  This weekend, the nation celebrated Constitution Day in honor of the ratification of that...

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

Philadelphia Temple Dedicated @ Millennial Star
  -  Today the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania temple was dedicated by Pres. Eyring. There are many...

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Is Dedicated as Church’s 152nd @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Philadelphia | Sunday, 18 September 2016 | President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in...

Saturday Remix, 1927 (4) @ Keepapitchinin
  -  1927 (4)

Book Review: A Reason for Faith: Navigating LDS Doctrine & Church History @ FAIR Blog
  -  In the prologue of A Reason for Faith, the editor, Laura Hales, lays out the purpose...

Mama Lives in the Kitchen @ Keepapitchinin
  -  In the Kitchen

Striker: History of a Definition @ Millennial Star
  -  [Textile Workers in 1909 embodying the 4th definition of “striker”] This past...

Harry Reid is still lying about Mitt Romney’s taxes — and he is still proud of it @ Millennial Star
  -  This article from yesterday’s Washington Post has to be read to be believed. One of...

Southern Utah Mormon Temple Topped With Angel Moroni Statue @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Cedar City, Utah | Friday, 16 September 2016 | The Cedar City Utah Temple, located along...

Giving Way to the Spirit of Controversy (1890) @ Keepapitchinin
  -  Spirit of Controversy

Religion in US Worth $1.2 Trillion to Economy @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  WASHINGTON, D.C. | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | A new study commissioned by Faith Counts...

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...

Quagunts @ Keepapitchinin
  -  From the Improvement Era, February 1948 – Quagunts By Eleanor M. Hall We had stayed...

Mormon Migration Provides Insights to Help Modern Refugees, Apostle Says @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | Speaking at Windsor Castle to a...

Elder Oaks Addresses Elections, Hope and Freedom at BYU @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  PROVO, UTAH | Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the...

Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | The needs of Mormon women from around the...

You Can Learn — Part 2: C is for Clay, D is for Dirt @ Keepapitchinin
  -  You Can Learn

Not Simply a Mass Delusion @ Millennial Star
  -  University of Utah Professor Gregory A. Clark wrote an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune...

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...

Engage in Religious Freedom Debate Constructively, Mormon Leaders Say @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Colleyville, Texas | Sunday, 11 September 2016 | At a religious freedom conference for...

Apostle Addresses Religious Persecution, Forced Migration at Windsor Conference @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Windsor, United Kingdom | Sunday, 11 September 2016 |

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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Elder Cook to Address Young Adults in Worldwide Devotional @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Friday, 09 September 2016 | On September 11, Elder Quentin L. Cook of...

New Religious Freedom Resources Available on LDS.org @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Friday, 09 September 2016 | A new section of LDS.org has been launched...

Council of Fifty Minutes Featured in New Joseph Smith Papers Volume @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Friday, 09 September 2016 | A new volume of never-before-published...

Book Review: Midnight Slaves by Rachael Eliker @ Millennial Star
  -  Normally I do book reviews for non-fiction, and primarily for LDS focused books. However,...

Reading The Devil Is Due in Dreary as a Mormon text @ A Motley Vision
  -  . David Parkin gave me a copy of The Devil Is Due in Dreary after my Comic-Con...

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...

Church Expands Suicide Prevention Resources @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 08 September 2016 | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

Pearson’s Ghost of Eternal Polygamy: Review @ Millennial Star
  -  Carol Lynn Pearson, who describes herself as one of the “wise-woman elders”...

Mormon Leaders Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA | Tuesday, 06 September 2016 | Leaders from The Church of Jesus...

Brigham Young on loving your enemies @ Millennial Star
  -  In the “Discourses of Brigham Young,” page 272 it says the following: Do I...

Church Reassigns Some Volunteers Called to Russian Missions @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Monday, 05 September 2016 | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Rededicates Freiberg Germany Temple @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  Freiberg, Germany | Sunday, 04 September 2016 | President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second...

Church Donates $2 Million in Ongoing Refugee Aid @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | In its ongoing mission to give humanitarian...

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.  -...

Mormon Helping Hands Clean Out Flooded Homes in Louisiana @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA | Tuesday, 30 August 2016 | More than 6,500 Mormon Helping Hands...

Mormon Easter Eggs and Mormon Veins of Goldin Pariah Missouri @ A Motley Vision
  -  . As this post appears, you have less than one day to get into the Pariah Missouri...

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...

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | August 25, 2016 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Thursday, 25 August 2016 | This edition of Getting It Right features a...

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites August 24, 2016 @ Mormon Newsroom Blog
  -  SALT LAKE CITY | Wednesday, 24 August 2016 | MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its...

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...

Art & Belief @ A Motley Vision
  -  . Part I: Whoops. Somehow I failed to post this earlier this week. I hope you...

Notes Toward a Mormon Theology of the Word: A Working Response to Jack Harrell’s Writing Ourselves @ A Motley Vision
  -  My review essay on Jack Harrell’s recently released book, Writing Ourselves: Essays on...

Turkey Creek Branch in 1916 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Readers of this blog have heard about Turkey Creek before. Back in 2009 I posted a short...

Taking Our Stories to a General Audience: A review of The Librarian Shoots a Gun, by Amber Gilchrist @ A Motley Vision
  -  Amber Gilchrist is an independent writer of fiction that is unapologetically LDS and...

SDCC and Pariah Missouri @ A Motley Vision
  -  . Trevor Alvord and I gave presentations at the recently completed San Diego Comic-Con...

Adams Branch Conference in 1916 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  The mission news report described a branch conference July 23 attended by three...

Zion, Utopias and being politically agnostic artists @ A Motley Vision
  -  Based on the evidence we have (the scriptures), it seems to me that it takes...

Missionary Letter - Silas W Ward @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Chattanooga, Tenn, July 20 1916 Editor Times,      Dear sir, I certainly appreciate...

Theric at San Diego Comic-Con International @ A Motley Vision
  -  . As part of this ongoing hoax of me being expert, I will be presenting on Mormons in...

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

Book Review: The Joseph Smith Papers: Documents Volume 4, April 1834 – September 1835 @ FAIR Blog
  -  This is the fourth in a projected twelve volumes in the Documents series of the Joseph...

The CES Letter 50 to 65 Witnesses Continued @ FAIR Blog
  -  In Video Five in the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look” Brian...

Faith and Reason 75: Degrees of Glory @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by...

The CES Letter 50 to 65 Three Witnesses @ FAIR Blog
  -  In Video Four of the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look” Brian...

Faith and Reason 74: Salvation for the Dead @ FAIR Blog
  -  Jesus Christ taught that baptism is essential to the salvation of all who have lived on...

The Turner Sisters' Grave @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   This last weekend I attended the 2016 Mormon History Association annual conference....

The CES Letter 43 to 44 Kinderhook Plates @ FAIR Blog
  -  In Video Three in the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look”...

Faith and Reason 73: Sacred Vestments @ FAIR Blog
  -  To those outside a particular faith, the rituals and clothing may seem unfamiliar. But...

New DNA Evidence Reveals the Father of Josephine Lyon @ FAIR Blog
  -  Josephine Lyon is the daughter of Windsor Lyon. This proven relationship diminishes the...

The CES Letter 31 to 34 Polyandry @ FAIR Blog
  -  In Video Two in the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look” Brian...

Faith and Reason 72: Secret Teachings Among the Apostles @ FAIR Blog
  -  Christ with the Twelve Apostles by Jacques Tissot From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80...

Witness the Condescension of the Son of Man @ FAIR Blog
  -  by Gregorio Billikopf In the pseudepigraphical book, The Ascension of Isaiah, we come to...

The CES Letter 22 to 23 First Vision @ FAIR Blog
  -  In Video Two in the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look” Brian...

Faith and Reason 71: Premortal Existence @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by:...

A Case for Ancient Temple Ordinances @ FAIR Blog
  -  The most sacred structure to Latter-day Saints is the Temple. Of course, what makes the...

Fair Issues 101: Types of evidence and the Book of Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this installment brother Ash discusses the basic techniques used to...

New Content at Joseph Smith Papers Web Pages @ BOAP.org Blog
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“Idle and Slothful Strange Stories”: Book of Mormon Origins and the Historical Record @ FAIR Blog
  -    This post was originally published by Interpreter and is cross posted by permission....

The CES Letter, A Closer Look @ FAIR Blog
  -  This is Video One in the FairMormon series: “The CES Letter, A Closer Look”...

Book Review: Approaching Antiquity: Joseph Smith and the Ancient World @ FAIR Blog
  -  This book is from the 2013 BYU Church History Symposium, held March 7–8, 2013. The...

Edited Volumes: George Whitefield, Mormon Women @ BOAP.org Blog
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Faith and Reason 70: The Restoration @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by:...

Book Review: The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women’s History @ FAIR Blog
  -  This is the first publication from The Church Historian’s Press other than the Joseph...

Historic Preservation @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  The other day a friend in Georgia posted a photo of an historic LDS church in his area...

Assumptions @ FAIR Blog
  -  “Assumptions are made and most assumptions are wrong,” Albert Einstein. We assume the...

Fair Issues 100: Evidence versus proof @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this installment brother Ash explains the differences between what we consider as...

Where are the “Official” Answers? @ FAIR Blog
  -  Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn, Benjamin Franklin. I...

A Missionary Report From East Tennessee - 1896 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   [Written from] Blount County February 19th 1896      Elder  Robert R. Judd,...

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

Name that Missionary. @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Today I'm going the try a game.  The missionaries in the photo below have recently...

Fair Issues 99: Emotion is part of testimony and decision making @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this article brother Ash discusses how emotions play an integral part in...

Faith and Reason 69: Plain and Precious Parts @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by:...

“Bring Forth Fruit with Patience”: Lessons on Faith and Patience from the Book of Mormon Archaeology @ FAIR Blog
  -  “Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience” (James 1:3)....

The Ancient Art of Misleading by Selective Citation @ FAIR Blog
  -  A recent article was posted in which a woman struggling with her faith reported a...

A Brief Hiatus @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  A few months back my wife decided she had had enough of the LDS Church's policies and...

Fair Issues 98: What critics don’t understand about testimony @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this weeks issue brother Ash talks about how testimonies are balanced with reason and...

4th Watch 23: The challenge of discipleship @ FAIR Blog
  -  Back in the day, late 60’s and the early 70’s just across the border in Rosarito...

Fair Issues 97: Proof is in the eye of the Beholder @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this instalment brother Ash sets for forth evidences, proofs and faith concerning the...

Faith and Reason 68: The Apostasy @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by...

Additional Witnesses of the Coming Forth and Content of the Book of Mormon @ FAIR Blog
  -  [Cross posted from Truth Will Prevail.] By Dennis B. Horne As Joseph Smith was dictating...

“I Glory in my Jesus”: How Nephi Helps Us Grow Closer to the Savior @ FAIR Blog
  -    Today, Christians around the world celebrate the single greatest event in world...

4th Watch 22: The High Cost of Resentment @ FAIR Blog
  -  4th Watch 22: The High Cost of Resentment This podcast is a follow up to my previous one...

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...

Faith and Reason 67: More Book of Abraham Evidences @ FAIR Blog
  -  From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith By...

Nephi and Isaiah: Some Suggestions for Study @ FAIR Blog
  -  We have all experienced it. Newly committed to the read through the Book of Mormon, we...

Stephen H. Webb, 1961–2016 @ FAIR Blog
  -  Dr. Stephen H. Webb, retired Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Wabash College,...

Fair Issues 96: Mapping Book of Mormon Lands @ FAIR Blog
  -  In this episode brother Ash relates how modern mapping may differ from ancient...

Faith and Reason 66: Heliocentric Universe @ FAIR Blog
  -  According to the Book of Abraham, the highest celestial objects “govern” the...

Early National Systems: Millennial Hopes, III (Catholics in America) @ BOAP.org Blog
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The Conversion of John W Wilson @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  [Last week a new blog reader found an old post I wrote about her great grandfather, John...

Early National Systems: Millennial Hope, II. William Miller. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Early National Systems: Millennial Hope, I @ BOAP.org Blog
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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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Hampshire Meetinghouse @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  I have posted a photo of this meeting house before with a groups of people in front of it...

Review. Jeremiah’s Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England @ BOAP.org Blog
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High Resolution Scans Now Available for the Complete Jonathan Edwards Collection at Yale and Andover Newton Theological School @ BOAP.org Blog
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Visit After Thirteen Years @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   [In the February 1916 issue of the Improvement Era we read that] Elders Avard Washburn...

Want to read more at Feast? @ Feast Upon the Word
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Nashville Mormons in 1916 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Mission news reports don't indicate an active branch in Nashville in 1916, though there...

Arias G Belnap Finishes in Tennessee What He Started in Germany @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Arias Guy Belnap did not expect that when he began his mission to Germany that he would...

Memphis Mormons in 1916 @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -   As a proselytizing destination Memphis had been comparatively ignored for the first...

Elder Joseph E Winn's Mission Release @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Our year begins with the release of Joseph E. Winn. Missions records say he was released...

One Hundred Years Ago Project @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  The year was 1916. Joseph F Smith was President of the LDS Church. He had been since...

Christmas Purchases for the Little Folks @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Here is another Christmas related event from Tennessee Mormons. This one is a from a...

The Gift of Friendship @ Home Waters
  -  I can remember my mother’s boisterous laugh when I was a little boy. I can remember my...

Review: First Principles and Ordinances @ BOAP.org Blog
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Turkey for Christmas @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Here is another Christmas related event from Tennessee Mormons. This one is a from a...

Call for Papers: Mormon Scholars in the Humanities 2016 @ Feast Upon the Word
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A Simple Christmas Invitation @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  As Christmas draws near I will be sharing a few Christmas related events from Tennessee...

Release of the Final Volume in the Journals Series, Joseph Smith Papers @ BOAP.org Blog
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A Call for Personal Family Histories. @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Beginning in January I will be posting a series on the Church 100 years ago in Tennessee....

A Trip to Mullins Hill Cemetery @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  Living in Rutherford county affords me a whole new set of places I can visit when the...

Joel Ricks Jr - aka "Hagoth" @ Amateur Mormon Historian
  -  I was fascinated by the mind of someone who would use a pseudonym to write letters home...

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...

Joseph Smith Papers Recent Content Bump @ BOAP.org Blog
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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,...

Early Priesthood Revelations Article @ BOAP.org Blog
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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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She Shall Be an Ensign: Ardis Parshall @ BOAP.org Blog
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Just for fun… “The Runaway Jonah” @ Feast Upon the Word
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Joseph Smith Papers Project News. @ BOAP.org Blog
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Hyrum on Prophets @ BOAP.org Blog
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Ezra Taft Benson, Chapter 5: Principles of True Repentance @ Feast Upon the Word
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C19, J19 and the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists @ BOAP.org Blog
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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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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
  -   Periodically, (usually when a collection is published) we see reflections on the...

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...

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...