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Why 'The Book of Mormon' musical is not just offensive it's shallow

What writers attempt to teach about truth, faith and scripture mocks every religion and person of faith.

Young man eager to serve LDS mission bears emotional testimony after sedation

When Josh McBride woke up after a tooth removal, his mom was there to film him singing songs and bearing his testimony. Read more »

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Artist Adam Bateman charts ancestry in 74-day walk along Mormon Trail

Utah artist Adam Bateman’s walk along the Mormon Trail offers insights into contemporary artistic practice and the role of ancestry in shaping personal and collective identity. Read more »

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Why 'The Book of Mormon' musical is not just offensive — it's shallow

A few years ago, as part of a school assignment, I was asked to create a teaching presentation on a subject I was “very knowledgeable and passionate about.” I chose Mormonism. Read more »

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LDS Church announces publication of the printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has collaborated with the Community of Christ to publish the printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon as part of the Joseph Smith Papers project. Read more »

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LDS mom qualifies for U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

A Utah woman has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, and she balances her intense training with her children and her LDS faith, according to a story from Runner's World. Read more »

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Q&A: Telling stories of women and God

McArthur Krishna is the coauthor of the children’s book “Girls Who Choose God,” published last fall by Deseret Book. She sat down with the Deseret News to talk about the... Read more »

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LDS Church leaders share personal photos and insights on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

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Book review: 'The Tulip Resistance' tells of Dutch resistance to Nazi takeover

"The Tulip Resistance" weaves a tale of the Dutch resistance and German forces during the Nazi invasion of Holland. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: My latest minuet with mortality

What got me through my latest ordeal were all the people who wouldn’t let me droop. I was determined to feel morose, but they wouldn’t hear of it. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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BYU Education Week scheduled for Aug. 17-21

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is scheduled to be the Tuesday, Aug. 17, devotional speaker at this year’s BYU Campus Education Week, which is Aug. 17-21. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Book review: 'Bondage' is an engaging first book in Moses Chronicles series

H.B. Moore has taken scriptures, sometimes just a few verses, and created a story around what the lives of those mentioned in the verses may have been like. Now she’s taking on the story of... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Without the overdose of obscenity, 'The Book of Mormon' would have been a delight

"The Book of Mormon," from Trey Parker and Matt Stone with music by Robert Lopez, may be the best "South Park" episode yet. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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How to enhance your family history with an oral interview

There is nothing that elicits more of an emotional response than hearing the recorded voice of an ancestor that has long since passed away. The new digital technology makes preserving a memorable... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Duce's Wild: Working miracles regardless of gender, age or church callings

Gender, priesthood, church callings and age don't define those who can perform mighty miracles and be a great benefit to others. All it takes is faith. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream and the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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BYU-Idaho students form brotherhood of service for roommate with genetic disease

A revolving group of BYU-Idaho students team up to help their roommate complete daily tasks and enjoy life, and the group was recently featured on People.com. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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LDS World: Western author Wallace Stegner praised character of Mormon women

Women played an often quiet yet critical role in the Mormon westward crossing. Indeed, the trail experience and, in this instance, the settling of Utah would have been impossible without the... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Defending the Faith: FairMormon Conference to offer rich buffet of faith-building presentations

The annual FairMormon conference will be held next week in Provo. Presenters will cover a wide variety of interesting topics, and anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Another Book of Mormon musical opens in Salt Lake City

Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” a musical that has “been brewing within... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Newly redesigned Mormon pioneer website helping users connect with ancestors

The Embleys are one of many families to discover ancestors with the help of FamilySearch resources, specifically the Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel website, launched in 2014. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Picturing history: Sidney Rigdon's Nauvoo home

Sidney Rigdon joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by baptism in November 1830. He was serving as a Campbellite minister in Mentor, Ohio, at the time. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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International Brough Reunion set for Aug. 7-9

The International Brough Reunion is scheduled for Aug. 7-9 and includes tours of historic family sites in Utah, a dedication of a forgotten pioneer grave in the Salt Lake City Cemetery and a reunion in Kaysville. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Love's Deception' delivers a clean romance full of complications

In "Love's Deception," Cat is a widow who is caring for her son and ill mother, along with overseeing their horse farm. Ty is in town helping his parents. They are not looking for romance, but they... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Y. family history conference July 28-31

"The Work and the Glory" series and "Fire and Steel" series author Gerald R. Lund will be one of the keynote speakers at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy on July 28-31 at the BYU Conference Center. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Haven' is a story of faith, relationships

In British author Anna Jones Buttimore's book "Haven," she writes about a bed-and-breakfast located in Wales, owned by Gwen, who finds joy in sharing her LDS faith with her guests. Unexpected... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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