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Spiritual journey leads 3-term U.S. senator to LDS Church

Larry Pressler was confirmed by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid and baptized by Clayton Christensen.

BYU scholar examines third episode of 'A.D.': Creative liberties increasingly common

A.D." continues to be engaging, inspiring entertainment. But as the series proceeds, it is becoming even more important for those interested in the Bible to spend time with the text itself to see... Read more »

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Physicist tells New York Times he keeps a copy of Book of Mormon on his shelf

Freeman Dyson, a physicist and mathematician, recently sat down with The New York Times, sharing that the most unexpected book he keeps on his bookshelf is a copy of the Book of Mormon. Read more »

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Spiritual journey leads 3-term U.S. senator to LDS Church

The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the weekly services of the Chevy Chase... Read more »

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Are church youth dances outdated?

Is it time to do away with the youth dance? No. And here are some good reasons why. Read more »

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Joseph and Emma Smith as parents

Joseph and Emma Smith worked together to juggle church responsibilities and family life. Their letters provide inspiration to today's parents, who have similar struggles. Read more »

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Book review: 'Gone for a Soldier' is a Civil War adventure with love, action and hope

Brothers Rulon and Ben Owen face similar but unique battles as they try to protect the land the love and the women they cherish. Both must make difficult choices in order to save themselves and the... Read more »

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Book review: 'Murder at Tophouse' has a complicated web of intrigue

Clair M. Poulson's "Murder at Tophouse" is a complicated murder mystery involving a plethora of suspects and sub-crimes. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Salt Lake University Institute’s Excellence in Education award presented to U's Ingebretsen

Richard J. Ingebretsen was recognized with the Salt Lake University Institute of Religion’s annual Excellence in Education award at a luncheon April 10. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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'Freetown' extended another week in theaters

"Freetown," the movie about a six Liberian Mormon missionaries getting to Freetown, Sierra Leone, during a civil war, has been extended another week in theaters. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Seeking and sorrowing: Sisters of the Prophet Joseph Smith

The Prophet's three sisters suffered much of the persecution and trials that came with the Restoration. They remained true to their parents, to their brother and to the truth, though none of the... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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What's new: Cardall's '40 Hymns for Forty Days' lends to prayer, meditation

Paul Cardall's 15th studio album, "40 Hymns for Forty Days," provides reverent and worshipful music based on hymns and songs from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Returned Mormon missionary wins Ms. Virginia title, champions modesty and shares faith

Bekah Pence, 29, didn't enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Picturing history: Baptismal site of Brigham Young

These images show the approximate site of the baptism of Brigham Young on land once occupied by his home, shop and mill. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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16-year-old LDS ballerina shares her talents, testimony through dancing

Sixteen-year-old Gisele Bethea, a pre-professional ballet dancer, is fearless in sharing her beliefs and spreading the love of God through dancing. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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New Harmony: When LDS faith gets physical

In some churches, sacred objects are said to have supernatural powers. My church isn’t one of them. But when I touch an object that’s part of religious history, I know why others claim... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Emmilie Whitlock: What Jesus Christ taught me about pregnancy

Because of him, I can do all things. I can face the fears rooted in the deepest corners of my heart. And I can know that someone infinitely greater than I knows my pain and heartache and fears as I... Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Demand high for Payson Temple open house tickets

Online reservations for free tickets to the Payson Utah LDS Temple began Monday, and demand appeared to be high for passes to an event that could draw a half a million people from April 24 to May 23. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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BYU scholar examines second episode of 'A.D.': Political conflict, disciples and the risen Lord

This episode, like the first, continues to be good entertainment and has the potential of drawing viewers back to the actual text. Read more »

April 13, 2015

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Mormon dad's FHE app helps LDS families plan engaging, interactive lessons

Upon becoming a parent of two children, Blake Jonson quickly realized how magnetizing electronic devices were to his children. Johnson began to realize how convenient it could be to combine the... Read more »

April 12, 2015

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Book review: 'Still Time' deals with life transitions women face

"Still Time," by Marie Hoagland tells the story of how one 40-something woman faces the personal and family transitions in her life. Read more »

April 12, 2015

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2014 AML winners announced

The Association for Mormon Letters announced honors for publications and other works across a dozen categories at its conference last month. Read more »

April 12, 2015

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Book review: 'A Plentiful Rain' looks at faith and the value of questions

Ellis is a 40-something, single LDS man who thrives on cynicism. When he meets cynical Cassandra, he thinks he has met his match, but he may change his mind about love and faith after her sister's... Read more »

April 12, 2015

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Trio's debut album reaches top 10 on two Billboard charts

The Gentlemen Trio group’s self-titled album, “Gentri,” is No. 5 on Billboard’s Classical Chart and No. 3 on the Classical Crossover Chart. Read more »

April 11, 2015

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Book review: ‘The Law of Moses’ is mesmerizing writing at its best

“The Law of Moses” is a beautifully written book that tells the heart-rending romance of a small-town girl and a misunderstood boy. Read more »

April 11, 2015

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Book review: Based on a true story, novel 'My Name is Bryan' helps inspire hope during hard times

Bryan's life is changed when he becomes a quadriplegic after a cliff-diving accident. In "My Name is Bryan," author Stacy Lynn Carroll shares how Bryan's childhood made him the man he became and... Read more »

April 11, 2015

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