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Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching 'The American Religion'

Leo Tolstoy made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism.

Getting Life: Book review: 'Women at Church' encourages empathy, understanding

"Women at Church" acknowledges or at least implies that change can also lead to unintended consequences, necessitating flexibility and sensitivity rather than wholesale adoption of someone... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky dies at age 70

Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky, former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at age 70. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Bible, Book of Mormon make list of top 50 influential books

Last month, many Facebook users participated in a challenge that required them to post 10 books that have influenced them. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Picturing history: Site of the steamship Saluda, Lexington, Missouri

On April 9, 1852, the Saluda exploded, killing dozens and injuring many more. These images show commemorative plaques at the Machpelah Cemetery and in Heritage Park in Lexington, Missouri. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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In the Whirled: When kids were unbreakable

There was a time when parents trusted the resilience of childhood. There was a sense that flying off the merry-go-round a few times might do a kid some good. Those times have passed. Yet kids still... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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What's new: 'The Essential Nibley' share quotes, writings of Hugh Nibley

“The Essential Nibley: Excerpts from the Writings of Hugh Nibley,” compiled and edited by Marvin VanDam, is a compilation of Hugh Nibley's writings on a variety of topics. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU

Kevin J Worthen was installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Forbes highlights leadership lessons from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Rodger Dean Duncan, a best-selling author and contributor to Forbes.com, recently discussed leadership lessons that can learned from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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LDS apostle Elder Russell M. Nelson turns 90

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Lessons, principles and habits learned in childhood remain vivid in memory for Elder Russell M. Nelson, who turned 90 on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

Wright Words: Apostle used bad meal to teach gratitude

A recent restaurant meal lured to my remembrance a memory of seafood, my mission president and Spencer W. Kimball, the 12th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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LDS conference talks may be given in native languages

LDS Church leaders may now begin to deliver their general conference talks in their native languages. Until now, conference talks have been in English only. English subtitles will be displayed on... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Comic: Relief Society guilt class?

A typo in a handout leads to record Relief Society activity participation. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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LDS author writes historical novel based on pilgrim ancestor

Author Diane Stevenson Stone has written a historical novel based on her pilgrim ancestor Mary Chilton. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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LDS World: The horrors of heroin addiction

Heroin addiction is a growing problem in the U.S. One family's story might help others prevent and deal with the problem as well as helping others become more aware. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple garners architectural honor

The Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple received ENR Southeast’s top prize in the cultural/worship category, according to the ENR Southeast website at southeast.construction.com. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Picture book share 8 lessons about being baptized

When a little boy wonders why he needs to be baptized, an older sibling gives eight reasons with real-life situations to which the boy can relate in "I Want to be Baptized" by Annalisa Hall and... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Addictions interfere with spiritual growth, Education Week speakers say

Any repetitive behavior or use of a substance that results in a loss of agency fits the definition of addiction, whether it be gambling, drinking, viewing pornography, lying, hoarding, using drugs,... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Reader voices: Finding strength in times of adversity

We will all face adversity in our lives. Our ability to find strength during those times will help us not only make it through those times but come out on the other end stronger. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Book review: ‘The Hitler Dilemma: A Mormon Boy in the German Army’ shows the power of faith during difficult times

Based on true events, “The Hitler Dilemma: a Mormon Boy in the German Army” tells how one boy was able to focus on God during the dark days in Germany. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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LDS missionary critically injured in Australia

A 20-year old Utah woman serving as a missionary in the Australia Sydney South Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was critically injured Friday after being hit by a car... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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'Meet the Mormons' host, comedian Jenna Kim Jones auditions to host 'America's Funniest Home Videos'

LDS comedian and alumna of "The Daily Show" Jenna Kim Jones released a YouTube video describing the pros and cons of hiring her as Tom Bergeron's replacement as the host of "America's Funniest Home... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Vai's View: Addressing cultural traditions that oppose LDS principles

My story is as improbable as many of the stories of BYU-Hawaii students — growing up in remote villages, yet finding their way to campus and perhaps even learning English as a second language. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Ask Angela: I want an apartment with no booze and no boys

This reader is looking for a living situation that fits her Latter-day Saint standards. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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LDS parents create mobile phone contract for teenage son

Our oldest turned 14, had been asking for a mobile phone, and following a fair amount of discussion and postponing the inevitable, we graciously relented. Here is the contract we asked him to sign... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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The Savior had a plan for dealing with stress

From the time of Adam and Eve, there has been stress in the world — by divine design — and generally the stress is beneficial to survival and growth, said E. Karen Shores. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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