New Nauvoo Studies program is accepting applications for fall 2017 and winter 2018
A new experience for LDS college students to attend a semester in Nauvoo is now available. Launched by Nauvoo Studies, the University Studies program is designed for college-age LDS students. The program will include a 15-week-long program.
The beginning and the end of 'The Krakens' through the eyes of its creator
Have you ever felt that Mormon art was “stuck in a rut?” Have you ever thought that you’re seeing the same 20 paintings in every church building? Do you know the name of even one LDS artist?
Twila Van Leer: Teaching family history? It's a challenge
Janelle Page Misbach has not been particularly interested in the pursuit of family history — until now. She was recently called to be a family history instructor in her LDS ward.
Picturing history: The ashery in historic Kirtland
The rebuilt ashery in Kirtland, Ohio, provides a window of insight into an economic enterprise that helped support the Latter-day Saints during a period when financial resources were scarce. Free tours of the ashery are available to visitors.
New Harmony: 2 'blessed events' happened in 1830
Emily Dickinson’s poetry seems to have sprouted wings. Every year brings "new converts." From a small room in a small house, she started something that has affected the world. Ditto for Joseph Smith.
2016 AML award winners announced
The winners of the Association of Mormon Arts and Letters awards from the conference last weekend in Orem and Provo.
Brooke Romney: Catching stones vs. casting stones
I have been thinking a lot about stones lately. At my grandmother’s funeral, my uncle told of a time when he tried to share neighborhood gossip with her. Her response was, “People who live in glass houses don’t throw stones.”
BYU and other Utah schools seek to answer the call for Muslim prayer space
The need for sufficient prayer space for Muslim students is a topic of heated discussion for universities from the east coast to Utah.
Survey explores the relationship between Mormon women and depression
Do Mormon women struggle with depression more than American women in general? If so, why?
Defending the Faith: An early reference to the First Vision
Some critics have claimed that no reference to Joseph Smith's First Vision occurs before 1832. But evidence that decisively refutes that claim is readily available in the Doctrine and Covenants.