Oliver Cowdery http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Oliver Cowdery en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:37:31 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Facebook event challenges Latter-day Saints to read Book of Mormon in 85 days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600423/Facebook-event-challenges-Latter-day-Saints-to-read-Book-of-Mormon-in-85-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600423/Facebook-event-challenges-Latter-day-Saints-to-read-Book-of-Mormon-in-85-days.html More than 1,500 Latter-day Saints have accepted a challenge to read the Book of Mormon in 85 days — the same amount of... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:25:58 MDT Elder L. Tom Perry: 'The Doctrines and Principles Contained in the Articles of Faith' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587780/Elder-L-Tom-Perry-The-Doctrines-and-Principles-Contained-in-the-Articles-of-Faith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587780/Elder-L-Tom-Perry-The-Doctrines-and-Principles-Contained-in-the-Articles-of-Faith.html Elder L. Tom Perry reminisced about memorizing the Articles of Faith as a requirement in a Primary class as a lead-in to his... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 18:40:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Mary Whitmer, 12th witness to the Book of Mormon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583267/Mary-Whitmer-12th-witness-to-the-Book-of-Mormon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583267/Mary-Whitmer-12th-witness-to-the-Book-of-Mormon.html Relatively few Latter-day Saints know the story of the Book of Mormon's unofficial 12th witness. Perhaps harried,... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Historic LDS newspaper volume presented in auction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578310/Historic-LDS-newspaper-volume-presented-in-auction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578310/Historic-LDS-newspaper-volume-presented-in-auction.html “The Latter-day Saints Messenger and Advocate,” one of the earliest publications in church history, was up for... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT LDS World: Beware of 'walking in darkness at noon-day' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578149/Beware-of-walking-in-darkness-at-noon-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578149/Beware-of-walking-in-darkness-at-noon-day.html The Lord indicates in scripture that many are "walking in darkness at noon-day" when light and illumination are available.... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Designer adds dimension to photograph of Mormon leader Oliver Cowdery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624381/Designer-adds-dimension-to-photograph-of-Mormon-leader-Oliver-Cowdery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624381/Designer-adds-dimension-to-photograph-of-Mormon-leader-Oliver-Cowdery.html A rare photographic portrait likely of early church leader Oliver Cowdery has now been digitally restored and colorized by a... Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:13:50 MDT BYU professor discusses Book of Mormon translation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575019/BYU-professor-discusses-Book-of-Mormon-translation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575019/BYU-professor-discusses-Book-of-Mormon-translation.html After 25 years of research, Royal Skousen, a professor at Brigham Young University, has compiled in-depth information about... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MST Picturing history: David Whitmer home site http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622461/Picturing-history-David-Whitmer-home-site.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622461/Picturing-history-David-Whitmer-home-site.html David Whitmer, one of the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, became disaffected from The Church of Jesus Christ of... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Picturing history: Hiram Page's grave http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617012/Picturing-history-Hiram-Pages-grave.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617012/Picturing-history-Hiram-Pages-grave.html Hiram Page, one of the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon, was married to Catherine Whitmer, daughter of Peter and Mary... Wed, 05 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Defending the Faith: Too many credible gospel witnesses to believe they all lied http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612287/Too-many-credible-gospel-witnesses-to-believe-they-all-lied.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612287/Too-many-credible-gospel-witnesses-to-believe-they-all-lied.html Leaving a general conference session a couple of weeks ago, I noticed a demonstrator holding a sign announcing that Joseph... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT About Utah: Manuscript pages from the original Book of Mormon manuscript are a true treasure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609296/Manuscript-pages-from-the-original-Book-of-Mormon-manuscript-are-a-true-treasure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609296/Manuscript-pages-from-the-original-Book-of-Mormon-manuscript-are-a-true-treasure.html The Church History Museum is packing them in, as usual. It's general conference time for The Church of Jesus Christ of... Thu, 04 Oct 2012 22:57:05 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: An 1829 Mormon discovery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561130/An-1829-Mormon-discovery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561130/An-1829-Mormon-discovery.html Oliver Cowdery testifies of the Book of Mormon before it is even published in this early 1829 letter. And having fun on... Fri, 24 Aug 2012 05:00:00 MDT Historic ties between Haun's Mill and Lehi in Utah County http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590498/Historic-ties-between-Hauns-Mill-and-Lehi-in-Utah-County.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590498/Historic-ties-between-Hauns-Mill-and-Lehi-in-Utah-County.html The Haun's Mill Massacre site in Missouri is a sacred historic location to the Latter-day Saint people. Less is known,... Wed, 18 Jul 2012 05:00:00 MDT The Mormon behind the Bloomberg cover http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559030/The-Mormon-behind-the-Bloomberg-cover.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559030/The-Mormon-behind-the-Bloomberg-cover.html Bloomberg Businessweek's cover had its origin in the hopes of a Mormon handcart pioneer to share his faith with children. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:40:43 MDT Picturing history: Boggs home site http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571166/Picturing-history-Boggs-home-site.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571166/Picturing-history-Boggs-home-site.html When Mormon missionaries to the Native Americans arrived in Independence, Mo., Oliver Cowdery, Parley P. Pratt and Frederick... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:00:00 MDT Joseph Smith Papers 'Histories' volume released http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561821/Joseph-Smith-Papers-Histories-volume-released.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561821/Joseph-Smith-Papers-Histories-volume-released.html A commandment to keep a history of the LDS Church was given to Joseph Smith on the very day the church was formally... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT What's new: Lost manuscript of apostle turned apostate, William E. McLellin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552536/Whats-new-Lost-manuscript-of-apostle-turned-apostate-William-E-McLellin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552536/Whats-new-Lost-manuscript-of-apostle-turned-apostate-William-E-McLellin.html “William E. McLellin’s Lost Manuscript” represents more than 260 pages of writings by McLellin that were... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Joseph Smith Papers 'Histories' volume released http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561481/Joseph-Smith-Papers-Histories-volume-released.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561481/Joseph-Smith-Papers-Histories-volume-released.html A commandment to keep a history of the LDS Church was given to Joseph Smith on the very day the church was formally... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Mormons opening up in an Internet world http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220941/Mormons-opening-up-in-an-Internet-world.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220941/Mormons-opening-up-in-an-Internet-world.html Daniel Peterson remembers when he was blindsided. It was in the early 1980s and Peterson was in his late 20s. He was... Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:05:04 MST Monument to Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon has stood 100 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199740/Monument-to-Three-Witnesses-to-the-Book-of-Mormon-has-stood-100-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199740/Monument-to-Three-Witnesses-to-the-Book-of-Mormon-has-stood-100-years.html A granite monument in a pioneer cemetery here memorializing the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon was celebrated Saturday... Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:48:27 MST FAIR: Wordprint analysis and the Book of Mormon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169259/FAIR-Wordprint-analysis-and-the-Book-of-Mormon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169259/FAIR-Wordprint-analysis-and-the-Book-of-Mormon.html SANDY — A persistent but many times refuted theory meant to debunk the divine origin of the Book of Mormon was itself... Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:16:23 MDT Picturing history: Oliver's schoolhouse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700164643/Picturing-history-Olivers-schoolhouse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700164643/Picturing-history-Olivers-schoolhouse.html The lower portion of the yellow home is the structure in which Oliver Cowdery taught school when he boarded with the Joseph... Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:37:13 MDT Joseph Smith Papers website debuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373366/Joseph-Smith-Papers-website-debuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373366/Joseph-Smith-Papers-website-debuts.html A new website aimed at making the entire content of the Joseph Smith Papers project accessible online free of charge in... Thu, 26 May 2011 04:00:00 MDT LDS World: The rock of revelation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373132/The-rock-of-revelation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373132/The-rock-of-revelation.html Through the gift of the Holy Ghost we are able to receive personal revelation, and as we do so we are empowered by God. Sun, 22 May 2011 05:00:00 MDT Pairing Off: The role of prayer in dating http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371553/The-role-of-prayer-in-dating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371553/The-role-of-prayer-in-dating.html As we pray and hearken to the Spirit daily, we can know were on a path that has the Lords approval, and we dont have to be as... Thu, 28 Apr 2011 06:00:00 MDT Mormon church announces Harmony historical site http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387384/Mormon-church-announces-Harmony-historical-site.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387384/Mormon-church-announces-Harmony-historical-site.html The LDS Church has announced plans to restore a historic site in northeastern Pennsylvania, with ties to its founding... Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:45:00 MDT Mormon church announces Harmony historical site http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700129199/Mormon-church-announces-Harmony-historical-site.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700129199/Mormon-church-announces-Harmony-historical-site.html SALT LAKE CITY — The LDS Church has announced plans to restore a historic site in northeastern Pennsylvania, with ties... Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:04:48 MDT Defending the Faith: Many of Prophet's revelations were shared experiences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387150/Many-of-Prophets-revelations-were-shared-experiences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387150/Many-of-Prophets-revelations-were-shared-experiences.html One of the striking things about the revelations of Joseph Smith is that many of them were shared with others. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 06:30:00 MST Mormon Church purchases historic Susquehanna property in northern Pennsylvania http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386973/Mormon-Church-purchases-historic-Susquehanna-property-in-northern-Pennsylvania.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386973/Mormon-Church-purchases-historic-Susquehanna-property-in-northern-Pennsylvania.html The LDS Church has acquired 10 acres in northern Pennsylvania's Susquehanna County, adding to property it already owns in an... Tue, 11 Jan 2011 09:15:00 MST Mormon Church purchases historic Susquehanna property in northern Pennsylvania http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099516/Mormon-Church-purchases-historic-Susquehanna-property-in-northern-Pennsylvania.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099516/Mormon-Church-purchases-historic-Susquehanna-property-in-northern-Pennsylvania.html Mon, 10 Jan 2011 18:01:44 MST Defending the Faith: Prophet's birthday fits with season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386905/Prophets-birthday-fits-with-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386905/Prophets-birthday-fits-with-season.html Today is Joseph Smith's birthday. Contrary to the claims of our more extreme critics, Latter-day Saints don't put up... Thu, 23 Dec 2010 05:00:00 MST Daily Gems: You are clean http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386507/Daily-Gems-You-are-clean.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386507/Daily-Gems-You-are-clean.html Today's Daily Gem comes from Elder Quentin L. Cook. Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:00:00 MST Defending the Faith: Daniel Peterson: Poor English, but good Hebrew — a divine hint of Book of Mormon truth? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386489/Daniel-Peterson-Poor-English-but-good-Hebrew-2-a-divine-hint-of-Book-of-Mormon-truth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705386489/Daniel-Peterson-Poor-English-but-good-Hebrew-2-a-divine-hint-of-Book-of-Mormon-truth.html It is significant to find \"if/and\" conditionals in the earliest English Book of Mormon, which presents itself as the... Thu, 28 Oct 2010 05:00:00 MDT