Book of Mormon Book of Mormon en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 26 Dec 2014 01:00:56 MST Newspapers Defending the Faith: When the criticisms of the Book of Mormon can't be taken seriously In the end, of course, evidence has to be cited and arguments made. But sometimes an excellent shorthand response to certain... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Thinking clearly about archaeology and the Book of Mormon Many critics of the Book of Mormon regularly base their arguments on faulty assumptions and misconceptions. An article... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:00:00 MDT Pocket-sized edition of LDS scriptures available to the public for the first time Since World War II the Church has provided members serving in the military their own set of scriptures to study and use.... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:48:17 MDT 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. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:03:27 MDT 'Foundations of Faith': Church History Library exhibits treasures from its documents collection The Church Historian and Recorder calls them “documents which are foundational to our history,” and they are now... Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:45:00 MDT LDS missionaries share messages about ‘real’ Book of Mormon in New York City Using as a backdrop a 4’ x 8’ Book of Mormon cover painted on plywood by a local member, 21 young elders and... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:35:00 MDT Reader voices: My Book of Mormon precepts journal The Prophet Joseph Smith said "a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book" (see the... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Comic: Jared's family history For the Book of Mormon's Jared, family history is a breeze. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Mormon selfies spread as Latter-day Saints share Book of Mormon experiences Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invited those who have read the Book of Mormon to share... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:14:14 MDT Abu Dhabi Stake: Walking in the steps of Lehi Youth of the Abu Dhabi Stake in the United Arab Emigrates participated in The Liahona Quest, a three-day youth conference in... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:35:45 MDT Defending the Faith: John Sorenson's 'Mormon's Codex' examines Book of Mormon geography One of the most significant scholars of the Book of Mormon in the history of Mormonism has recently published a massive book... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 08:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: 2 Book of Mormon 'errors' Authors trying to set their stories in earlier times sometimes mistakenly give themselves away by including things familiar... Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT New Harmony: Foxes in the henhouse It was the late Truman Madsen who said when secular writers examine spiritual experience, they grasp everything except the... Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT The Book of Mormon claims No. 1 spot on list of life-changing books The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from this week, thanks to user votes... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:10:00 MDT First-edition copy of Book of Mormon sells for $45,000 A first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon sold for $45,000 in a New York auction on Tuesday. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Picturing history: Cornerstone of the Nauvoo House In section 124 of the Doctrine and Covenants, the Lord commanded the Prophet Joseph Smith to build a “boarding... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Facebook event challenges Latter-day Saints to read Book of Mormon in 85 days 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 First edition copy of the Book of Mormon on auction block A first edition copy of the Book of Mormon will be auctioned at Swann Auction Galleries in New York on Tuesday, April 8. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: A witness for the Book of Mormon witnesses William McLellin left the LDS Church an embittered man in 1838. But he maintained his faith in the Book of Mormon for the... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Profane, award-winning 'Book of Mormon' musical coming to Salt Lake City The profane and irreverent but critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" is coming to Utah's Capitol Theatre... Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:19:39 MDT New Year's resolution for LDS couple becomes daily reading challenge for thousands What started out as a New Years' resolution for Arizona Latter-day Saint couple Ben and Chelsea Price to prioritize scripture... Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:00:00 MST Book of Mormon challenge: Mormons share 2-minute testimonies on YouTube (+video) If you were to search "The Book of Mormon" on YouTube, the first page of results would return a limited variety of videos:... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:20:00 MST Mormon chalk art draws people in again After seeing the positive reception of their first chalking event at Union Square last month, missionaries in the Southern... Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:30:00 MST Spiritual answers may be found in scriptural questions, authors of '52 Life-Changing Questions' say (+video) To help keep scripture study fresh and invigorating, popular authors Brad Wilcox and John Hilton III invite readers to... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: A stimulating month ahead Over the next four weeks or so, at least three scholarly conferences in Utah Valley and a fourth in Cache Valley will offer... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Charlton Heston as Nephi? Arnold Friberg's 'lost' Book of Mormon sketches to go on display “The Lost Book of Mormon Sketches” will be free and open to the public Oct. 2-6 at the Joseph Smith Memorial... Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:18:47 MDT University of Utah to offer course on literary qualities of Book of Mormon The University of Utah's religious studies department will begin offering a course on the Book of Mormon as a literary work. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:49:41 MDT Reader voices: The prophet Mormon and his work on the Book of Mormon The prophet Mormon was an amazing human being and a man among men. Mormon was a child prodigy, a skilled military commander,... Sun, 04 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT Martin Harris comes to life in Clarkston Pageant The Clarkston Pageant, outlining events in the life of Martin Harris and his time spent as scribe during translation of the... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Mary Whitmer, 12th witness to the Book of Mormon 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 Reader voices: Sharing the gospel and the Book of Mormon While we served on the British Virgin Island of Tortola, our mission president asked us to flood the island with the Book of... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT Hill Cumorah Pageant holds history of missionary work A look at the history of the Hill Cumorah Pageant, and how it's stayed close to it's missionary roots. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'Book of Mormon' soundtrack, Hill Cumorah Pageant lead to conversion Casey Reichhart, 17, was first introduced to the church when she watched the Tony Awards in 2011. Since then, her obsession... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'Polygamy,' the Broadway play: Mormon controversy on stage nearly 100 years before 'Book of Mormon' musical The controversial topic of polygamy was addressed nearly a century ago in the Broadway play "Polygamy." The 48th Annual... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:45:00 MDT LDS Church is smart to reach out to 'Book of Mormon' musical audiences, priest says Episcopal priest and author Danielle Tumminio says the LDS Church is doing something really smart in cultivating... Thu, 16 May 2013 14:25:00 MDT Inspired question, 'Book of Mormon' musical leads to former California mayor's conversion Richard Marcus was disappointed when the book he bought titled "The Book of Mormon," turned out to be the script of the hit... Mon, 13 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT Mormons become 'real people' for 'Book of Mormon' musical cast touring upstate New York Mormons became "real people" for the cast of a touring company of the Broadway musical, “The Book of Mormon,”... Fri, 10 May 2013 07:00:00 MDT Book review: '100 Favorite Verses for Women' shares scriptural insights "100 Favorite Verses for Women" by Shauna Humphreys is a collection of scripture-based devotional essays written to women. Tue, 07 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT Bryce Harper: MLB slugger has high standards on and off the field Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is an MLB phenomenon. He has high standards for himself on the field, and as a... Mon, 06 May 2013 09:15:00 MDT New LDS Young Women general presidency members present first public speech In their first public speaking assignment since being called to serve as the Young Women general presidency, Sister Oscarson... Sat, 04 May 2013 20:00:00 MDT From 'Book of Mormon' musical to Mormon convert The last thing Liza Morong expected when she saw the Broadway show "The Book of Mormon" was that she would one day become a... Fri, 03 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'Kinky Boots' gets 13 Tony Award nods, will battle 'Matilda,' 'A Christmas Story' The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:14:34 MDT BYU rugby: Cougars will rely on New Zealanders in national title game The BYU rugby team is set to host the Varsity Cup national championship this Saturday against Cal. Several New Zealanders... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:35:00 MDT Book review: 'Turning Pages,' by Tristi Pinkston, will delight readers "Turning Pages," the latest book from Tristi Pinkston, is a novel about Addie Preston, who dreams of one day becoming a... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Taking a Jewish page from the Book of Mormon on interfaith marriage Author Naomi Schaefer Riley writes that Jews could learn a thing or two from Mormons in the area where she has become expert:... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:30:49 MDT LDS Church launches 'I'm a Mormon' campaign in UK, Ireland The LDS Church has launched its "I'm a Mormon" campaign in the U.K. and Ireland in conjuction with the... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 08:50:00 MDT Poll: Many own a Bible, but not many read it Americans have a high interest and awareness of the Bible, but a majority believe the scripture has too little influence on a... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 07:00:00 MDT Elder Enrique R. Falabella: 'The Home, the School of Life' Elder Enrique R. Falabella of the Seventy, in his remarks Sunday afternoon, shared six lessons he has learned in his home. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 15:15:00 MDT Elder Christoffel Golden Jr.: 'The Father and the Son' "Our quest for eternal life is nothing other than a quest to understand who God is, and for us to return to live with Him,"... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 15:00:00 MDT Sister Rosemary M. Wixom: 'The Words We Speak' "One of the greatest influences a person can have in this world is to influence a child," said Sister Rosemary M. Wixom,... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 10:55:00 MDT