Book of Mormon Book of Mormon en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:18:51 MST Newspapers Without the overdose of obscenity, 'The Book of Mormon' would have been a delight "The Book of Mormon," from Trey Parker and Matt Stone with music by Robert Lopez, may be the best "South Park" episode yet. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:15:00 MDT 'The Book of Mormon' musical is an equal-opportunity offender Should Mormons find "The Book of Mormon" musical offensive? Yes. Not because they're Mormons, but because they're human beings. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:05:00 MDT Another Book of Mormon musical opens in Salt Lake City Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:08:40 MDT Profane and acclaimed: 'The Book of Mormon' musical arrives in Salt Lake City This week, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:17:01 MDT Defending the Faith: Book of Mormon apologetics and scholarship Even if they can't prove it, those who argue for the antiquity of the Book of Mormon can be, and often are, engaged in... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:00:00 MDT ‘Nephi and the Sword of Laban’ musical runs July 27-Aug. 8 Tickets are available for the musical production “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” which runs July 27 to Aug. 8, at... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 05:00:00 MDT Book review: 'A Hero Rises: Moroni & the Battle for Manti' brings to life battles, characters from the Book of Mormon A fictional tale of Captain Moroni and that offers insight into why Mormon said of him "...if all men had been, and were, and... Sun, 05 Jul 2015 05:00:00 MDT Book review: 'Captain Moroni's Command' offers insights into the Book of Mormon's war chapters "Captain Moroni's Command" offers a few valuable tactical insights on the Book of Mormon's war chapters by an expert in... Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: 'From Darkness unto Light' takes a fresh look at recovery, publication of the Book of Mormon An interesting new book by two Latter-day Saint historians takes a fresh — and testimony-strengthening — look at... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:00:00 MDT What's new: 'From Darkness unto Light' explores little-known facts of translation, publication of Book of Mormon Michael Hubbard MacKay and Gerrit J. Dirkmaat delve deep into the history of how the Book of Mormon came about. Specifically,... Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:00:00 MDT Taylor Halverson: Evidences for the Book of Mormon: Why the missionary zeal of Abish? Within the larger picture of the Book of Mormon missionary chapters is a brilliant message of conversion and testimony. It is... Sun, 07 Jun 2015 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Much left to discover between archaeology and the Book of Mormon Unrealistic expectations and false assumptions mar many opinions about archaeology and the Book of Mormon. Here are brief... Sun, 17 May 2015 16:15:20 MDT Dan Liljenquist: Whether we face satire or intimidation, we still must defend freedom of speech We need not condone irreverent portrayals of religious beliefs — especially of our own. However, we must defend, with... Thu, 07 May 2015 00:05:00 MDT Jerry Earl Johnston: Euphemisms can't capture 'The Book of Mormon' musical For the first time, many local theater-goers will see the sight gags and hear the song lyrics that, until now, have been... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:38:23 MDT Defending the Faith: Warfare and the Book of Mormon The basic principles of warfare haven't changed in thousands of years. So what can the study of military history tell us... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:25:57 MDT 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... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:54:42 MDT Tickets sell out for 'Book of Mormon' musical's Salt Lake run The only tickets left Monday night for the "Book of Mormon" musical's summer tour stop in Salt Lake City were for seats with... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:20:00 MDT 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. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: The 'Narrative of Zosimus' and the Book of Mormon A somewhat mysterious ancient document, almost certainly unavailable to Joseph Smith or any of his contemporaries, shows... Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:00:00 MDT Author shares reasons to give the Book of Mormon a chance in 'The Book of Mormon Miracle' A glance at Randal A. Wright’s recent book, “The Book of Mormon Miracle: 25 Reasons to Believe” may prompt... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: Joseph, the stone and the hat: Why it all matters Joseph Smith used a stone in a hat to help him in his translation of the Book of Mormon. Critics have made merry over this,... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:41:19 MDT 'A marvellous work and a wonder': A look back at the translation of the Book of Mormon 185 years after it was first published A "series of miraculous events" led to the Book of Mormon first being made available for the public to purchase on March 26,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 MDT Scriptures committee announces 'exciting developments' in standard works translations The First Presidency announced March 18 the publication of the Kosraean Book of Mormon — the first book of scripture... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:15:00 MDT Book review: 'Betrayed' brings new meaning to family secrets With lessons of forgiveness, letting go, moving on and staying true to what you believe, readers are taken on an emotional... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:00:00 MDT Women share their journeys of faith as part of Interfaith Season Six women of different religions came together to share their individual beliefs and personal journeys to faith. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:25:00 MDT Learning to 'seek wisdom out of the best books' Latter-day Saints have been commanded to seek wisdom out of the "best books" (D&C 88:118), but with so much to choose from,... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:28:11 MDT Missionary moment: Questions answered Sister Winnie Mandela from Kenya met the missionaries in May 2013 and was baptized in August. Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:10:00 MST Defending the Faith: Exploring complexities in the English language of the Book of Mormon A conference to be held on the BYU campus Saturday, March 14, will examine English text of the Book of Mormon from several... Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:38:41 MST LDS missionaries distribute 2,400 copies of the Book of Mormon in 6 days in Alabama Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently gathered outside the Birmingham-Jefferson... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:15:45 MST Stephanie Nielson explains her 'Book of Mormon Project' and shares why the book matters to her Popular blogger Stephanie Nielson, who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a picture on... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:39:55 MST Defending the Faith: Creating a convincing, cumulative case for the Book of Mormon Secular arguments for the Book of Mormon don't aspire to a single decisive knock-out, but rest, instead, on the patient... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:45:06 MST Taylor Halverson: In the gospel, faith must come first We know that faith is the first principle of the gospel (Articles of Faith 4). However, in our world saturated with... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:05:00 MST Book review: 'Beholding the Tree of Life' shares Jewish perspective of The Book of Mormon "Beholding the Tree of Life," by Bradley J. Kramer, can help any reader slow down, consider what they are reading and ponder... Sat, 07 Feb 2015 05:00:00 MST Defending the Faith: Book of Mormon and other hidden ancient documents The writers of the Book of Mormon wrote they had written in an Egyptian script on metal plates and then concealed the book... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 05:00:00 MST BYUtv releases 'New Day for the Book of Mormon' documentary There has been a great deal of discussion about the Book of Mormon in recent years, and yet so many are still unaware of what... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:20:00 MST Returned sister missionary, hundreds of YSAs encourage sharing testimony of Book of Mormon online Several LDS missionaries in Jacksonville, Florida, and hundreds of young single adults in Provo are encouraging members of... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:20:00 MST Role of the Book of Mormon in conversion Ascertaining the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon is a revelatory and spiritual experience, Elder Brent H. Nielson of the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:38:48 MST Defending the Faith: How the Book of Mormon differs from 19th-century literature An interesting 2002 article examines a mocking parody of the Book of Mormon and two books that often were proposed as Joseph... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:45:22 MST Taylor Halverson: Evidences for the Book of Mormon: Nephi the scribe With ancient literacy rates not much higher than 10 percent, it is stunning that Nephi was a brilliantly competent writer who... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:00:00 MST Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Snoop Dogg and 'Survivor' stars: Who have you given a Book of Mormon to? I walked back up to my hotel room that afternoon feeling warm and peaceful. I noticed a copy of the Book of Mormon I had... Mon, 05 Jan 2015 05:00:00 MST 'What is the Book of Mormon?': Video created by 3 returned missionaries answers the question Three returned LDS missionaries set out in 2014 to create a video that would answer the question, “What is the Book of... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 12:25:00 MST Taylor Halverson: Evidences for the Book of Mormon: In cover of darkness and the turning of the New Year The Book of Mormon provides many small or subtle clues that are relevant to its authenticity as an ancient record. Thu, 01 Jan 2015 05:00:00 MST Book review: Fictional 'We Three Kings' shares Nativity story with Book of Mormon twist "We Three Kings" by John Pontius is a tale of an element of the Christmas story. As the title suggests, "We Three Kings"... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:09:13 MST Book review: 'Ites' shares stories, lessons from people of the Book of Mormon Starting with Lehi and his family who open the Book of Mormon, and ending with Moroni, author David Butler and illustrator... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:00:00 MST 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