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Book connects historical documents with LDS Gospel principles

One of the more annoying things about belief in a religion is the devout’s attempt to format history or the culture to fit with a belief system. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard how many advancements the world has experienced since 1830, the founding of the LDS Church. (For some reason the bad stuff, Nazis, hard-core pornography … are never blamed on the restoration of the Gospel…) Conversely, it is refreshing to learn how Gospel principles are found as ingredients — with many, many neighbors, religious and secular — for historical events worthy of respect and emulation, past and present.
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