"Written by Dr. Taylor Halverson"
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2 Things Distracting Us from Hearing the Voice of God in Our Lives + How to Tune Them Out

by Dr. Taylor Halverson and Doug Witney | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Back when the telegraph was the fastest method of long-distance communication, a young man applied for a jo...

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How the Hebrew Translations of "God" and "Jehovah" Might Change Your Understanding of Deity

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

When we read the scriptures, many different words or titles are used for God. Some are used more than any o...

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How a Friend at Divinity School Taught Me God Truly Is Incomprehensible (and Why That's a Good Thing)

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Some years ago while I was in graduate school, I had a conversation with a friend over lunch that taught me...

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The Surprising Lesson My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Scripture Study

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I travel to the Middle East on a regular basis and am always learning something new. Learning how to enhanc...

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What My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Prayer: Surprising Insights from a Mormon

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I’ve spent a lot of time in the Middle East. The Middle East is one of the most fascinating though deeply m...

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Why We Need a Modern-Day Tyndale Moment

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The call and need for regular scripture study are ever-present. However, the scriptures as we now know them...

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Why Being Willing to Ask God Will Open Mysteries of the Gospel You Didn't Even Know Were There

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Have you ever gone to your favorite restaurant and made your order from a secret menu, one that is not publ...

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

A person can review the awful circumstances through which God’s children pass and then question why He allo...

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Forgiveness Is to Abandon All Hope of a Better Past and Why That Builds a Better Future

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Forgiveness is fundamental to personal peace and happiness. Forgiveness is fundamental to civilization. I h...

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What We Know About One of the Most Prominent Mothers Mentioned in the Book of Mormon

by Dr. Taylor Halverson and Dr. Camille Fronk Olson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sariah is one of the few named women in the Book of Mormon. Her contribution in the family dynamics of Lehi...