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Mormon fire-knife dancer awes in 'Sin City'

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Twice a week during the summer, Foi Tuitama is surrounded by hazards. There are fast-spinning hooked knives...


Skipping school with your Bible: Religion released time classes growing in popularity

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Six boys wiggled in their seats, waiting for their released time Bible class to begin. They had been wrestl...

Steve Young speaks on service

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Almost six months ago, an explosion from an improvised explosive device ripped off Senior Airman Michael Ma...

Mormon scientists do have competency on Book of Mormon DNA

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As I conclude my discussion about how critics have approached DNA and the Book of Mormon, I want to point o...


BYU Museum of Art Acquires Previously Lost Carl Bloch Painting of the Savior

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Carl Bloch's painting "Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda" will soon be joined by another Bloch piece at t...

Elder Porter stresses importance of marriage, family

by Deseret News | What We Believe

Marriage and families are at the heart of mortal life, Elder Bruce D. Porter of The Church of Jesus Christ ...


Magazine provides Mormon Artists with sense of community

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

When Ben Crowder founded Mormon Artist, he did so with a sense of responsibility. "I've made a covenant wit...

Mormon scholar explains the historical difficulty created by the Golden Plates

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Historian Richard L. Bushman wants "to bring the Gold Plates out of hiding." The record that Joseph Smith s...

The 'do's' of the Word of Wisdom

by Deseret News | What We Believe

The Word of Wisdom outlined in Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants can seem a little vague at times. S...

Breaking into Mormon music scene takes more than talent

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Breaking into the Mormon music scene takes talent. That's a given. It also takes work — and a lot of it. Bu...