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An Outdated Criticism of the 8 Witnesses That Keeps Resurfacing--and One Expert's Fantastic Rebuttal

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

I continually encounter the confident declaration that the witnesses to the Book of Mormon didn’t really se...

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'If the devil will let us alone for 10 years': Story behind the Utah War

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

My daughter, Morag, has always maintained (with a twinkle in her eye) that Heavenly Father has a sense of h...

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America's freedom fighters

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It’s been more than a month since my last column. During that hiatus, some of my time was spent speaking to...

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A Lutheran bishop's perspective on Mormon baptism for the dead

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us" Opinions & Features

The Latter-day Saint practice of vicarious baptism on behalf of the dead is once again a focus of controver...

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Did Aesop's Ant or His Grasshopper Lead the Better Life?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

I recently noticed some heartfelt advice from an atheist on a message board that I sometimes watch. “Life i...

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Wife of Former Apostle Dies at Age 87

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Of his wife of almost 54 years, Neal A. Maxwell called Colleen Hinckley Maxwell a "more complete" Christian...

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Peace isn't always quiet

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It’s Sunday night. The impending stress of a new workweek lurks around the corner a scant seven hours away....

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RSL Players Surprise Boy Wounded in Shooting That Killed His Mom and Brother, Give Him a Reason to Smile

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"Nothing ever slows you down," Yura Movsisyan told the 11-year-old boy shot in an attack in Sandy, Utah, th...

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Do We Need a National Day of Prayer?

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

The message for this year’s National Day of Prayer is simple: unite. In honor of the 63rd annual National D...

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The Miracles That Helped Jon and Michelle Schmidt the Year Following the Loss of Their Daughter

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

After losing their daughter a year ago, Jon and Michelle Schmidt share their gratitude for the outpouring o...