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Mormons and Politics at Columbia

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On the fifteenth floor in a Columbia University building overlooking a majestic New York City skyline, some...

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From the Archives: The Young Woman’s Journal Reacts to the First Sister Missionaries

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Two weeks ago I posted an excerpt from GQ Cannon’s announcement of the decision to formally call female mis...

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Boycotting General Conference 50 Years Ago: The Lamanite Generation, the American Indian Movement, and Temple Square

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A few weeks ago, I gave a presentation at the University of Michigan on what benefits there might be to con...

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Book of Mormon into Darkness

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Has darkness ever overwhelmed you? Have you seen cities sink and communities set ablaze? Has a voice saved ...

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Don’t Stand So Close to Me: On Not Hearing Elizabeth Smart

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Elizabeth Smart made headlines this month when she advocated for human trafficking survivors at a conferenc...

Some fun web reference tools for Mormon Studies

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I wanted to highlight some of my favorite web reference tools as of late with a short post. Among the many,...

Found in the Archives: Joseph F. Smith’s Patriarchal Blessing

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Years ago I was combing BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections for materials related to Joseph F. Smith, 6t...

I’m Bored: Responses to Mormonism in the Pacific

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This week, I am traveling throughout New Zealand and Tahiti, partially as a vacation and partially as an in...

First Edition of the Book of Mormon, British Library

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The British Library at St Pancras, London has a first edition Book of Mormon available for view in its rare...

Church Historic Sites

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Have you ever lingered in the Sacred Grove? Paused to read the inscription on a headstone at the Winter Qua...