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“I Am the Very Model of a Modern Mormon Missionary”: 1965

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The Millennial Star offered this affectionate but still pointed impression of “The Perfect Missionary” in 1...

In Memory of Karl-Heinz Schnibbe

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I was saddened when I read of the recent passing of Karl-Heinz Schnibbe. Karl-Heinz Schnibbe was the last s...

“Brigham Young” (1940): 20th Century Fox Studio Publicity

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“I endorse it with all my heart,” Heber J. Grant said. “This is one of the greatest days of my life.” That’...

1994

The Miracle of Salt Lake: A Mormon Movie You've Probably Never Heard Of

by Keepapitchinin | Arts & Entertainment

Back in the day, when you went to the movies you really went to the movies – in addition to the feature and...

What an Irishman Thought of Us in 1851

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To the Editor of the Belfast News-Letter. Sir – A number of individuals, presided over by an “Elder,” and c...

Another “Fourfold Purpose” Thought (or, Why I follow prophets instead of trying to lead them)

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Even while stating my commitment to support the change, I commented on another blog that I was hesitant to ...

Questions from the Grass Roots, 1948

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The Church News introduced a Q&A column in 1948, with this invitation: This column is for the use of our re...

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LDS Historian Explains the History Behind Temple One-Year Waiting Periods

by Keepapitchinin | Makes You Think

There are several “one-year rules” associated with temple attendance – practices that have no direct tie to...

Church history 'fixes': Mea culpa. Mea maxima culpa.

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Some of the more successful Keepa posts have been those where tangled historical claims have been sorted ou...

You Have Been Listening to the Sunday Evening Broadcast: History of LDS Hymns

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Radio Program Presented Sunday, Jan. 4, 1934 Announcer: As we near the close of another Sabbath, we bring y...