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Teaching Mormonism in Germany as a Non-Mormon

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Last spring, I taught a course called The Book of Mormon and American Culture at the TU Dortmund University...

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Joseph F. Smith and the 'Ruffians': 'True Blue, Through and Through' Depending on Who’s Telling the Story

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It’s a powerful story. The young Joseph F. Smith, fresh off his mission to the Sandwich Islands, is traveli...

My Experiences with Hugh Nibley, for his 100th Birthday

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Living in South Texas, there were no LDS bookstores within a thousand miles. But we traveled. A lot. And lo...

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Black History Month: Talking about LDS pioneer Jane James

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ane James haunts me. Not in the way you’re thinking—I don’t see her ghostly specter on cold evenings, or he...

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Pinning the Mormon Image: on Mormon (non)distinctiveness

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Last September, I wrote about the Mormon “hey girl” meme as a signifier of Mormon culture. I’d like to cont...

The Saints of San Antonio: A Video History in Their Own Words

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A friend alerted me not too long ago to an effort by a local in San Antonio, Texas to document the history ...

Susa Young Gates: Death and Loss in La’ie

by Juvenile Instructor | Opinions & Features

A few years ago at a meeting of the Mormon History Association, Lisa Tait suggested that I read Susa Young ...

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Notre Dame, Catholic Blessings, and Supporting Mormon Religion

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On Monday afternoon, just hours before the Alabama Crimson Tide blew out the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in t...

Resources on Blacks and the Priesthood

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There has been a lot of excellent discussion recently at BCC on the issue of blacks and the priesthood. I h...

Q&A with Terryl Givens and Matthew Grow on Parley P. Pratt

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1. First, let’s start with the book’s subtitle: “The Apostle Paul of Mormonism.” One of the reasons for thi...