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The Oldest Prophet, Oldest Mormonad + 12 Other Fascinating and Historic Parts of the Church

by Jannalee Sandau | May 16, 2018 | Fun

How old was the oldest prophet? How old is the oldest LDS chapel still in use? When did the first Mormonad ...

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Joseph Smith's "Photographs," His Epistles from Prison + More Fascinating Facts About Mormon Historical Records

by LDS Perspectives | May 9, 2018 | Mormon Life

LDS Perspectives Podcast recently interviewed Sharalyn D. Howcroft, an archivist for The Joseph Smith Paper...

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When Parley P. Pratt Outwitted a Policeman and His Police Dog

by Parley P. Pratt, as Told in "Pure Love: Readings on Sixteen Enduring Virtues" by Marilyn Arnold | May 5, 2018 | Humor Makes You Think

Parley P. Pratt seems to have been endowed with a healthy portion of spunk, humor, and hopefulnes—even down...

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The Joseph Smith Papers: The First 10 Years

by Kurt Manwaring | May 3, 2018 | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Joseph Smith Papers recently published its 17th volume associated with the life and works of Josep...

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Joseph Smith's Teachings on Women Giving Blessings and Sisters Entering the "Order of the Priesthood”

by LDS.org | April 21, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This is a part of a new LDS Living series where we will be highlighting the Church gospel topics essays, wh...

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Lucy Mack Smith Shares Harrowing Story of When a Mob Prepared to Kill Her + the Vision That Warned Her of Their Coming

by LDS Living | April 21, 2018 | Mormon Life

The following is a part of Lucy Mack Smith's general conference address on the temple grounds in Nauvoo, Il...

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Joseph and Hyrum's Death Masks: 5 Things You Didn't Know

by Jannalee Sandau | April 20, 2018 | Mormon Life

The Church History Museum contains  interesting artifacts, from Hyrum Smith's sunglasses to Eliza R. S...

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The Fascinating Geology of Joseph Smith's Seer Stone

by Christopher Kirkland | April 13, 2018 | Makes You Think

A geologist weighs in on what kind of rock Joseph Smith's seer stone is and how it may have been forme...

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Watch: Harvard Divinity School Features Video About the Founding of the LDS Church

by LDS Living | April 9, 2018 | Videos Mormon Life

In celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the LDS Church on April 6, 1830, Harvard Divinity Scho...

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The Origins of Trek: When Did Dressing Up and Pulling Handcarts Become a Thing?

by Deseret News | April 6, 2018 | Mormon Life

Curious about the origins of trek re-enactments before you hit up Trek: The Movie in theaters this weekend?...