CHURCH HISTORY
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Did Anyone Besides the 11 Witnesses See the Gold Plates?

by FAIR Blog | April 27, 2016 | Mormon Life

As Joseph Smith was dictating the translation of the Book of Mormon to Oliver Cowdery, they learned that th...

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Did You Know: Joseph Smith Gave Four Different First Vision Accounts?

by LDS.org | April 27, 2016 | Makes You Think

In spring 1820, 14-year-old Joseph Smith prayed in faith and was answered by God and Jesus Christ in person...

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First Presidency Appoints New Director of Church Public Affairs

by Mormon Newsroom | April 26, 2016 | From the Church

The First Presidency of has appointed Richard E. Turley Jr. as the new managing director of the Church’s Pu...

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The Forgotten Massacre: Church Honors Paiutes Killed by Pioneers

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 25, 2016 | Mormon Life

Fear, fed by rumors and confusion, led the pioneers in Circleville, Utah, to kill at least 30 Paiute men, w...

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Concentration Camps & Fleeing Their Homes: The Story of Latter-day Saints in Armenia in 1921

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 23, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"What if their story were my story?" This probing question asked by Sister Linda K. Burton in the women's s...

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An Apostle's Account of Meeting with President Abraham Lincoln

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 14, 2016 | Mormon Life

While the United States was being plunged into the midst of the Civil War, George Q. Cannon of the Quo...

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Angels, False Imprisonment, and the Story Behind "The Spirit of God"

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 14, 2016 | Mormon Life

Though the particular date it was written and the events that inspired "The Spirit of God" are unknown, the...

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Colt Revolver Reportedly Owned by Brigham Young Going Up for Auction

by Gephardt Daily | April 13, 2016 | Fun Mormon Life

According to the auction company, the revolver has a personal inscription to Brigham Young and was given to...

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Church Spokesman Handles Hot-Topic Q&A Like a Pro

by Deseret News | April 13, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The LDS Church is expanding its boundaries today far more than restricting them, the managing director of L...

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The Remarkable Story Behind the Book of Mormon in the Harvard Library

by Deseret News | April 11, 2016 | Mormon Life

After a long day of working in Harvard's library, an LDS student decided to see what books the school had a...