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7 Wonders of the Mormon World

by Jamie Armstrong | September 19, 2017 | Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout the world, there are sites that are deeply meaningful to members of the Church. Cherished for th...

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Mormon Gold Coins + 8 Other Rare Artifacts from Early Church History

by Jamie Armstrong | September 7, 2017 | Fun

With the turbulent early days of the Church came the loss and destruction of many items the Saints regarded...

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Why the Name of the Church Changed Over Time

by Jannalee Rosner | July 28, 2017 | Makes You Think

“What church do you belong to?” “The Catholic church.” “The Protestant church.” “The Church of Jesus Christ...

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5 Ways Sister Missionary Work Was Completely Different When It Started

by Breanna Olaveson | May 27, 2017 | Makes You Think

Almost 20,000 young women are currently serving full-time proselyting missions for The Church of Jesus Chri...

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The LDS Senator's Trial That Takes Up 11 Feet of Shelf Space in the National Archives

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Susan Easton Black, and Mary Jane Woodger; Adapted from "What You Don't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | May 6, 2017 | Makes You Think

Whether you’re a history buff or simply curious, you have probably collected a decent store of knowledge ab...

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Lucy Mack Smith's Faith-Filled Speech That Parted the Ice on the Erie Canal

by Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook, excerpted from "At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women" | Makes You Think

Lucy Mack Smith (1775–1856) was the mother of Joseph and Hyrum Smith and nine other children, and she was a...

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"They Called It Hell, and We Called It Heaven": The Story of Exiled Mormons in Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement

by Professor Fred E. Woods, Brigham Young University | Mormon Life

To most of us, leprosy is a disease that only existed in Biblical times and meant misery and exile. But to ...

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12 Times U.S. Presidents Spoke in the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Rosner | Fun Mormon Life

Mormons aren't the only ones who have spoken from the podium of the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Many U.S. Preside...

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Mormons in the Civil War: Their Own Cavalry + More Fascinating Facts

by Jannalee Rosner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Known as the bloodiest war in American history, the Civil War affected hundreds of thousands of lives. And ...

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What U.S. Presidents Have Said About God in Their Inaugural Addresses

by Jamie Armstrong | Makes You Think

As Americans wait to see what Donald Trump will say to the nation on Inauguration Day, here is a look back ...