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When Studying History Causes You to Abandon Your Faith

by Daryl Austin | August 16, 2017 | Makes You Think

The Church History Department has been working incredibly hard to publish as much information as possible a...

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When Joseph Smith Found the Remains of a Lamanite Named Zelph

by Book of Mormon Central | August 8, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Who Was Zelph? | Book of Mormon Central “And it came to pass that many of the Lamanites did go into the lan...

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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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The Unexpected Way the Church Responded to a Blackmail Attempt

by Jannalee Rosner | July 26, 2017 | Fun Mormon Life

Author's note: The pictures shown in this post are not intended to be disrespectful or make light of sacred...

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The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | July 24, 2017 | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Young, trekked acros...

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Joseph and Emma Smith's Last Dreams Told in Powerful Videos

by LDS Living Staff | July 21, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

Check out these videos shared by Seth Adam Smith, detailing Joseph and Emma Smith's last dreams: ...

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5 Miraculous Stories from the Journals of Handcart Pioneers

by Glenn Rawson | July 21, 2017 | Makes You Think

Nearly 70,000 Latter-day Saints traversed over 1,000 miles to arrive in a desert land far away from loved o...

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What We Can Learn from Lucy Mack Smith About Enduring to the End

by Susan Evans McCloud, excerpted from "Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration" | July 8, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration by Susan Evans McClo...

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What the Salt Lake Temple Was Supposed to Look Like

by Jannalee Rosner | July 5, 2017 | Fun

From the beautiful spires to the elegant doorknobs and staircases, there’s no doubt that lots of thoug...

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How George Albert Smith Saved the Salt Lake Tabernacle After a July 4th Fireworks Mishap

by Jamie Armstrong | July 3, 2017 | Fun

Americans everywhere are getting ready to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and barbecues (click he...