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The Real Name of Liberty Jail + 4 More Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About This Iconic Prison

by LDS Perspectives | January 4, 2018 | Makes You Think

LDS Perspectives recently interviewed David W. Grua, a historian and documentary editor with the Joseph Smi...

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Temple Square at Christmastime

by Kelsey Berteaux | December 22, 2017 | Fun

Visiting Temple Square at Christmas time is on a lot of people's bucket lists --and not just for Mormons. T...

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11 Mormon-Themed Questions That Have Been Asked on "Jeopardy!" (+ the Answers)

by Madeleine Tolk | December 15, 2017 | Fun

Did you know Jeopardy! has included many references to Mormon culture? During the 30 th season of the popul...

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How Joseph Smith Received Visions Through Seer Stones and the Urim and Thummim

by Alexander L. Baugh, excerpted from "Opening the Heavens" | December 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The youthful prophet received many visions through the medium of “Urim and Thummim”—sometimes a seer stone ...

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The Mormon Thanksgiving in January (and the Story Behind It)

by LDS Living Staff | November 22, 2017 | Mormon Life

When the first company of Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, it was uncertain if crops could be grown ...

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FHE: Church History

by Shauna Gibby | November 17, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Conference Talk: For more information on this topic read "The Truth of God Shall Go Forth," by M. Russell B...

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Watch: A New Look at How the 3 Witnesses Leaving the Church Actually Supports the Existence of the Gold Plates

by LDS Living Staff | November 3, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

Book of Mormon Central has released a new video in their series Evidences of the Book of Mormon . This vide...

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3 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns You Can See Today

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 28, 2017 | Mormon Life

While many ghost towns founded by Latter-day Saints have exciting histories, three Mormon ghost towns stand...

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The Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham: 7 Things Every Mormon Should Know

by John Gee, excerpted from "An Introduction to the Book of Abraham" | October 19, 2017 | Makes You Think

When the Book of Abraham was first published to the world in 1842, it was published as “a translation of so...

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What Newspapers in the 1800s Said About the Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | October 18, 2017 | Makes You Think

With the release of a new film based on historical documents from the time of Joseph and Hyrum's time in Ca...