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The Newspaper Editor Charged with Joseph Smith's Murder +3 More Surprising Facts About Joseph Smith and Newspapers of His Day

by Daryl Austen | February 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Every U.S. president has dealt with criticisms from the press of their day. Being able to influence public ...

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Baptist Minister: "I Embrace and Believe the Book of Mormon"

by Danielle B. Wagner | January 20, 2018 | Makes You Think

"I’m a licensed Southern Baptist minister  and I embrace the Book of Mormon." That is how Lynn Ridenho...

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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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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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Was Your Ancestor Really a Bodyguard for the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith?

by Deseret News | November 2, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Could you be related to a bodyguard of Joesph Smith? Here's what historian Jeffrey D. Mahas had to say. A r...

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Watch: New Joseph Smith Documentary Narrated by Gregory Peck Sheds Greater Light on the Life of the First Prophet of the Church

by LDS Living Staff | October 31, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

You may think you've heard the story of Joseph Smith and his martyrdom, but you've never heard it like this...

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Watch: How Facts About the Translation of the Book of Mormon Are Evidence of Its Truthfulness

by LDS Living Staff | October 9, 2017 | Videos Humor Makes You Think

Book of Mormon Central has released a new video affirming the truth of the Book of Mormon and the historica...

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Angels Don't Have Wings + 4 More Things We Know About Them

by Jake Healey | October 5, 2017 | Fun

We sing about them in beloved Christmas hymns. We read about them in holy scripture. We even have one of th...

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PBS Docudrama Depicting Joseph Smith's Life and Narrated by Gregory Peck to Air This Weekend

by Kaeley Scruggs | September 28, 2017 | Makes You Think

Thanks to Deseret News for making us aware of this story. This Sunday, a new docudrama,  Joseph Smith:...

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From 3 Robbery Attempts to the Significance of the Date, Here's What You Need to Know About Joseph Smith Receiving the Plates

by Deseret News | September 22, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When Joseph Smith received the plates from Moroni, he might not have known the significance of Sept. 22 or ...