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Breaking up with the world isn't always easy

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Hank R. Smith knows a thing or two about breaking up. Three girls once broke up with him on the same day, S...

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Hidden Mormonism in Orson Scott Card's fiction

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Christopher C. Smith thinks Mormon novelist Orson Scott Card's writing carries a modern-day, mythical link ...

Missionary tradition, times 7

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Cyndi Bird faithfully writes to four missionaries every week. She sends care packages in shoe boxes and thi...

LDS, RLDS historians discuss the life of Joseph Smith's son

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An LDS historian and an RLDS historian shared perspectives of a man who shares an LDS and RLDS history: Ale...

The other day, I coveted

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Of all the commandments we follow in the LDS Church -- and there are a lot of them -- one of the easiest fo...

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Why Emma stayed in Nauvoo

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"When people ask what caused a change in Emma's behavior, what they really are asking is, 'Why didn't she g...

And it came to print: Creating a new LDS version of the Bible

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Wm. James Mortimer seemed a natural fit to be on the committee to create a new LDS edition of the King Jame...

Orson Scott Card: More on how world views Mormons

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In comparing Mormon beliefs with those of other Americans, the pollsters have to use the same questions for...

Grandfather and granddaughter graduate together at BYU

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When Mel Erickson learned he could earn his bachelor's degree from BYU in Scouting, the 70-year-old former ...

We all want just a little recognition

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Ever since I turned 60, a new word has been creeping into conversations with my wife. Retirement. It's not ...