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Black Pioneer Jane Manning James' Sacred Experience with Seer Stones and Temple Robes

by Quincy D. Newell, adapted from "Your Sister in the Gospel" | May 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Jane Elizabeth Manning was born in Connecticut in about 1820. Her mother had been enslaved, but she was ema...

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10 Things We Know About the Urim and Thummim

by Jay A. Parry and Larry E. Morris, adapted from "The Mormon Book of Lists" | Fun Makes You Think

The Urim and Thummim consists of  two seer stones or interpreters used by selected prophets throughout...

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Why Joseph Smith's Dictation of the Book of Mormon Is Simply Jaw-Dropping

by Brian C. Hales | Makes You Think

One of the miracles of the restoration of the gospel includes the mechanical process that generated 269,528...

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The Fascinating Geology of Joseph Smith's Seer Stone

by Christopher Kirkland | Makes You Think

A geologist weighs in on what kind of rock Joseph Smith's seer stone is and how it may have been forme...

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Watch: Scholars Share How Joseph Smith Used a Seer Stone and the Urim and Thummim to Translate the Book of Mormon

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Though most members know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon using the Urim and Thummim, they m...

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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" | 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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Why Joseph Smith's Use of Seer Stones Make More Sense Than You Thought

by Jannalee Rosner, based on "Joseph Smith's Seer Stones" by Michael Hubbard Mackay and Nicholas J. Frederick | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In Doctrine and Covenants section 124:125 , it says “I give unto you my servant Joseph to be a presiding el...

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Podcast: How Do Seer Stones Work? What Happened to the Interpreters & Breastplate Found with the Gold Plates?

by LDS Perspectives | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ever since the Church released photos of Joseph Smith's brown seer stone last year, the LDS community has b...

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Joseph Smith Had a Second Seer Stone. Here's What We Know About It

by Michael Hubbard MacKay and Nicholas J. Frederick, adapted from "Joseph Smith's Seer Stones" | Makes You Think

Last year the Church released photos of Joseph Smith's brown seer stone. But did you know he also had a whi...

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President Uchtdorf Shares What He Believes About Seer Stones

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

In a press conference held at the Church History Library in Salt Lake last August, Church Historian and Mem...