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Vai's View: Much aloha, Junior Seau

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

My heart is heavy and broken. News of Junior Seau's death first filled my BlackBerry from mutual friends be...


10 Memorable Quotes from C.S. Lewis on the 50th Anniversary of His Death

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

On Nov. 22, much of the world will remember and celebrate President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary...

Tolstoy's Book of Mormon a gift from Brigham Young's daughter

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Virginia Woolf once called Russian literary leviathan Leo Tolstoy "the greatest of all novelists," a man be...


Mormonism grows; devotion begins in youth

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Trevar Dahl spends an hour before school each morning studying the Bible with seven other teens. "It's the ...


Defending the Faith: John Whitmer left church, but kept testimony of Book of Mormon

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

John Whitmer may be my favorite official witness to the Book of Mormon. With the rest of the Eight Witnesse...

Prominent Latter-day Saints speak out to clear up misconceptions

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know Everything Else

Prominent Mormons continue to speak in the national media about the LDS Church in the midst of the "Mormon ...

Ancestors can be found in unsavory records

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Your ancestors may be hiding in the last place they want you to find them. They may have been involved in d...


Defending the Faith: We owe a debt to God, our predecessors

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

William Ernest Henley's famous Victorian-era poem "Invictus" provided the title and the theme for Clint Eas...


Vai's View: Recognize others' potential and help them develop it

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports Opinions & Features

Few things are more damning for a professional sports organization than identifying, drafting and signing a...


Youth in England reproved for chatting in general conference learns lesson

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Born and raised in the LDS Church in England, I remember general conference broadcasts from my youth. In th...