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New York Times Includes Brigham Young in Presidential Pardon List—Find Out Why

by Danielle Christensen | February 21, 2020

Presidents of the United States have been granting pardons to a range of characters since early American hi...

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174 Years Ago, Pioneers Left Their Homes in Nauvoo. Here's How Latter-day Saints Are Honoring Them Today

by Danielle Christensen | February 3, 2020

It’s been 174 years since the pioneers left their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois, and began the trek west in sea...

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Video: Church Historians Openly Discuss Brigham Young's Strengths and Weaknesses

by Danielle Christensen | January 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

There are characteristics about the prophet Brigham Young that might be disconcerting or discomforting to p...

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How Brigham Young Ministered to a Woman Run Over by a Wagon + More Faith-Filled Stories from a Pioneer Family

by Lois Thompson Bartholomew | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On June 1, 1801, Brigham Young was born in Whittingham, Widdham County, Vermont. At the same time, approxim...

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The Bizarre Lightning Strike That Gave the St. George Temple the Look Brigham Young Always Wanted

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As the first temple built in the West and the first temple since Nauvoo, the St. George Utah Temple was wel...

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Were We Foreordained in Our Premortal Life? A Look into How God's Time and Calls Work

by Brent L. Top, adapted from "The Life Before" | Makes You Think

Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow. But if ...

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Brigham Young's Near-Death Experience and What It Taught Him About the Spirit World

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Near-Death Experiences Brigham Young was a man well acquainted with life and death. There were several time...

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10 Little-Known Facts About the Pioneer Trek West

by Jeff Hampton | Fun Mormon Life

Today, we as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate our pioneer heritage. Sto...

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What Prophets and Apostles Have Said About Angels Who Are Around About Us, Leading Us

by Donald W. Parry, adapted from "Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power" | Makes You Think

President Thomas S. Monson, in addressing the women of the Church in April 2005, gave evidence of his lovin...

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The Man Who Was Ordained an Apostle at 11 Years Old (+ Other Church Leaders Called at Young Ages)

by Yvonne Liu | Makes You Think

In the early days of the Church, it was common for members to be called to serve at young ages. For example...