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What did Brigham Young actually say? Church History series examines shorthand discrepancies

by Lindsey Williams | August 19, 2020 | From the Church

Chances are you have heard of Brigham Young, the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...

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New interactive website showcases the life and ministry of Eliza R. Snow, empowering women 100 years later

by Emily Abel | July 15, 2020 | Makes You Think

It was the summer of 1878. A group of 13 young men and young women from Mayfield, Utah, went out to enjoy a...

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"All Shook Up": Debunking the Myth of Elvis's Book of Mormon

by Keith A. Erekson | April 29, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of  LDS Living. Over the last three decades, word of...

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Jane Manning James' Autobiography + 15 Other Historic Items Bring History of Black Latter-day Saints to Life

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

A new Church History Library exhibit brings the history of black Latter-day Saints to life with 16 document...

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Never-Before-Published Church Documents Reveal Persecutions Joseph Smith Faced We Still Face Today

by Katharine Lyon | From the Church Makes You Think

In the last year of Joseph Smith's life, he formed a council to discuss political and temporal matters, kno...

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Top 10 Treasures in the Church History Library

by LDS Church News | Mormon Life

Amid the Church History Library’s trove of historical treasures are some items that are particularly specia...

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Church Makes Patriarchal Blessings Available Online + How You Can View Yours

by LDS Living | From the Church Mormon Life

“[Jesus Christ's] Church provides patriarchal blessings to give each recipient a vision for his or her futu...

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Joseph Smith's Journal When He Was the Prophet (+ Where You Can See It)

by Church History | Mormon Life

MR says: Have you ever wondered what events Joseph Smith recorded in his personal journals while he wa...