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May LDS Living Book Club: Explore the life of Emma Smith with historian Jenny Reeder

by LDS Living Staff | April 29, 2021

The life of Emma Hale Smith was complicated. From acting as a scribe for the translation of the Book of Mor...

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Realizing ‘the privileges and blessings and gifts of the priesthood’: Emma Smith’s role in the early days of Relief Society

by Jennifer Reeder, excerpted from “First: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith” | April 13, 2021

On June 9, 1842, Joseph visited the Relief Society and spoke again of their purpose: “The Society is ...

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‘It was my ladies’: How a Church historian undergoing chemo found comfort in the lives of early Latter-day Saint women

by LDS Living | March 25, 2021 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel, Jenny's life comes to a screeching halt when a trip t...

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What I didn’t know: An open letter to Emma Smith

by Morgan Jones | March 12, 2021

Author’s Note: This letter is in large part the result of pondering  First: The Life and Faith o...

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What happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's children?

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in  October 2015. Of the many hardships, Joseph Smith ...

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9 Things You Didn't Know About Emma Smith

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

In honor of the 175th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, LDS L...

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Joseph Smith's Last Letter to Emma +More Important Documents from the Last Month of His Life

by Angela Thompson of the Joseph Smith Papers staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This month, the Joseph Smith Papers Project reached an important milestone on the josephsmithpapers.org web...

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Church to Match Proceeds from "Jane and Emma" Opening Night and Donate Them to the NAACP

by Lindsey Miller | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

The groundbreaking movie Jane and Emma will be released in select theaters tomorrow, October 12, 2018. The ...

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12 Facts to Know Before You See "Jane and Emma"

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

The new movie highlighting the relationship between black convert Jane Manning James and Emma Smith, wife o...

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"Medium": Are Latter-day Saints Having a Public Conversation Everyone Else Should Be Having?

by Medium | Fun Mormon Life

"By putting this piece out there, Mormons are demonstrating a willingness to have an open, uncomfortable co...