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Why Don’t Some Hymn Lyrics Rhyme?

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

Something is off. Sitting and singing in sacrament meeting, this feeling has struck me before. Am I forgett...

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LDS Archaeologists Begin Digging and Diving at What Could Be Nephi's Bountiful

by Meridian Magazine | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The remains of an ancient Hebrew temple and a landscape that fits Nephi's description of Bountiful perfectl...

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The Other Gold Plates That Tell About the Tree of Life (+ How They Support the Book of Mormon)

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did you know that many cultures and myths tell about the Tree of Life? And many of these stories originate ...

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How the Book of Mormon Design Has Changed Over the Last 100 Years

by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

Pause for a moment and picture a copy of the Book of Mormon. What does it look like? Is it slender and blue...

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What Did Jesus Look Like? Forensic Science Reveals the Most Famous Face in History

by Popular Mechanics | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We learn the most important attributes of our Lord and Savior from reading of Him in our scriptures. Howeve...

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Rare New Testament Papyrus Put on eBay for $99

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

You could have bought an ancient religious text online for less than $100. That text was an ancient Greek p...

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When a 1937 Movie Newsreel Called Mormons "The Wealthiest Churchgoers in the World"

by Keepapitchinin | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: This is simply incredible! A movie newsreel from the Great Depression touting Mormons, the Ch...

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The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife & the Brave Man Who Risked His Life for It in 1963 Germany

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: While this story sounds like the making of a Hollywood blockbuster, there is still some skept...

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2 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns Recently Uncovered By Drought

by KSL | Fun

MR says: Check out these recently rediscovered Mormon ghost towns that are a haunting and beautiful re...

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The Confederate Officer & 'That Mormon Girl:' A 19th Century Romance

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

MR says: What a sweet example of love that lasts through the ages. Pretty twenty-seven-year-old Nancy ...