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Provo temple, other sites offer students a “higher education”

by The Daily Universe | Opinions & Features

Students pour into Brigham Young University every year with plenty of good intentions — earn a degree, gain...


Ned C. Hill: Revisiting a miracle in Germany

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I did not grow up in an active LDS home. My stepfather was a very good man who was as honest and hardworkin...


Podcast: Mormon “doctrine” and other fuzzy things

by Mormon Matters | Opinions & Features

In this two-part podcast, Mormon Matters host Dan Wotherspoon and panelists Gina Colvin, Charles Harrell, a...


David L. Paulsen: A confirmation of the truth at Bellingham, Wash.

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As a professor of philosophy at Brigham Young University (1972-2011), I have rationally defended the restor...


'Demystifying' Mormon faith for media, evangelicals

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The challenges of intense media scrutiny currently being faced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...


Support for Mormons in ‘mixed-orientation marriages’

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

In the summer of 2008, Sarah Irish Nicholson’s well-ordered Mormon life was unraveling, and she needed some...


Researching Family History: Did immigrating ancestors see the Statue of Liberty?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

My friend Bill and I stood there gaping at the enormous Statue of Liberty. We were taking pictures just aft...


Bloggernacle Back Bench: 'Good News!' BYU blogs of note and humanitarian work in Africa

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

"Good News!" There’s a new blog titled just that, produced by Brigham Young University religious professor ...


Mitt Romney, Mormon: This I know

by Washington Post | Opinions & Features

Most Americans are a bit gun-shy when it comes to talking about faith and politics. And it’s no wonder, giv...


We can learn from history and the sins of Nephites

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

By the end of the second century before Christ, during the generation or so following the abdication of Kin...