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BYU professor finds meaning in sacred architecture

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A desire to gain a richer experience in attending a Mormon temple led Val. W. Brinkerhoff to begin research...

Building bridges between LDS and Jews

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

California Mormon Mark Paredes knew he was heading into charged territory when he embarked on a fireside to...

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Newest Joseph Smith Papers book strikingly different

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The newest offering from the Joseph Smith Papers project is not required reading. But the Church History De...

Take heart, Mom: Kids do grow up

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Before I had children, I used to wonder why general authorities would always speak with concern and underst...

Why baptize children at young age of 8?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A friend of my daughter recently said she could not understand why Mormons baptize children at such a young...

Can imperfect scriptures lead to God?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The 8th Article of Faith states: "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated cor...

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Does DNA disprove Lehi story?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Somewhere among the varied coasts of the two American continents was landfall for a small group of ancient ...

So what’s your experience with the Three Nephites?

by Standard-Examiner | Opinions & Features

We Mormons have our own personal religious lore; one that tops the list is the Three Nephites. A healthy pe...

Daughter of serial killer and LDS convert tells story on Oprah

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When Melissa Moore concluded writing her book in June, she also put the finishing touches on a treacherous ...

Orson Scott Card on sacred music and sacrament meeting

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

For the sake of reverence, only a particular kind of music, from one musical tradition, is allowed in our s...