This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. Click to enlarge A number of writers from both naturalistic and faithful backgrounds (Fawn Brodie and Terryl Givens serve as two immediate examples that represent the competing paradigms) have asked what, if any, environmental factors (e.g. contemporary writers, movements, intellectual currents, […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/New-World-Writings1.mp3 Podcast: Download (11.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by Michael R. Ash One reason that LDS scholars believed Book of Mormon events transpired in […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “When we realize that we are children of the covenant, we know who we are and what God expects of us.” —Russell M. Nelson, “Covenants“Topics: Covenants Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “When was the last time I chose to be happy rather than demanding to be “right”?” —Linda K. Burton, “We’ll Ascend Together“Topics: Marriage Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. This post originally appeared at Mormon Puzzle Pieces and is reposted here by permission with some revisions. By Ryan Larsen Translation is interwoven with the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. Ancient prophets kept records containing a fullness of the Gospel which […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Fair-Issues-94-pod.mp3 Podcast: Download (11.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The Book of Mormon model for a Mesoamerican geography has – like virtually all scholarly models – a handful of anomalies or potentially problematic issues.  One of those areas of […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “The way to feel better about your own situation is to improve someone else’s circumstances.” —Ezra Taft Benson, “Chapter 16: The Elderly in the Church“Topics: Service Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Gender is an essential characteristic of individual premortal, mortal, and eternal identity and purpose.” — , “The Family: A Proclamation to the World“Topics: Proclamation on the Family Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “When divorce occurs, individuals have the obligation to forgive rather than to condemn, to lift and to help.” — , “Divorce“Topics: Marriage Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, exaltation is truly within reach.” —Jorge F. Zeballos, “If You Will Be Responsible“Topics: Atonement Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday to […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Fair-Issues-93-Pod.mp3 Podcast: Download (11.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this installment brother Ash discuss why most LDS scholars believe that ancient Mesoamerica was the home for most Book of Mormon events. As Mesoamerican ethnohistory specialist Brant Gardner explains, it’s […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/The-Marketplace.mp3 Podcast: Download (5.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS From the book: Of Faith and Reason: 80 Evidences Supporting the Prophet Joseph Smith by Michael R. Ash In Helaman 7:10 we read that Nephi went to pray on a […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. The news that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to develop some of its ranchland in Florida for commercial and residential use has prompted the incorrect story that the Church is “building a city.” The implication is that the […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Fair-Issues-90-Pod.mp3 Podcast: Download (11.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this installment brother Ash introduces the Mesoamerica model as a possible location for at least some of the Book of Mormon geography along with how an authentic ancient text […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. [embedded content] This presentation will cover the role of Church Public Affairs and how it interacts with the Church and the press. Brother Otterson will also discuss many of the issues and misconceptions he deals with, as well as respond […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. http://media.blubrry.com/mormonfaircast/p/blog.fairmormon.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/BestOfFairMormon-Michael-Otterson.mp3 Podcast: Download (74.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS On the Record – (audio only) Fair Mormon conference Aug 6-7, 2015 This is a wonderful conference, full of bright people asking and answering great questions. The list of speakers […]