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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Adam Miller doesn’t think his book is for everyone. “I don’t know that ‘Letters to a Young Mormon’ is exactly the right thing for everyone all the time to read or to hear, but I do hope that it can be […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “THE OCD MORMON: Finding Healing and Hope in the Midst of Anxiety,” by Kari Ferguson, Cedar Fort, $13.99, 166 pages (nf) Kari Ferguson, a Latter-day Saint woman, is a mental illness advocate and suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder. “The OCD Mormon” […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given Dec. 31, 2017. As one year winds down and another begins, it’s natural to look back — and […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “THE VIRTUAL MISSIONARY: The Power of Your Digital Testimony,” by Greg Trimble, Cedar Fort, $14.99, 192 pages (nf) Shortly after serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Greg Trimble was surfing along the Southern California beaches. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Utah Valley University President Matt Holland took to Twitter on Friday to announce where he and his wife will be serving as mission president and companion — Raleigh, North Carolina. In early November, Utah Valley University President Matt Holland announced that […]

Maxwell Institute

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. For two decades now, the Middle Eastern Texts Initiative has been engaged in the editing, translation, and publication of important texts from the golden age of the Islamic world, including mystical, theological, philosophical, and medical works by Muslims, Jews, and […]

Interpreter

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. There has been much comment recently on the growth in numbers of the religious “nones.” Not all of them are actually non-theists, but secularism or naturalism is undoubtedly on the rise — and Latter-day Saints […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. It’s not unusual for Josephine Bills to get a text message or a phone call from a friend saying, “I saw you in the temple today.” Bills lives in Eagle Mountain, Utah, but these texts come in from across the world. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Every year growing up, my mother would give me a Mary Engelbreit calendar for Christmas. More than any other gift, I cherished this calendar. I loved flipping through the pages, looking at the beautiful pictures and inspirational sayings and imagining what […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. When you go to church, you go with expectations. You expect to meet like-minded souls. You expect to hear familiar music that lifts your heart. You expect to be refreshed. Last week, I attended the “First Church of Star Wars” at […]

This post is brought to you by the FairMormon Blog. View the original post here. This is a new podcast series which will feature a FairMormon Conference presentation each month. If you would prefer to watch the videos, they can still be purchased here for the 2017 conference. Older conference presentation videos are available on […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. In 2017, the most-read LDS feature stories were stories of people who lived what they believed while navigating life’s twists and turns. Deseret News readers were inspired by the stories of the Christofferson and Mackintosh families who found understanding as they […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Beginning in January 2018, the curriculum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ adult Sunday School classes, worldwide, will turn to the Hebrew Bible or, as Christians typically call it, the Old Testament. Why? Why bother? Isn’t it sometimes […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. A recent survey reports that Latter-day Saints donate the most in monetary donations to their religion of all Christian respondents while reporting the lowest percentage of those who feel pressure to donate from peers and religious leaders. The survey, conducted by […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. We are a culture that prizes the young. We hang our hopes and dreams on brilliant young techies. We laud the child prodigy. We give our biggest salaries and accolades to nimble, fresh-faced athletes. Somehow, influenced by societal pressure or our […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. On occasion, Picturing History will vary from the usual approach of focusing on a historical site and highlight an individual who has made a remarkable contribution to gospel and historical understanding in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. With a second child on the way, life seemed to going smoothly for the Young family until their 3-year-old daughter, Holland Young, started to have regular headaches. After an MRI, doctors diagnosed Holland Young with a brain tumor which would eventually […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: Lesson formats are changing in 2018 for Relief Society and priesthood quorums of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is the third of three articles about teaching and learning perspectives. What if the word “teacher” were […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: This has been previously published. There’s something about the holiday season that inspires exceptional behavior. Sadly, the recent year has seen a series of disasters, tragic behaviors and intra-societal enmity stretching the limits of humanity. Many wonder what will […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. These clean historical holiday novels share stories of love blossoming during the Christmas season while characters overcome unexpected obstacles. Authors include several who are Mormon. “CHRISTMAS GRACE: A Christmas Regency Collection,” by Jennifer Moore, Krista Lynne Jensen, Anita Stansfield and Chalon […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given Dec. 24, 2017. Christmas traditions vary throughout the world. Some people light candles. Some hang wreaths. Some set […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “PICTURING CHRISTMAS,” by Jason F. Wright with J. Sterling Wright, Sweetwater Books, $13.99, 192 pages (f) New York transplant Aubrey is spending her first holidays alone, by choice, in “Picturing Christmas.” Things haven’t gone the way she’d hoped. Her parents are […]

Interpreter

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Abstract: Christmas is upon us, and it is a special, magical time. I have seen the love of God touch countless lives through the glorious music of the season.   Christmas is a magical time. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and this is one in a series of columns to describe the origins, nature and impact of the events and personalities of the Reformation. Previous articles are online at deseretnews.com/faith. […]