“Might as well pray to a rock”


Detail from Raphael’s “Academy of Athens” showing Plato (on the left, pointing heavenward) with his student Aristotle (on the right, gesturing toward the earth). The painting is located in the Vatican apartments, and the gestures summarize the fundamental orientations of the two men.


This weekend’s joint Hamblin/Peterson column for the Deseret News:





Personal Encounters with Elder Packer (Part 3)
His most famous line from the 1964 Republican convention in San Francisco
New Testament 195
"The science of sleeping in, and why you probably shouldn't"