“5 Things Every Mormon Should Know About the Mountain Meadows Massacre”

MMM memorial cairn

  I posted a little item on this topic earlier today.  But here's a good, concise article that's worth a read: http://www.ldsliving.com/5-Things-Mormons-Should-Know-about-the-Mountain-Meadows-Massacre/s/79809?utm_source=ldsliving&utm_medium=email   … [Read more...]


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“How Obama Swindled Americans on Iran”

Mr. Obama, set to weaken Amerika

  http://www.nationalreview.com/article/423845/iran-deal-obama-resolution   … [Read more...]


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What is consciousness?

An image for "consciousness"

  An interesting article in the Economist on what is perhaps the most difficult problem in all of science: http://www.economist.com/news/science-brief/21664060-final-brief-our-series-looks-most-profound-scientific-mystery-all-one In fact, it may actually be insoluble.   … [Read more...]


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“The Johannesburg Temple: Three Photos, Three Miracles”

J'burg Temple

  An interesting little story from the Africa Southeast Area website: http://africase.lds.org/the-johannesburg-templethree-photosthree-miracle   … [Read more...]


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“Toward Ever More Intelligent Discipleship”

Elder Brigham Henry Roberts, of the Seventy

  It's Friday.  So, with the depressingly monotonous regularity that's been a hallmark of the ever-dying-but-never-coming-to-a-full-engagement-with-death Interpreter Foundation, there's a new article up on the Interpreter website: http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/toward-ever-more-intelligent-discipleship/   … [Read more...]


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158 years ago, today

MMM memorial monument

  The Mountain Meadows Massacre is the worst episode in the history of the Restoration, the most terrible story in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  It can, perhaps, be partially understood, but it cannot be excused. That said, despite the best efforts of generations who dearly wanted to use it as a weapon against Mormonism,  it also cannot be laid at the feet of Brigham Young, nor at the feet of the Church its … [Read more...]


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“Videos of Third Annual BYU New Testament Commentary Conference Now Available”

Korinthos, with Akrokorinthos in the background

  http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/videos-of-third-annual-byu-new-testament-commentary-conference-now-available/#more-7582  … [Read more...]


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Fourteen years ago today

A historic moment in a Florida classroom

  “Time is passing.  Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th.  We will remember every rescuer who died in honor.  We will remember every family that lives in grief.  We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” President George W. Bush    … [Read more...]


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