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LDS Conference April 1971 – A Rebuke from President Harold B. Lee and Debunking the Iron Rod vs Liahona Taxonomy

In this week’s installment of our ongoing series reading sermons from past General Conferences of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are looking at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the April 1971 conference. Posts by other bloggers … Continue reading

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LDS Conference April 1971 – Meetinghouse Libraries and UX for Gospel Learning

Continuing our ongoing series retrospectively writing about sermons given in past LDS General Conferences, today we are looking at talks from the Priesthood Session of the April 1971 General Conference. Articles by other bloggers about this conference session will be … Continue reading

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In Defense of Elder Bruce R. McConkie – A True Apostle of Jesus Christ

There is no denying the considerable influence of Elder Bruce R. McConkie upon the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and upon Mormon culture. Elder McConkie was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from October 1972 until … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts for LDS Members Who are Surprised and Upset about Joseph Smith’s Polygamy

There has been a lot of discussion and media attention about articles recently published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints detailing the history of the practice of Plural Marriage in the church. The media has focused on … Continue reading

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Debunking that Quote about Brigham Young’s Greatest Fear

“The greatest fear I have is that the people of this Church will accept what we say as the will of the Lord without first praying about it and getting the witness within their own hearts that what we say … Continue reading

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