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Thanksgiving: A Day Of Humble Penitence For Our National Perverseness And Disobedience

Last Thanksgiving I wrote about Abraham Lincoln’s powerful proclamation that established Thanksgiving as a national holiday. It is a shame that our culture concentrates on the story of the Pilgrim’s thanksgiving, when the holiday itself is also rooted firmly in … Continue reading

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Witnesses to the Book of Mormon as Anglo-Saxon Oath-Helpers

I’ve been re-reading Richard Bushman’s biography of Joseph Smith, Rough Stone Rolling , and I just finished the chapter on the translation and publication of the Book of Mormon. When reading about the witnesses of the Book of Mormon, I … Continue reading

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