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How Old Testament and Book of Mormon Sacrifice Relate to the Sacrament

Although we are no longer required to make animal sacrifices, the meaning is retained today. Consider the weekly sacred meal that we call the sacrament, or the act of making something sacred. How Old Testament and Book of Mormon Sacrifice … Continue reading

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Reflections on symbolism in the Atonement

“I love the various ways in which words and symbolism can instruct us about the Atonement.” Read more at the Deseret News: Reflections on symbolism in the Atonement

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Who was the US President that Saved Millions of Lives?

Our modern-day presidents are well-known as lawyers, businessmen and, above all, politicians. In the not so distant past, the United States had a president who came to office after saving the lives of millions of impoverished, starving, war-occupied individuals. Who … Continue reading

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Break the tradition of education by lectures and learn more by doing. Deseret News article

We should unleash the natural propensity for human learning by unbinding the metaphorical feet of learners from the shackles of bad pedagogy, the unthinking drive for educational efficiency, and the allure of pedagogical tradition. Read more here: Break the tradition … Continue reading

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Governor Boggs Survived the Donner Party

Not only did Governor Lilburn Boggs survive the Donner Party, he nearly had me killed, though he was long dead by the time I was born. Read more on my Deseret News article “Governor Boggs Survived the Donner Party”

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When Is It OK to Take the Lord’s Name in Vain?

My latest Deseret News article answers When Is It OK to Take the Lord’s Name in Vain?

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The surprising story of a Book of Mormon in the Harvard library

How would you expect the Book of Mormon to be regarded in one of the most important libraries in the world? The following incredible story about an unusual copy of the Book of Mormon at the Harvard University library was shared … Continue reading

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