The First Mormon Government: The Council of Fifty

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Before Joseph Smith ran for US president, he established an organization in Nauvoo to govern the… Continue reading

Louisa Barnes Pratt: Early Sister Missionary in French Polynesia

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Louisa Barnes Pratt served as one of the first sister missionaries of the Church in… Continue reading

Joseph Smith’s Seer Stones: Coming to Grips with Troubling Information in Church History

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Paradigm shifts can rock our world, but they can also bring greater understanding. Before 1697,… Continue reading

New Perspectives: Women in Church History

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Women throughout the Church’s history have shared new perspectives that we can benefit from today.… Continue reading

Orson Hyde: Extending an Olive Branch in Israel

Read the legacy of a disfellowshipped apostle who later became one of the greatest global… Continue reading