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Mormon Thoughts

BYU (Brigham Young University) is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often mistakenly called the “Mormon Church.” BYU students take nearly a semester of spiritually uplifting, stimulating religion classes. In this series (see below), students enrolled in scripture study classes have shared their thoughts, insights, and reflections on the Book of Mormon in the form of letters to someone they know. We invite you...

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A Mormon Apostle Speaks to the Harvard Law School

Mormonism 101 is an annual series of lectures presented at Harvard Law School by the school’s Latter-day Saint Student Association.  On March 19, 2012, Mormon Apostle Jeffrey R. Holland spoke to a religiously diverse audience in the historic Langdell Hall.  In the past, speakers have included other prominent members of the Church, including Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Thomas B. Griffiths, a federal...

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Mormon Priesthood – A Chosen Generation

Keith L. Brown is a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and serves as the Ward Mission Leader in the Annapolis, Maryland Ward.   Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints define the priesthood as “the eternal power and authority of God.” Members of the Church undeniably profess that through the priesthood God created and governs the heavens and the earth, and that it is through that power He...

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Do Mormons Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Samantha Murphey is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Woman) and has interned with the New York Daily News My Thanksgiving memories are a blur of ordinary things — family gatherings, fall leaves, cozy fires, parades, touch football, pumpkin pie, turkey and trimmings. Flickers and flurries and fun. My memories are dotted wits.h the classic elementary school holiday crafts — tracings of tiny hands made to...

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Gospel Mormon Beliefs

Gospel Principles – What do Mormons Believe This is a list of principles and Mormon Beliefs that may be of interest to those who want to know more about the Mormon Church. We know that when we humbly seek the truth we can be blessed by finding it and understanding it. We hope that these brief articles will help you gain a better understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as it was restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith, and that you...

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Apostasy

Mormons often speak of the Great Apostasy as the reason why the Lord had to restore His Gospel back to the earth.  Why did Jesus Christ’s Church have to be restored when Christianity has existed since the coming of Christ?  This is an expanded explanation of why the restoration was necessary. Jesus Christ’s ministry was one of preaching and miracles, but it was also one of organization.  Before His sacrifice, and also after His...

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