A Letter to My Christian Friends

James F. Stoddard III In response to what Mormons believe please permit me to add my thoughts. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes referred to as “Mormons” or “Latter-day Saints”) and my ancestry is through Joseph Smith’s grandfather, Asael Smith and cousins. I have had the priviledge […]

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Christ in North America

The following is a chapter from the book, THIS LAND: Zarahemla and the Nephite Nation Wayne N. May You’ve doubtless heard of evidences for Christ in Central and South America. Did you know there are far more evidences for the appearance of Christ in North America? [captionpix imgsrc=”/research/papers/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/PAGE1_edit1.png” imglink=”/research/papers/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/PAGE1_edit1.png” width=”300″ align=”left” captiontext=”Burrows Cave artifact, southern […]

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Revealed Educational Principles: History & Principles of Latter-day Education

The following is a chapter from the book, Revealed Educational Principles & The Public Schools by Jack Monnett. Chapter 3 – Frontier Education: Money, Teachers, and Books by: Jack Monnett School conditions varied from community to community; however, all shared common interest in a broad curriculum that agreed with LDS doctrine. The Gentile Problem During […]

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The Proper Role of Government

The Honorable Ezra Taft Benson Former Secretary of Agriculture [The Eisenhower Administration – ed.] Published in 1968 The Proper Role of Government Men in the public spotlight constantly are asked to express an opinion on a myriad of government proposals and projects. “What do you think of TVA?” “What is your opinion of Medicare?” How […]

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The Scriptural Basis for the Heartland Model

The Scriptural Basis for the Heartland Model Rod L. Meldrum Many proposed Book of Mormon geography theories were originated using a method proposed by Dr. John Sorenson and others who taught that the first step was to create a hypothetical or “internal” map using the 500+ geography related passages. This has lead to more than […]

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To the Mothers in Zion

President Ezra Taft Benson To the Mothers in Zion 22 February 1987 I rejoice in the opportunity of being with you this evening. I have been touched by the beautiful music and the splendid instructions we have received. There is no theme I would rather speak to than home and family, for they are at […]

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Flinders, Neil J.

Author Bio Author, Emeritus BYU/CES Educator Neil J Flinders is the author of several books, numerous articles, and other writings related to education, leadership, religion, philosophy and human relations. His doctors, masters, and bachelor degrees were earned at Brigham Young University where he was faculty member in the School of Education for nineteen years. Previously, […]

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Anderson, Vicki Jo

Author Bio Author, The Other Eminent Men of Wilford Woodruff Vicki Jo Anderson has dedicated over 10 years of her life researching the great eminent men and women who appeared to Wilford Woodruff in 1877 in the St. George, Utah temple. Vicki graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. degree in Sociology then went […]

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Richards, A. LeGrand

Author Bio A. LeGrand "Buddy" Richards is an associate professor of educational leadership and foundations at Brigham Young University. Richards received a bachelor of science at BYU, his master's of education at Harvard University, and a doctorate in philosophy at BYU. He has published two books, as well as numerous articles in books and academic […]

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Monnett, John D. (Jack)

Author Bio Jack Monnett is a contemporary historian who particularly writes about educational themes as they intertwine with Latter-day Saint history. Jack holds degrees in education from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in the Historical Foundations of Education from the University of Utah. He has taught in the LDS Church Educational System as well […]

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Porter, Bruce H.

Author Bio Middle Eastern Linguistics Scholar, Institute Director/ CES Instructor Bruce H. Porter earned degrees in Ancient Near Eastern Studies with an emphasis in Semitic languages, scripture, the History of Religion and Anthropology. Bruce conducted extensive research for the Religious Studies Center, on the Pearl of Great Price and the Book of Abraham. He has […]

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Daniel’s Prophecy Foretells Date of Crucifixion

John P. Pratt Sir Isaac Newton provided a key to understanding how Daniel prophesied the date of the Crucifixion to the very day. Are there any prophecies in the Old Testament of when the Messiah would be born? There are several prophecies about Jesus Christ in Isaiah and Psalms, which describe many of the things […]

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Wright, Gary T.

Author Bio Author of Standing the Test of Time, Science Proving Scripture Gary T. Wright’s lifelong passion has been to uncover scientific truths that confirm the scriptures and modern day revelation. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, Gary was named the “Outstanding Student Engineer” at the University of Utah. While subsequently working for […]

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A Moral Challenge to the West – A World Wide Battle

The Honorable Ezra Taft Benson Delivered to the International Freedoms Conference. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. October 26, 1979   LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, delegates and guests: You accord me a great honor by extending this invitation to address you at your Third International Freedoms Conference. Although I could not be with you at your first or second conferences […]

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The Improper Role of Government

H. Verlan Andersen Collectivism, The Danger From Within To me, the most basic and important differences which exist between living conditions in one nation and another are largely accounted for by the differences in the laws of those nations and how such laws are executed. I assume that it is the moral, religious, and ethical […]

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