Mummies in America

Bruce H. Porter     Eleven mummies, found by Lebolo were eventually sent to the United States, four of which were purchased by the church in Kirtland in 1835. The history of the mummies was published in a church publication in December of 1835. It reads: The public mind has been excited of late, by […]

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Traditions of Scholarship that Shape the Foundations of Education and the Nature of the University

Neil J Flinders Introduction This critical essay examines three traditions of scholarship and considers their impact on the foundations of education and the nature of the University. The author’s conclusion is that the evolution of scholarship has formed the foundations for three different patterns of education. One pattern is characterized by science. It is reason based, research centered, […]

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Andersen, H. Verlan

Author Bio First Quorum of the Seventy Verlan Andersen and his wife, Shirley Hoyt Andersen are the parents of 12 children and grandparents of 104 grandchildren. Brother Andersen served a mission to the North Central States. He attended Gila Junior College in Arizona, then BYU. Brother Andersen went on to graduate from Stanford University Law […]

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Lehi’s Voyage Demonstrated: Phoenicia Expedition!

The Phoenicia Ship Expedition has now demonstrated unequivocally that Lehi’s voyage could have left the Arabian Peninsula and sailed around Africa to the America’s rather than attempting to cross the earth’s largest ocean at its widest point, as proposed by Mesoamerican theorists. The History Channel recently released a documentary called Who Really Discovered America? which explores a number of possible incursions […]

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May, Wayne N.

Publisher – Ancient American Magazine, Lecturer, Author Wayne N. May was born and raised in Wisconsin. His wife Kristine is active with Wayne in the archaeological discoveries of the Midwest. Together they publish the quarterly magazine Ancient American which has been in continuous print for 25 years and covers the pre-Columbian Americas. Wayne and Kristine are […]

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Sacred Calendars Q/A

John P. Pratt The following questions were received concerning the two recent articles in Meridian Magazine by Dr. John P. Pratt, “Venus and the Beginning of Mortality” and “Astronomical Witnesses of the Great Flood.” Predicting the Future? Q. If you can calculate the seven sacred calendars backward in time, can you also do it for […]

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Ezra Taft Benson

Author Bio 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ezra Taft Benson (August 4, 1899 – May 30, 1994) was the thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1985 until his death and was United States Secretary of Agriculture for both terms of the presidency of […]

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Science vs. Religion? The Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs

James F. Stoddard III Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs Why science FAQs?  The Joseph Smith Forum Science FAQs contain 40 Frequently Asked Questions which are often asked and widely debated regarding the theories of organic evolution and the age of the earth as they pertain to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Darwinism and Neo-Darwinism are […]

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Meldrum, Rod L.

Author Bio President – The FIRM Foundation Rod L. Meldrum is a researcher, author and national lecturer on the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, its historical efficacy and scriptural and physical evidences. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latter-day prophets and indicates North America as the location where its epic […]

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Joseph Smith Jr. – America’s Greatest Educator?

A Monograph Commemorating His Bicentennial Birthday Neil J Flinders Brigham Young University Joseph Smith Academy Nauvoo, Illinois 2005 Table of Contents Part I Page What is Education? 3 Who was Joseph? What Have Others Said About Him? 4 Part II Joseph Smith as a Minister of Education 7 Part III Authority 8 Part IV Historical […]

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The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ Part I: The Cornerstone Constellations

John P. Pratt The four “cornerstone” constellations, which date back to the Prophet Enoch, correspond to the four faces of the cherubim and the four principal tribes of Israel. Their symbols of the lion, eagle/serpent, man and wild ox (unicorn) are emblazoned on family coats of arms and the banners of nations. But most importantly, […]

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To the Fathers in Israel

President Ezra Taft Benson November 1987 My dear brethren, I am grateful to be here with you in this glorious assembly of the priesthood of God. I pray that the Spirit of the Lord will be with me and with you as I address you on a most vital subject. This evening I would like […]

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Rediscovering the Book of Mormon Remnant Through DNA

Rod L. Meldrum Download the entire book for free! Purchase Book This work is the sum of over four years of nearly continuous research into possible DNA connections between the Native American peoples, and the prophesied “remnant” of the house of Israel as contained in the Book of Mormon. You will find scriptural, historical and […]

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