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The Great World of the Spirits of the Dead: Death, the Great War, and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic as Context for Doctrine and Covenants 138

The Great World of the Spirits of the Dead: Death, the Great War, and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic as Context for Doctrine and Covenants 138

Another pandemic, just over 100 years ago, provided the backdrop for the only canonized scripture of the 20th century. D&C 138, perhaps better known as the “Vision of the Redemption of the Dead” explores the nature of the spirit world. Read more about the context in which President Joseph F. Smith received below.