Daily Feature
Article of the Week Commentary on Deconstruction, Abjection, and Meaning in Contemporary Art
Herman du Toit
Kirsti Ringger's article explains some of the roots and expressions of contemporary art, including work that has been exhibited at the BYU Museum of Art, and provides an insightful analysis of the philosophical background that has resulted in artwork that not only lacks essential meaning but also reverberates with obscenities, cynicism, loss of purpose, and nihilism. This article goes a long way in explaining, and to an extent stripping away, the vacuity that infects so much of contemporary art. It also raises a cautionary voice for anyone who would view this art without a suitable scaffolding for placing it in a gospel perspective, particularly when such work is exhibited at the BYU MOA. Ringger maintains . . . Read More
History of the Church Series
April 21, 2014

The Kirtland Temple stands to this day as a physical link with the Church's beginnings—the first of first temples. It became a place of revelation, communion, inspired learning—a place of awe and joy. Today millions . . .

Old Testament Lesson #15
April 18, 2014

This daily feature is an introduction to an article that can be used as a study aid for the featured Old Testament lesson. Look for new study aids each Friday for your gospel doctrine lesson that week. Also, see all of our Old Testament lessons . . .

Additional Features
On April 23, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1834

Kirtland, Ohio. While assembled in council with the brethren, Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 104, a revelation concerning the United Firm and the care of the poor.

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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
Did the nineteenth-century Mormons have a sense of humor?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

View text of the company journal with an entry for every day of the journey here.

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