Daily Feature

Each weekday, we spotlight content from BYU Studies: articles, reviews, web updates, staff picks, etc. These spotlights are called “Daily Features.” To read the full text for the feature, click the “Read More” link from the front page. You can download the article or other item for free during the week that it is featured.

Article of the Week "Minerva Teichert's 'The Seduction of Corianton'"
August 31, 2015
by Herman du Toit
This daily feature is the introduction to a full article by Herman du Toit which was published in our newest issue, 54:2. To read the full text of this article, follow the link below.

A previously unknown oil sketch by Minerva Teichert (1888–1976), the pioneering LDS woman artist, was recently acquired by an art collector when it came up came up for sale in Salt Lake City. This small painting depicts the temptation of Corianton, who was the son of Alma the Younger in the Book of Mormon; it captures the moment spoken of in Alma's words to his wayward son: "Thou didst do that which was grievous unto me; for though didst forsake the ministry, and did go over into the land of Siron among the . . .
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New Testament Lesson #36
August 28, 2015

In his epistle to the Romans, Paul expounds about how sinners can be reconciled to God. He teaches that we begin to become Saints through first having faith in Jesus Christ. Because of Christ's Atonement, our inevitable . . .

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Book Review
August 27, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full book notice by John M. Murphy. To read the full text of this review, follow the link below.

Although only forty-four pages, Raymond Bial's well-written children's history Nauvoo: Mormon City on the . . .

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Additional Features
On August 31, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1830

Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Noble v. Smith: A transcript from the papers of Justice of the Peace Lane was filed and entered in the Susquehanna Court of Common Pleas.


On this day in 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to brethren in Missouri with a postscript to Hezekiah Peck.


On this day in 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spoke to the Relief Society on triumphing over one's enemies.


On this day in 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith began his move into the new ­Mansion House.


On this day in 1844

Quincy, Illinois. Emma Smith and William Clayton went to Quincy to consult with Justice Miller regarding what should be done about the Lawrence guardianship. He advised that a final accounting and new Guardian needed to be filed and appointed respectively.


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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
What are the main themes of Joseph Smith's translation of the Gospel of Matthew?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

Four Californians gave the Saints a favorable report of the Valley.

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