Brent D. Slife
The phrase family values has come to occupy a central role in political and religious discourse in America. Politicians endeavor to associate themselves with this expression, and some religious communities advocate family values as the cure to many of our nation's ills. Many Americans relate these values to a Judeo-Christian tradition, where there is supposedly a clear moral compass for raising children and distinguishing right from wrong. However, . . . Read More
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Ordinary Kentucky man Todd Walker, self-proclaimed "discoverer," "protector," "guardian," and "witness" . . .
The first endowments for the dead in Latter-day Saint history were performed on January 11, 1877 in the St. George Temple. Surprisingly, in the modern temple-building and temple-conscious era, little, if anything, has been said or written about the . . .More
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Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 45, a lengthy revelation concerning the salvation of mankind and the calamities of the last days. He also completed his translation work on the book of Genesis through chapter 24.
Hiram, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 80, a revelation extending a calling to Stephen Burnett and Eden Smith.
Ellicottville, New York. While traveling in the eastern states, Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt, and Freeman Nickerson experienced difficulties finding lodging.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith participated in a meeting held for the purpose of giving blessings to 119 men who had helped build the Kirtland Temple.