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The Church in the DR Congo: A Personal Perspective: Part 7, Taking the Gospel to the “Ends of the Earth”

3 months 1 week ago
In a presentation at the 2018 FairMormon Conference,[1] I shared stories of some of the faithful Saints in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa). In this series of presentations, I would like to speak from a more personal perspective, reflecting on the meaning of that experience for Kathleen and me, and pondering some of […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

Let There Be a Famine in the Land

3 months 2 weeks ago
Abstract: The drought recorded in Helaman 11 is probably the only dated, climate-related event in the entire Book of Mormon that could have left a “signature” detectable over 2,000 years after it occurred. Typical methods to detect this kind of event using dendrochronology (the study of tree rings) or sediment cores from lake beds either […]
Jim Hawker

Translating the New Testament for Latter-day Saints

3 months 2 weeks ago
Review of Thomas A. Wayment, trans., The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints: A Study Bible (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2018). $29.99 print. $17.00 digital. 491 pp. In a sermon delivered in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 27, 1871, Brigham Young issued this charge: [If] there is a […]
Stephen O. Smoot

The Church in the DR Congo: A Personal Perspective: Part 6, Building from Centers of Strength — Wagenya

3 months 2 weeks ago
In a presentation at the 2018 FairMormon Conference,[i] I shared stories of some of the faithful Saints in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa). In this series of presentations, I would like to speak from a more personal perspective, reflecting on the meaning of that experience for Kathleen and me, and pondering some of […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
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