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Brigham Young Would Break the Mormons’ No-Beard Rule
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

If they were alive today, nearly half the presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — from Brigham Young in the 19th century through George Albert Smith in the 1940s — would be forbidden fr ...

Mormons Quit Church in Mass Resignation
Originally Posted: 07/05/2012 - 10:37am | Type: Blog

A group of about 150 Mormons quit their church in a mass resignation ceremony in Salt Lake City on Saturday in a rare display of defiance ending decades of disagreement for some over issues ranging from polyga ...

Romney Learns How to Talk to Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 05/15/2012 - 12:38pm | Type: Blog

It's no wonder that Mitt Romney won plaudits from evangelical bigwigs for his commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday. It showed he's learned how to talk to them--or at least, learned t ...

Mormonism 101
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 9:25am | Type: Blog

With Mormonism frequently in the news, do you wish you knew more about its beliefs and practices? Cathy Lynn Grossman has a good basic summary, and a comparative chart to Christian denominations. ...