Author Archives: Mithryn

Why do you stay? (A response to the “Where will you go” talk by Elder Ballard)

Compare and contrast to the “Where will you go” talk by Elder Ballard] [Update 2/8/2017 11 a.m.: I originally said “Elder Holland” but it was Ballard. Regardless I linked to the right talk] My grandfather was nearing the end of … Continue reading

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The Man who wrote the LDS Essay on the Book of Abraham was a fraud?

Well at least the conclusion that the Book of Abraham has “parts of standard funerary texts that were deposited with mummified bodies”. Who wrote the essay?  I’m not sure, it’s unsigned, but what LDS scholar claimed this idea first? To … Continue reading

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Dating Fanny Alger (most likely 1835 – 1836)

DatingFannyAlger Link goes to a PDF.  Research is someone else’s.  Text of research below: Dating the Joseph Smith – Fanny Alger Relationship   Identifying the exact year of the marriage or relationship between Joseph Smith and Fanny Alger is challenging.  … Continue reading

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17 new reasons to doubt in 2017

When the CES letter came out, the apologists complained that the issues brought up were “old issues” and despite their answers to many of the old issues being wrong, untested, or simply insufficient, they expected people to doubt the CES … Continue reading

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If you follow the leaders you could end up “a whore in heaven”

Rachel Ivins was raised by Quakers and she had a fault.  She liked to sing hymns.  This one sin was the gateway to a host of activities that were scandalous in her own eyes. You see Rachel’s family was contacted … Continue reading

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Timeline of the Proclamation on the Family

Credit to /u/KickintheFunk from Reddit

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“The purpose of the church history department, rather than the purpose of church history, this is really the purpose of our department, is to help God’s children make and keep sacred covenants”.

“The purpose of the church history department, rather than the purpose of church history, this is really the purpose of our department, is to help God’s children make and keep sacred covenants”. That’s the church historian, saying that the purpose … Continue reading

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Seminary Lesson 7: Matthew 3 – Organizations need to Repent

Lesson 7: Matthew 3 This lesson is one of the most fascinating lessons ever.  No, I’m serious; I’d put it up on the top list of things that logic students, psychology students, business majors and theologians all should study.   It’s … Continue reading

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If God were a Superhero…

Which superhero would He be most like? Would he be like Batman? Working in mysterious ways, the perfect man, never killing even the guilty, protecting the innocent and always ensuring Justice? Would he be like Spiderman?  Is god the under-dog … Continue reading

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Elder Ballard and Pokemon, continued

I was cut off before I finished my last post on Elder Ballard’s Stake talk, and didn’t get to the Pokemon portion. I posted the talk to Reddit”s pokemon.reddit.com and pokemongo.reddit.com Both places gave interesting responses.  From people who stated … Continue reading

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