“Fellow Travelers, Brothers and Sisters, Children of God”
by Dieter F. Uchtdorf
In this new article, adapted from an address given in 2015, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles talks about his experience visiting Auschwitz and shares three important lessons “that we must never forget.”
“Legal Insights into the Organization of the Church in 1830”
by David K. Stott
Happy 192nd anniversary to the Church! We know some details about the organization of the Church on April 6, 1830, but not everything. For a history of what we know about the Church’s actions and the legal requirements of religious societies, read “Legal Insights into the Organization of the Church in 1830.”
We mourn as we remember Jesus’s suffering and agony in Gethsemane and on the cross. Yet that sorrow is swallowed up as we rejoice in the joy of his Resurrection. Christ’s victory over death and sin are the greatest expression of divine love this world has ever been given.
“Oliver Cowdery’s Vermont Years and the Origins of Mormonism”
by Larry E. Morris
On April 5, 1829, Oliver Cowdery arrived at Joseph Smith’s home in Harmony, Pennsylvania, and met Joseph for the first time. His assistance to Joseph as scribe and friend was immense. Who was Oliver Cowdery, and what do we know about his life before he met Joseph?
In the latest issue of BYU Studies Quarterly, we remember Harry Reid. Reid achieved the highest rank of any Latter-day Saint in the U.S. Congress while also being praised by his bishop as the best minister in the ward. At his funeral, he was honored by politicians from both sides of the aisle and by President M. Russell Ballard. Read our tribute here.
Our friends at the John A. Widtsoe Foundation are offering another Zoom webcast on Sunday, Apri 10, at 5 pm Pacific Time. The topic is the Ten Commandments, and the guest is Rabbi Ilana Schwartzman. For details:
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BYU Studies Quarterly The Restored Gospel and Good Government The most recent issue of BYU Studies Quarterly explores principles that create good government from a Latter-day Saint perspective. The deep scholarship, ardent…