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October 2017 Conference – Tad Callister’s talk

October 2017 Conference – Tad Callister’s talk

On October 1, 2017, Tad Callister, the President of the LDS Sunday School gave an impassioned talk about the Book of Mormon. He attempts to disprove the critics of the Book of Mormon through a series of evidences of the Book. Inasmuch as this blog has spent considerable time bringing up the ample problems with the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, I feel compelled to dispel some of his key points with basic historical context and information. I am…

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Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

Oh How Lovely Was the Morning

The legitimacy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints relies especially upon the reality that Joseph Smith saw God and Jesus Christ in what is referred to as the “First Vision”. In the official Joseph Smith History as recorded in the Pearl of Great Price, Joseph summarizes the activities leading up to this transformative event. His description includes a summary of the religious excitement in upstate New York, his age as being 14 (15th year), his desire to…

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