Category: Church History
He only needed a handful to break President Hinckley’s record, and he’s blown past it in less than four years.
President Nelson was the second oldest Church president in history at the time of his call, and few expected he would accomplish much. How wrong we were!
Patriarch Joseph F. Smith II: The Complexities of Family Legacy and Homosexuality in the Early 20th Century
There was once a “Patriarch of the Church,” and his reported homosexuality was less of an issue than you might think.
Church History Library Director Keith Erekson discusses his new book, “Real vs. Rumor: How to Dispel Latter-day Myths.”
In honor of National Women Physicians Day, let’s look back on the importance of women physicians in Latter-day Saint Church history.
The first Church-wide proclamation since “The Family, a Proclamation to the World” celebrates 200 years since the heavens opened once more.
Get ramped up for 2020 by listening to this podcast series focused on the First Vision.
Although known for his comedy, Latter-day Saint Stephen Jones’ new three-part series explaining Joseph Smith and polygamy is serious stuff.
The LDS Church now holds the earliest copies of manuscripts used for the translation and printing of the Book of Mormon.
A new book by Max Perry Mueller explores the history of Mormons’ attempts to find purity in whiteness. But how does that reflect today?
In the wake of racially charged violence and death in Charlottesville, Mormons—and their Church—can and should do more to combat racism.
At the National Museum of American history, a number of precious Mormon artifacts will be on display, courtesy of the Church History Library.
Charles Ellis Johnson was one of the Mormon Church’s more popular temple photographers in the 19th century. He was also a peddler of erotica.
A podcast about the Internet discusses how the interwebs have shaped Mormonism over the past few years.
The Church has gone all-in on a revamped experience at the site of priesthood restoration along the Susquehanna River in northern Pennsylvania.