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50 min ago | OUPblog

Initiation into America's original megachurch

As a sociologist of religion who specializes in Roman Catholicism, it is easy to feel old-fashioned in the face of so much novelty.


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Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th ...

The fourth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit , Sarah Dash , Rory O'Malley Julia Murney , Erin McKeown and Gabrielle Stravelli .


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Diaper Dash aims to help families in need

A 15-year-old's vision for charity will come to life May 3 with a Diaper Dash 5K in Marana, providing thousands of diapers for those in need in Southern Arizona.


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Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

Texas Department of Public Safety cars idle along a road on the Yearning for Zion Ranch, Thursday, April 17, 2014, near Eldorado, Texas.


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Brandon Sun

Authorities seize Texas ranch belonging to polygamist group, imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Shawn Baxter waits to advise the media at the Yearning for Zion Ranch, Thursday, April 17, 2014, near Eldorado, Texas.


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Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Capt. Stansbury was no average engineer

I would be remiss in my responsibilities if I did not discuss the great man for which Stansbury Park, Stansbury Island and the Stansbury Mountains are named.


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The murder of Joseph Smith

In his nuanced and engrossing tale of the first Mormons' alternating periods of triumph and despair along the original American frontier-on both sides of Huck Finn's antebellum Mississippi River-Beam illuminates not just their history but their nation's.


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Elder Russell Nelson of Quorum of Twelve Apostles to Visit Santa Maria LDS Stake

Elder Russell Nelson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will visit members of the Santa Maria LDS Stake at 908 Sierra Madre Ave. in Santa Maria from 9 to 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, April 20. In addition to being an internationally renowned surgeon and medical researcher, Elder Nelson is listed in Who's ... (more)


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The Oregonian

'The Book of Mormon' national tour brings Hilhi's David Larsen home again as Elder Price...

The chances of David Larsen's fellow Broadway cast members knowing where he's from are slim.


Related Topix: Religion, Theater, The Book of Mormon, Los Angeles, CA, Arts

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Meet the new Mormons: Ben Platt and Nic Rouleau are on a mission in Broadway's biggest musical

Like the stories you've no doubt heard about the wildly popular, box office-busting Broadway show, tickets are one of New York's hottest commodities, and they have been since the record-breaking musical opened just three years ago.


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Salisbury Journal

Betty Blue Eyes come to Playhouse

Betty Blue Eyes is set in 1947 austerity Britain and is about a humble chiropodist, Gilbert Chilvers, played by Haydn Oakley, and his wife Joyce .


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Salt Lake Tribune

Amen! A farewell to the Tribune's print Faith section

Every Saturday morning for more than two decades, The Salt Lake Tribune has played host to a conversation about faith.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn proud to be gay and Mormon

KISS may have been on the cover of the April 10 issue of Rolling Stone, but the most eye-opening headline - at least for those in Utah - was the one on Gene Simmons' right thigh that proclaimed: "Gay, Mormon & Finally Out."


Related Topix: Religion, Pop/Rock, Neon Trees, Gay/Lesbian, Kiss, Sundance Film Festival, Utah County, UT

Deseret News

The Book of Mormon claims No. 1 spot on list of life-changing books

The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from this week.


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The Promise of Easter

We celebrate the new bodily and spiritual life that he offers, an embrace by God here and now and not just something that we await.


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Salt Lake Tribune

Atheist leader: - Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination'

The Salt Lake Tribune) American Atheists President David Silverman speaks to atheists of Utah, ex-Mormons and disaffected, disbelieving Latter-day Saints march around Temple Square after the morning session of the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday April 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Brigham Young University, University of Utah

The Wall Street Journal

Mitt Romney Stars in Ad in Heated Idaho Primary

Mitt Romney is making his first foray into the 2014 campaign airwaves, appearing in a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce television spot touting Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson in an increasingly heated Republican primary .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Religion, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Photo Coverage: OLIVIERS 2014 - Red Carpet Part 1, Arterton, Goodman, Lindsay and More

Catch the stars on the Oliviers red carpet with part one of our photo coverage from Sunday's ceremony! The show was presented by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan, and big winners included The Book of Mormon.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Religion takes to the Internet

SALT LAKE CITY &#8212 Creating digital apps, amping up profiles and making sure members and missionaries are prepared to share their message, religion is going where their congregations gather - online.


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Spanish Springs church vandalized twice in one month

SPANISH SPRINGS, Nev. -- Vandals hit a Spanish Springs church overnight, covering it with graffiti for the second time in two months.


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