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1 Nephi 8 and 11 Another way to see the Tree of Life

1 Nephi 8 and 11 outline a fight that was happening in the 7th century B.C. regarding how the Israelites viewed God, visions, ascension into heaven, and the temple. In other posts I will write more about this, but for … Continue reading

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How did Josiah change the religion of the Jewish nation?

What did the Deuteronomist reform? How did Josiah’s reign change the religion of the Israelites/The Kingdom of Judah? King Josiah changed the religion of Israel in the mid-seventh century BCE in several significant ways. According to the Old Testament account … Continue reading

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Mother in Heaven

On October 23, 2015, the Church of Jesus Christ published scholarly essays dealing with topics of interest – one of which deals with Mother in Heaven. I am reposting this essay here. It can be viewed on LDS.org here as … Continue reading

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