Why Did Brigham Young Regulate Slavery Instead of Abolish It in Utah?

This is part 9 of a 9-part series on the topic of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and race relations. See the rest in the category section: http://www.latterdaytimes.com/category/blacks-priesthood/ Two years before the Civil War, the famous journalist, Horace Greeley, asked Brigham Young a few questions about slavery in Utah that was established

Biblical Curses are Not Racist & Latter-day Saints Do Not Need to Apologize

This is part 8 of a 9-part series on the topic of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and race relations. See the rest in the category section: http://www.latterdaytimes.com/category/blacks-priesthood/ When one thinks of the word curse their mind may take them back to a favorite children’s book, fairy tale, or Disney movie. The

A Tale of Two Interpretations

This is part 6 of a 9-part series on the topic of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and race relations. See the rest in the category section: http://www.latterdaytimes.com/category/blacks-priesthood/ At a time when most traveled by foot, horse, or buggy, when the telegraph was the newest tool of communication, and with the advent

The Pope – A man of God, or just another man?

  This week’s historic visit from Pope Francis to the U.S., which included a speech before Congress and a visit to the White House, begs a few questions. Who is the Pope to the American people? To the world? To many, the pope is just another man. What are we to take from this man’s appearance exhorting Americans

A Snapshot of Biblical History – The “Single-Faith System”

Often critics of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will say that “God is too strong for His Church to fall.” In contrast to their feelings, these often well-meaning Bible believers seem to miss the bigger picture that God “failing” is not the case. Man has failed time and time again. This info-graphic