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In a Washington Post opinion piece about social mobility in the United States, columnist Fareed Zakaria says “cities with strong families, civic support groups and a community-service orientation do well on social and economic mobility.” He notes that this is “why Salt Lake City — dominated by Mormons — has mobility levels that compare with” countries in northern Europe that “do better at moving poor people up the ladder than the United States does."
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Writing in the Washington Post "On Faith" column this week, Michael Otterson, managing director of Public Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, explained how the Church viewed the Boy Scouts of America decision.
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Describing the excellent work that has come from BYU’s computer-animation program, New York Times Magazine reporter Jon Mooallem points out some of the reasons behind that great work, including the moral lives BYU students seek to lead. One comment toward the end of the article deserves amplification. Morgan Strong, a senior in the program, tells Mooallem that “a really strong message” of Mormonism “is that everyone’s a child of God — that they’re a sacred individual."
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Two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) gave a presentation on the Book of Mormon to the Yale Divinity School in January.
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In a Valentine’s Day commentary on the Washington Post’s “On Faith” forum, Kathryn Skaggs, a Mormon in California, notes that an eternal view of love is the “lens through which Mormons view their most personal relationships.”
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Efforts to dissect, analyze and understand the Mormon faith meet with varied success. Religion — including the cultures, peoples, histories, practices and beliefs that come with it — is complex and multifaceted.
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The connection between seeking truth and increased understanding of others was one of the messages shared Sunday night by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at a worldwide Church Educational System (CES) broadcast.
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