Why Church history isn't something to be afraid of, according to Apostle and historiansWith the historic Nauvoo Illinois Temple as a backdrop, Elder Quentin L. Cook promised young adult Latter-day Saints that studying the history of the Church will deepen their faith and their desire to live the gospel more fully.
What Elder Cook and historians said about polygamy, seer stones and Church transparency during Nauvoo Face to FaceJoined by Church historians Kate Holbrook and Matt Grow in a worldwide “Face to Face” broadcast from Nauvoo, Illinois, Elder Quentin L. Cook answered significant questions from young adults about Church history on Sunday, Sept. 9.
The power of narrative: 'Saints' series brings a whole new perspective to Church history“So many things have been taken out of context and seen as in a minuscule way,” Elder Cook said, “and this now allows a complete picture that we think will bless the lives of the rising generation and our generation."
Relief Society got its start when 2 pioneer women pitched in to help with the Nauvoo temple. Here's how they made a differenceRead an excerpt from the new narrative, four-volume history of the Church titled "Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" about the organization of the Relief Society.
Brush up on your Church history with this new narrativeWhile the new history of the Church, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, tells the story of ordinary men and women, it also “provides new detail and insight into better-known people and events from Church history...
New four-volume history of the Church will be 'transparent, honest and faithful'Readers are now getting their first look at a new, four-volume history of the Church announced last year. "Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" has been serialized this year in Church magazines.