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Meet Joseph Paur From Rigoletto the Movie

Joseph Paur is a talented opera singer and actor known for his performances in films such as “Rigoletto,” “17 Miracles,” and “Ephraim’s Rescue.” Latter-day Saint filmmaker T. C. Christensen praises Joe Paur as having “all the qualities I look for in an actor.”

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Easter Sunday was a ‘defining moment’ in my life

I remember listening to hear what guidance President Russell M. Nelson might give in the Sunday morning session of the 2018 April general conference. It didn’t take long before he provided his first piece of prophetic counsel that morning. It was quickly followed by another and another — and another.

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10 Questions with Kurt Bestor

I recently had the privilege to interview Kurt Bestor. He is an Emmy-winning composer especially known for his Christmas music and non-denominational song, “Prayer of the Children.” He is also a composer for the 1993 movie, “Rigoletto.”

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s ‘Tree of Life’ is an unforgettable musical experience

TREE OF LIFE: Sacred Music of Mack Wilberg,” by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, $16.98

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is known around the world for its beautiful renditions of songs both edifying and entertaining. Its latest CD shows the choir performs original music with as much passion and perfection as it does well-established songs.

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Devotional Latter-day Saint History

Meet Biographer Dennis B. Horne

Dennis B. Horne is the author of several books, including a biography of Elder Bruce R. McConkie of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Horne’s writing can also be found on sites such as The Interpreter Foundation, LDS Living, and FAIR.

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What’s New: Jenny Oaks Baker’s ‘The Spirit of God’ Honors Faithful Pioneers

“THE SPIRIT OF GOD: Classic Hymns and Spirituals,” by Jenny Oaks Baker, Shadow Mountain Records, $15.98

Jenny Oaks Baker‘s recent solo album titled “The Spirit of God: Classic Hymns and Spirituals” seeks to honor pioneer legacies of faith.

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Jenny Oaks Baker and the Sound of Music

Jenny Oaks Baker is a Juilliard-trained musician and the daughter of President Dallin H. Oaks. Her musical talents have led to her being known as “America’s violinist.” Jenny Oaks Baker recently released her 14th solo album, “The Spirit of God.”

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Devotional Intellectualism

Daniel Peterson: Meet the Latter-day Saint Apologist

Daniel Peterson is one of today’s most prominent Latter-day Saint apologists. As the President of the Interpreter Foundation, Peterson has overseen publications such as an 800-page volume of Hugh Nibley stories, and a weekly academic journal called Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship. In this interview, the prolific Patheos blogger gives readers a glimpse of his history, explains apologetics, and discusses Krister Stendahl’s concept of “holy envy.” Daniel Peterson also shares a list of some of today’s prominent Latter-day Saint apologists.

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