Tag Archives: Latter-day Saints

A Priesthood Manual for Backward Ten-Year-Olds

I have run into difficulties on the present [Melchizedek priesthood] lesson-manual: the committee wants something for backward ten-year-olds and they have a perfect right to it, only I keep telling them that I am not the guy to do it. Continue reading

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Mormon Times on Nibley’s Friendship with Basketball Legend Kresimir Cosic

The online version of this article, which appeared in print last Thursday, contains video clips from an interview with Cosic in 1983. The interview was conducted by Alex Nibley and Sterling Van Wagenen as they were working on the Hugh Nibley documentary film Faith of an Observer. Continue reading

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Bob Bennett Video on Nibley and Politics: Part 2

The [Mormon] Church does not say, “Well let’s purge Harry Reid.” They say, “Let’s call him up and ask him for something else we need.” And he delivers. Continue reading

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Hugh Nibley’s Muse — Updated

When people start saying, “Well, that’s the world for you, and you can’t do anything about it,” I become full of apprehensions: if we start thinking that we will soon find out we are right. Continue reading

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