Day: May 6, 2015

The world’s oldest Ten Commandments will be on exhibit in Jerusalem

The world’s oldest Ten Commandments will be on exhibit in Jerusalem

The oldest compete copy of the Ten Commandments, a 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scroll, will briefly be part of an exhibit at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum, “A Brief History of Humankind.” According to The Guardian: The exhibit includes tools used in an elephant hunt from 1.5m years ago, the oldest known remains of a communal bonfire from […]

Mormons, rabbis among those taking to Baltimore’s streets

Mormons, rabbis among those taking to Baltimore’s streets

People of many faiths have responded with faith to the crisis in Baltimore. Jana Riess blogged for Religion News on Baltimore Mormons’ dedication of a fast for peace and safety in their city, following some criticism that the LDS had not responded enough to recent events: Particularly encouraging: The Facebook post about the stake fast […]

The Reverend Dr. Patrick Malloy leaving General Seminary

The Reverend Dr. Patrick Malloy leaving General Seminary

Update, 1:20 p.m. ET: The Reverend Malloy submitted this comment, posted below, recognizing the challenges of managing information in situations such as this: Some have speculated that the Seminary and, in particular, Dean Dunkle should have published this news before others did.  I assure you that Dean Dunkle would have done just that, but we […]