Monthly Archives: January 2015

Photina, The Samaritan Woman

Photina the Samaritan Woman The Samaritans of Jesus day were a people more despised than a gentile. They were considered a mongrel, mixed race of people, dating back more than seven centuries. Not only was their blood mixed but their … Continue reading

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Quincy: City of Refuge

Quincy: City of Refuge October 27, 1838, Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an executive order decreeing that all Mormons in the State of Missouri must either leave the state or be exterminated. Thousands of State militiamen descended on the … Continue reading

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The Conversion of Brigham Young

The Conversion of Brigham Young They were a typical large New England family–very poor—so poor in fact that the children were not afforded the luxury of an education. The only learning they received came in the form of hard work … Continue reading

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The Mobbing of Joseph Smith

The Mobbing of Joseph Smith March 25, 1832, sometime in the wee hours of morning a mob of angry men crept towards the home of John and Elsa Johnson in Hiram, Ohio. They circled around the house to the summer … Continue reading

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