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#1 DHK

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 03:56 PM

Harvard Hosts Mormon Apostle as Speaker - LDS Newsroom

The best part:

Additionally, Elder Holland spoke about the heightened media attention on the Church.
"I confess I did not believe I would live to see the day that taxi cabs in Times Square would be scurrying about with 'taxi toppers' saying, 'See the Book of Mormon,'" he said. "Of course our quick rejoinder has been, 'Now you have seen the show, read the book.'"


"But make no mistake about it, brothers and sisters; in the months and years ahead, events will require of each member that he or she decide whether or not he or she will follow the First Presidency. Members will find it more difficult to halt longer between two opinions (see 1 Kings 18:21). President Marion G. Romney said, many years ago, that he had "never hesitated to follow the counsel of the Authorities of the Church even though it crossed my social, professional, or political life" (CR, April 1941, p. 123). This is a hard doctrine, but it is a particularly vital doctrine in a society which is becoming more wicked. In short, brothers and sisters, not being ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ includes not being ashamed of the prophets of Jesus Christ." - Neal A. Maxwell, October 10th, 1978.

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#2 Spartan117

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 04:02 PM

Now you have seen the show, read the book.


That's brilliant.

EDIT: Didn't Elder Holland go to Yale, though?

Edited by Spartan117, 30 March 2012 - 04:03 PM.
Afterthought.

Thought I'd try shooting my way out. Mix things up a little.


#3 Gargantuan

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 08:27 PM

He earned his MS and Phd in American Studies at Yale.




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