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Was Baptism for the Dead Practiced Deep Inside the Walls of St. Paul’s Basilica?

There is an email being forwarded around that claims that there is a baptismal font deep inside the Basilica of St. Paul that was used for the purposes of baptism for the dead. Here is the text of the original email: This photo was taken by Kevin Barton, grandson of Keith Barton, a Stake Patriarch, […]

The Text for our Google Hangout Discussion

After some debate, I’ve decided to go forward with Andrew C. Skinner’s book Temple Worship: 20 Truths That Will Bless Your Life for our live Google Hangout this coming Sunday evening, August 5th at 7:30pm.  I think this is a great book, and I hope it will lead us into a great discussion.  We’ll start […]

Google Hangout Temple Discussions Update

After talking with a few people, I have decided that the Temple Prep manual that the Church has published is probably not a good choice to serve as a springboard for our Google Hangout temple discussions, for a number of reasons.  One of those reasons is that we do not want to appear to be […]

Bird’s Eye View of Temple Square (and others)

Google has recently has added photographs from planes to its “satellite” imagery in Google Maps.  What this means is that many cities in the U.S. now have higher resolution pictures from the sky as you zoom in close, and they are typically more realistic looking since they are at a 45 degree angle. Below is […]

New WordPress LDS Scripture Linker Plugin for Bloggers

For some time I’ve been using the excellent LDS Linker WordPress plugin, developed by Joey Day, to automatically link all scripture references on TempleStudy.com directly to the Church’s online scriptures at scriptures.lds.org.  It worked very well, and continues to be one of the most popular WordPress plugins for LDS bloggers to link their scripture references […]

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