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Book review: The Polygamous Wives Writing Club

Posted by cherylem on June 10, 2014

Review: The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women
By Paula Kelly Harline
Oxford University Press June 2014

Review by Cheryl McGuire

This review is of a pre-publication copy, without page numbers or numbered footnotes. Therefore quotes from the book do not list page numbers.

In many ways the church Joseph Smith began with a visionary experience in the early 19th century was both a product of its time and something Read the rest of this entry »

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SS OT #24 David, Bathsheba, Psalm 51, etc.

Posted by cherylem on June 27, 2010

Some notes to add to others posted here regarding Old Testament lesson #24:

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Kingship in Israel

Posted by cherylem on June 16, 2010

Continuing with themes of violence in the Old Testament, I thought a handout I made for Sunday’s lesson on 1 Samuel 9-17 was pertinent. It follows here

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Judges

Posted by cherylem on May 16, 2010

Here are my notes for Lesson #19, on Judges

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Joshua

Posted by cherylem on May 9, 2010

It has been quite a while since I’ve posted here, but I wanted to share my notes on Joshua, which I am teaching today:

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D&C Lessons 9 and 10, part 2, HISTORY

Posted by cherylem on March 15, 2009

Here is some brief history of what was going on during the time of Sections 20-26. I’m in a rush (and it’s been a very busy two weeks!), so I may add more commentary later. Will definitely clean up the layout today or tomorrow.

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D&C Lessons 9 and 10

Posted by cherylem on February 25, 2009

As I combined lessons 7 & 8 I will also be combining lessons 9 & 10, taking the full two weeks to teach them.  I’m completing these lesson notes now, using Mack Stirling’s Institute notes and giving some church history during this time period.

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D&C Lessons 7 and 8, complete (more or less)

Posted by cherylem on February 17, 2009

(Before diving into these lessons, I wanted to make sure everyone knew this map was available: http://deseretbook.com/misc/dc_map_lg.pdf)

I am going to teach these lessons as one combined lesson, though I will take the full two weeks to do so.
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D&C Lesson 6

Posted by cherylem on February 2, 2009

For those who are not yet aware, the church website has some excellent resources for church history, including maps and pictures: http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/0,15478,3900-1,00.htm

 

Here are the notes from Mack Stirling’s institute class which included D&C 11. For D&C 6, 8, 9 see Lesson 5. 

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D&C Lesson 5

Posted by cherylem on January 27, 2009

I apologize for not posting notes for last week’s lesson. I didn’t have a lot of time last week; if I can I will eventually post something on Lesson 4.

Here are Jim F’s notes on this lesson. They are excellent: http://timesandseasons.org/index.php/2005/01/sunday-school-lesson-5/

And here, again, are Mack Stirling’s institute notes for D&C 6, 8,  and 9. I’ve interspersed some information from Lyndon Cook’s book on the D&C. I may post more later, but hopefully this will prove useful.

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