A historian connects the $100 billion reportedly at the church's disposal with the rocky start Mormons got in finance in the 1830s.
On July 24, 1847, Mormon leader Brigham Young and 146 followers entered Salt Lake City to escape persecution. This history has implications today.
Forty years ago, the Mormon church reversed restrictions on its members of African-American descent. Today, the church wants to celebrate the value of its diversity.
Star Wars is a carefully crafted religious experience. Just like Game of Thrones and other epic stories between good and evil, these stories prepare us for violence and war.
Joseph Smith, founder of Mormonism, taught that a righteous man could help numerous women and children go to heaven by being 'sealed' in plural marriage. Norms have been revised, but tensions remain.