Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Capturing the Holy City, Part IV: Zion in Modern Mormonism

At one time the people of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales who joined the Church longed to gather to Zion. They paid a terrible price in dealing with it. Hundreds of them, thousands of them died on that long march from the Missouri River to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. You do not […]

Prisoners for polygamy. President George Q. Cannon in center, sitting.

Capturing the Holy City, Part III: Zion in Transition

In 1933, Elder James E. Talmage stood before the Saints for his last general conference address, speaking on timeliness. As a part of his remarks, he made an interesting statement on the doctrine of the gathering: There is a marked timeliness in the advice and counsel and instructions given to the Latter-day Saints from period […]