Story | Nov 14, 2010
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Story | Nov 4, 2010A study published in the September issue of the Southern Medical Journal, titled "Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal Intercessory Prayer on Auditory and Visual Impairments in Mozambique" involved examining two groups of people — 14 with impaired hearing and 11 with impaired vision — before and after members of a local church prayed for their healing. The subjects reported a small but statistically significant improvement in hearing and vision following the prayers. Critics of the study say it did not account for psychosomatic factors (such as the placebo effect), the pre-existing beliefs of the patients, and the small number of patients studied.
Story | Nov 2, 2010
If the Mormon church has a favorite artist, it may be 19th century Danish painter Carl Heinrich Bloch, whose florid depictions of the life of Jesus Christ are often featured in literature and other promotional material published by the Church...
Story | Jul 5, 2009
Story | Jul 8, 2008 | 10:53 AM
Owners of the massive Deseret Ranch pulled their request to get a portion of their Orange County property rezoned for development. County Commissioner Linda Stewart said the decision was made because "there were too many questions" about the proposal....