Curtis Palmer
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March 29, 2013
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100 Years of religious studies for Mormon youth

A good education is an important component of any child’s upbringing. Combine good education with religious studies, and you gain life experiences and spiritual foundations that yield benefits for years to come. Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) have long since believed in and encouraged its members to seek quality education in both secular and religious areas. More than 100 years ago, the church started a seminary program in religious studies for its youth. In 1912, adjacent to Granite High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, Thomas J. Yates assumed the task of organizing and …

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