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Religious articles -- Folklore

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Beth Ann Howton untitled legend about rebuking through Christ, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.3.1.6.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Beth Ann Howton, who collected information from Marci Andrews. Story recounts how a Mormon girl accepts a ride from a stranger and fends off his assault with miraculous power after invoking the name of Christ.
Dates: Other: undated

Blessed handkerchief / Kathleen Naumann, 1980 February 3

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.35.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kathleen Naumann, who collected information from her grandmother, Florence Nichols Morrell. In the story a prophet blesses a handkerchief to protect a Mormon missionary from disease. After the mission it vanishes.
Dates: Other: 1980 February 3

Bomb threat / Jerry Nelson, 1981 October

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.29.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jerry Nelson, who heard the story from an unnamed male instructor, who in turn ascribed it to an alleged firsthand witness. In the story the First Presidency calls off a bomb threat during a private meeting.
Dates: Other: 1981 October

Bomb threat / Jerry Nelson, 1981 October

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.29.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Jerry Nelson, who collected information from Bob Niederer, who heard it in a sacrament meeting from a high councelor asserted not to be a firsthand witness. In the story the prophet calls off a bomb threat during conference.
Dates: Other: 1981 October

Book of Mormon ties / Laura Buss, 1997 October 1

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Identifier: FA 16 Series 5 Item 5.1.17.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Laura Buss, who collected information from her brother, Glen Buss. He recalls a painting that a Native American identified as portraying a Book of Mormon scene.
Dates: Other: 1997 October 1

Broken radio / Kristen Cook, 1986

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Identifier: FA 2 Item 1.0.16.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Kristen Cook, who heard this story from a female acquaintance three years before recording. In the story a father stays home while his family attends an Mormon Sunday School. He turns on the radio and hears a Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast with a message that strikes home. When his family comes home, he learns the radio is broken. They all join the church.
Dates: Other: 1986

Carma Jensen untitled legend about unholy tongues, 1961 May 13

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.15.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carma Jensen, who collected information from Milo Moody. Story recounts how some women speak in tongues and shake. Elders perceive that it is not divinely inspired.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 13

Carol Beckstead untitled legend about a stranger, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.4.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carol Beckstead. Story recounts how a woman is able to interpret a testimony given in a foreign language by a stranger.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12

Carol Beckstead untitled legend about prophecying in tongues, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.5.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carol Beckstead, who collected information from Freda Jensen. Story recounts how Freda's sick sister attends a meeting and receives a blessing in tongues for her faithfulness.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12

Carol Beckstead untitled legend about the second coming, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 6 Item 1.6.6.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carol Beckstead, who collected information from her religion teacher, Glenn Pearson. From a letter by Doyle Belnap of Logan, Utah, dated May 1955. Story recounts how a woman's testimony abruptly breaks into unintelligibility. A man interprets that some in the congregation will see the Second Coming. He appears uneasy and strained.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12