In 1842 Joseph Smith taught that the first thing created in the universe was a star. Today, science teaches the same thing.
A commandment to be whole.
Whether he knew it or not, Joseph Smith gave us a creation account that matches perfectly with natural history.
Did God drop hints that He used evolution through natural selection to create living things? Let's see what the Book of Abraham has to say.
There are mainstream scientists and biblical literalists... and then there's the Pearl of Great Price.
In order to truly learn about the creation, we need all five accounts. The first four are pretty cool, but the fifth... well, let's just say it rocks.
Did Joseph Smith give us a reason for God to use evolution to create? ... Abraham chapter 3 may have the answer.
God's creativity is endless, beautiful, wonderful, and straight up out of this world... And Joseph Smith said some stuff in 1843 that sounds a heck of a lot like evolution.
An introduction to this blog, and a little about me, its science-and-LDS-enthusiast-amateur author.