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“My Soul Delighteth in the Song of the Heart”: Hymns and Hymnbooks of the Restoration – an exhibit

A new exhibit on the Foundations of the Restoration is on display now in L. Tom Perry Special Collections. The title of the exhibit is “‘My Soul Delighteth in the Song of the Heart’: Hymns and Hymnbooks of the Restoration,” and items on display include a copy of the first LDS hymnbook produced by Emma Smith and William …

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Latter-day Saint Poetry

The Latter-day Saints who joined the LDS Church in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales occasionally included budding poets and lyricists in their numbers. Like many Christian denominations of the 19th century, the Latter-day Saints enjoyed singing and hymns. New hymns and Mormon-themed poems began to emerge immediately after the first conversions and baptisms, though the …

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