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Three Degrees of Gospel Understanding

TitleThree Degrees of Gospel Understanding
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsPeterson, Daniel C.
JournalInterpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Type of ArticleEditor's Introduction
KeywordsEarly Church History; Education; Faith Crisis; Gospel; Teaching; Testimony; Understanding

Few fireside talks outlive the week in which they are given. But Professor Stanley Kimball’s remarks, offered one evening long ago in southern California, have stayed with me for nearly three and a half decades. In my view, they offer a key to surviving challenges or even what have come to be called “faith crises” — and, indeed, a key not only to surviving them but to thriving spiritually by having overcome them.