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Book of Abraham Latter-day Saint History

5 Fascinating Facts about the Book of Abraham

The Book of Abraham has a fascinating history. For example, Joseph Smith charged visitors to see four mummies he purchased with the scrolls of Abraham. The topic also raises a number of questions, such as whether the Egyptian manuscripts catalyzed Joseph’s Smith’s revelatory process

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Book of Abraham Latter-day Saint History Scriptures

Let’s Talk About the Book of Abraham with Kerry Muhlestein

Let’s Talk About the Book of Abraham is an easy-to-read summary of the important gospel topic. Egyptologist Kerry Muhlestein looks at its history, discusses the facsimiles, and weighs the limitations of current theories—including his own. Muhlestein also describes the benefits of the Joseph Smith Papers manuscripts and explains how he’s been spiritually uplifted by the doctrines in Abraham’s book.

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Book of Abraham Joseph Smith Latter-day Saint History

New Joseph Smith Papers Book of Abraham Research

The fourth volume of the Joseph Smith Papers “Revelations and Translations” series is a research gold mine for scholars working on issues related to Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham. Robin Jensen, the volume’s co-editor, answers questions about the latest Joseph Smith Papers Volume and explains why it is a landmark publication.

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Book of Abraham Latter-day Saint History

John Gee on the Book of Abraham

The words of Abraham aren’t limited to the Bible. Join Egyptologist John Gee as he discusses Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham