Sponsored by BYU Studies — Don Bradley and Mark Ashurst-McGee recently won the Mormon History Association’s best article award for their analysis of the Kinderhook plates episode in early church history. Both scholars also contributed to Producing Ancient Scripture, a volume detailing Joseph Smith’s translation efforts.Continue reading “10 Questions about the Kinderhook Plates with Mark Ashurst-McGee and Don Bradley”
Sponsored by BYU Studies — Historians Brian and Laura Hales reflect on their years of polygamy research and talk about their latest projects.Continue reading “Polygamy Q&A with Brian and Laura Hales”
Sponsored by BYU Studies — Historian Brittany Chapman Nash is the author of a groundbreaking new book, Let’s Talk About Polygamy (Deseret Book, 2021).Continue reading “Let’s Talk about Polygamy with Brittany Chapman Nash”
Sponsored by BYU Studies — Biographer Kristine Haglund describes the context behind the correspondence of Elder McConkie and Eugene England.
Her new book, Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal, is the second installment in the Introductions to Mormon Thought series (University of Illinois Press, 2021).Continue reading “Bruce R. McConkie and Eugene England”
Sponsored by BYU Studies — Terryl Givens discusses his biography, “Stretching the Heavens: The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism” (University of North Carolina Press, 2021).Continue reading “The Biography of Eugene England”
Sponsored by BYU Studies — Mark Staker is a Master Curator for the Church History Department’s Historic Sites Division and the author of Joseph and Lucy Smith’s Tunbridge Farm: An Archaology and Landscape Study (John Whitmer Historical Association, 2021).Continue reading “10 Questions with Mark Staker”