I recently had the privilege to interview Kent Powell. He is a Utah historian and editor of “Nels Anderson’s World War I Diary.” He is also a treasured personal friend.
In conjunction with this anniversary, Dennis B. Horne has graciously provided selections from his recent book, “I Know He Lives,” which includes rare behind-the-scenes accounts of the priesthood revelation by Elder Bruce R. McConkie.
I recently had the privilege to interview Gary Bergera. He is managing director of the Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City, and editor of “Confessions of A Mormon Historian: The Diaries of Leonard J. Arrington, 1971-1999.”
I recently had the privilege to interview Dennis B. Horne.
Horne is the author of several books, including “Bruce R. McConkie: Highlights from his Life and Teachings,” “Called of God by Prophecy,” and “I Know He Lives: How 13 Special Witnesses Came to Know Christ.”
I recently had the privilege to interview Donald G. Godfrey. He is the author of “In Their Footsteps: Mormon Pioneers of Faith.”
SALT LAKE CITY — From the gold plates and the Book of Mormon to the Nauvoo Female Relief Society Leadership and Minute Book to several of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s journals and letters, the collection of 13 essays in “Foundational Texts of Mormonism: Examining Major Early Sources” (Oxford University Press, $74, 448 pages) utilizes insights from the Joseph Smith Papers and a focus on historical context to more fully understand foundational texts of Mormonism.
I recently had the privilege to interview Sharalyn Howcroft. She is an archivist and document specialist with the Joseph Smith Papers.
I recently had the privilege to interview Richard Bushman.
Bushman is a noted historian who authored “Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling,” and is the festschrift honoree of “To Be Learned is Good: Essays on Faith and Scholarship in Honor of Richard Lyman Bushman.”
Laurel Thatcher-Ulrich is a noted historian who teaches at Harvard University and has an essay in To Be Learned is Good: Essays on Faith and Scholarship in Honor of Richard Lyman Bushman (Maxwell Institute, 2018).
Matt Godfrey is the managing historian and general editor of the Joseph Smith Papers.