Sponsored by BYU Studies—What happens when you mix an established global celebrity, a growing worldwide religion, and a mischievous local trickster? This is the tale of Elvis Presley, the Book of Mormon, and a story that wasn’t. Continue reading “Elvis has left the library: Identifying forged annotations in a Book of Mormon”
The month before Joseph Smith was assassinated, he gave a personal tour of Nauvoo, Illinois, to two prominent men of the time: Charles Francis Adams and Josiah Quincy Jr. Continue reading “Encounter with Joseph Smith highlighted in new book, ‘Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family’”
Sponsored by BYU Studies— Ignacio Garcia is the Lemuel Hardison Redd Jr. Professor of Western & Latino History at Brigham Young University and president of the Mormon History Association. Continue reading “10 questions with Ignacio Garcia”
Reading the scriptures can be an incredible experience, but sometimes small things like reading a certain number of verses per day or repeatedly seeing the same layout get in the way. A new book from the Neal A. Maxwell Institute of Religious Studies at BYU hopes to eliminate any obstacles posed by the layout of the text. Continue reading “Maxwell Institute creates a study edition of the Book of Mormon that might change how you read the scriptures”
Susan Easton Black is the co-author of Martin Harris: Uncompromising Witness of the Book of Mormon, and Professor Emerita of Church History and Doctrine at BYU.