Sponsored by BYU Studies—The city of Nauvoo is closely associated with the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But the city has been home to different groups over time.
In Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism’s Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo, Scott C. Esplin provides a social history of the Illinois city beginning in 1846. Esplin is a professor of of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University.
Continue reading “10 questions with Scott Esplin”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—RoseAnn Benson is the author of Ministry of Louie B. Felt, First General Primary President (BYU Studies Quarterly, 2019). Continue reading “10 questions with RoseAnn Benson”
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—Quincy Newell is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Hamilton College and the author of Your Sister in the Gospel: The Life of Jane Manning James, a Nineteenth-Century Black Mormon (Oxford, 2019). Continue reading “10 questions with Quincy Newell”
Grant Hardy is the editor of the Maxwell Institute Study Edition of the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Continue reading “10 questions with Grant Hardy”
Robin Jensen is a co-editor for the latest volume of the Joseph Smith Papers, “Revelations and Translations, Vol. 4: Book of Abraham and Related Manuscripts.” In this interview, he answers questions about the new publication and explains why it is a landmark volume. Continue reading “New Joseph Smith Papers volume offers unprecedented access to Book of Abraham materials”