Sponsored by BYU Studies—Scholar Thomas Wayment’s latest publication is one of the most influential works of scholarship of the Joseph Smith Translation to date. Learn more about his contribution to Producing Ancient Scripture (University of Utah Press, 2020).Continue reading “Thomas Wayment and the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Producing Ancient Scripture is a landmark volume about Joseph Smith’s translation activities, including the Book of Mormon, the Joseph Smith Translation, and the Book of Abraham. The volume is co-edited by Michael Hubbard MacKay, Mark Ashurst-McGee, and Brian Hauglid.Continue reading “Joseph Smith Translation Q&A with Mark Ashurst-McGee and Michael Hubbard MacKay”
Sponsored by BYU Studies— Join historian Benjamin E. Park as he discusses his latest book, Kingdom of Nauvoo: The Rise and Fall of a Religious Empire on the American Frontier (Liverlight, 2020).Continue reading “Historian tackles politics, polygamy, and Joseph Smith in ‘Kingdom of Navuoo’”
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.
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”