Introducing ‘The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast’

Sponsored by BYU Studies—Latter-day Saints celebrate 1820 as the year in which Joseph Smith first saw and conversed with God the Father and Jesus Christ. To mark the bicentennial of this landmark event, the Joseph Smith Papers Project has released a six-episode podcast, The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast.

Join host Spencer McBride as he introduces the first-ever podcast produced by the Joseph Smith Papers Project.

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New Joseph Smith Papers volume offers unprecedented access to Book of Abraham materials

An image of the book cover of "The Joseph Smith Papers, Revelations and Translations, Vol. 4: Book of Abraham and Related Manuscripts."

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”

‘Saints’ editor discusses new history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is publishing a new official history in four volumes. The first volume, “Saints: The Standard of Truth: 1815-1846” is being released today.

Matt Grow, Director of the Church’s Publications Division and volume editor for “Saints” joins FromtheDesk.org for an exclusive interview.  Continue reading “‘Saints’ editor discusses new history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”