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—Thomas Wayment is a professor of Classics at BYU and the author of “The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints.” Wayment has also published on Joseph Smith’s translation of the Bible in Producing Ancient Scripture (University of Utah Press, 2020).Continue reading “10 questions with Thomas Wayment”
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.
Sponsored by BYU Studies—I recently had the privilege to interview Sharalyn Howcroft. She is an archivist and document specialist with the Joseph Smith Papers.
Sponsored by BYU Studies—I recently had the privilege to interview Mark Ashurst McGee, Robin Scott Jensen, and Sharalyn D. Howcroft. They are the editors of “Foundational Texts of Mormonism: Examining Major Early Sources.”