Sponsored by BYU Studies—Historian Richard Bushman shares his latest thoughts on Joseph Smith and the gold plates. He expounds on his essay in Producing Ancient Scripture (University of Utah Press, 2020).Continue reading “Richard Bushman on the Gold Plates”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Scholar 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”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Bruce A. Van Orden is the author of “We’ll Sing and We’ll Shout: The Life and Times of W. W. Phelps,” and an emeritus professor of church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. Continue reading “10 questions with Bruce Van Orden”
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”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—The words of Abraham aren’t limited to the Bible. Join Egyptologist John Gee as he discusses Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham.Continue reading “10 questions with John Gee”