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”
From actors to authors, 2019 has been a great year of interviews. Here is a breakdown of this year’s most-read interviews.Continue reading “Best interviews of 2019”
Each year, scholars gather at Brigham Young University to give presentations on the life and mission of Jesus Christ. A new book published in partnership with BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book draws from the 2018 and 2019 Easter Conferences. Continue reading “‘The Tragedy and the Triumph’ compiles speeches from BYU Easter Conferences”
A BYU scholar has just completed a translation of the New Testament designed specifically for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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.” He will be publishing research on the Joseph Smith Translation in a 2019 book edited by Mark Ashurst-McGee, Michael MacKay, and Brian Hauglid via University of Utah Press. 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.