New Joseph Smith Papers volume highlights early published revelations

A new volume aimed at making the formative, 19th century revelations of Mormonism "more accessible than ever before" for both scholars and Church members has been published.

"Revelations and Translations, Volume Two: Published Revelations" is the latest publication in the ambitious Joseph Smith Papers project undertaken by the Church History Department.

Bookstore orders are being filled now for the new, hardbound book that includes photos of each page of the 1833 "Book of Commandments" and of the first edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, published in 1835. Those two early works were fundamental to the doctrinal and administrative development of the church.

Photos and/or transcriptions of several other related documents, including selections from the 1844 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, are included in the new book, which will sell for a suggested retail price of $69.95.

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