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May LDS Living Book Club: Explore the life of Emma Smith with historian Jenny Reeder

by LDS Living Staff | April 29, 2021

The life of Emma Hale Smith was complicated. From acting as a scribe for the translation of the Book of Mor...


Realizing ‘the privileges and blessings and gifts of the priesthood’: Emma Smith’s role in the early days of Relief Society

by Jennifer Reeder, excerpted from “First: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith” | April 13, 2021

On June 9, 1842, Joseph visited the Relief Society and spoke again of their purpose: “The Society is ...


‘It was my ladies’: How a Church historian undergoing chemo found comfort in the lives of early Latter-day Saint women

by LDS Living | March 25, 2021 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel, Jenny's life comes to a screeching halt when a trip t...


What I didn’t know: An open letter to Emma Smith

by Morgan Jones | March 12, 2021

Author’s Note: This letter is in large part the result of pondering  First: The Life and Faith o...


What happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's children?

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in  October 2015. Of the many hardships, Joseph Smith ...


9 Things You Didn't Know About Emma Smith

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

In honor of the 175th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, LDS L...


Joseph Smith's Last Letter to Emma +More Important Documents from the Last Month of His Life

by Angela Thompson of the Joseph Smith Papers staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This month, the Joseph Smith Papers Project reached an important milestone on the josephsmithpapers.org web...


Church to Match Proceeds from "Jane and Emma" Opening Night and Donate Them to the NAACP

by Lindsey Miller | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

The groundbreaking movie Jane and Emma will be released in select theaters tomorrow, October 12, 2018. The ...


12 Facts to Know Before You See "Jane and Emma"

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

The new movie highlighting the relationship between black convert Jane Manning James and Emma Smith, wife o...


"Medium": Are Latter-day Saints Having a Public Conversation Everyone Else Should Be Having?

by Medium | Fun Mormon Life

"By putting this piece out there, Mormons are demonstrating a willingness to have an open, uncomfortable co...