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Explore the Joseph Smith Papers with this free online conference

by The Church Historian's Press | August 12, 2020 | From the Church

The Church Historian's Press announced that the 2020 Joseph Smith Papers Conference has moved to an online-...


How 2 Men with the Same Name Played Opposite Roles in Joseph Smith's August 1842 Arrest

by Jordan T. Watkins, Contributor | May 14, 2020

On August 8, 1842, Thomas King arrested Joseph Smith. Soon after—perhaps even the same day—Thomas King help...


Tithing Paid in Cows and How Pioneers Performed Plural Marriages: What's Inside the New Joseph Smith Papers Volume

by Lindsey Williams | May 5, 2020 | From the Church

To say the summer of 1842 was a busy season in the life of Joseph Smith would likely be an understatement. ...


An Approachable Joseph: Little-Known Stories That Will Help You Relate to the Prophet

by Emily Abel | From the Church Makes You Think

God once told Joseph Smith that his name would be “had for good and evil” in the world. We often see the fu...


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 web...


Napoleon Bonaparte's Role in the Book of Abraham Discovery + More Fascinating Facts

by Riley Lorimer | Makes You Think Mormon Life

You have certainly seen the facsimiles from the Book of Abraham in your copy of the Pearl of Great Price, b...


Watch: 2-Minute Video Explains How Joseph Smith Received the Book of Abraham Papyri and Mummies +What Happened to Them

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church Historian’s Press recently announced the release of the latest volume of The Joseph Smith Papers...


9 Books to Help You Learn More About Joseph Smith

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

June 27th will mark the 174th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith. In honor of the beloved prophet...


The Joseph Smith Papers: The First 10 Years

by Kurt Manwaring | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Joseph Smith Papers recently published its 17th volume associated with the life and works of Josep...


What Was the Council of Fifty? 5 Things Mormons Need to Know

by LDS Living Staff, adapted from "The Council of Fifty: What the Records Reveal about Mormon History" | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

Historians have long known of the existence of the Council of Fifty and the minutes of its meetings. Until ...