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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...

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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Joseph Smith's Fight with His Brother That Left Him Unable to "Sit Down or Rise Up Without Help" and What It Teaches Us About Forgiveness

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Volume 5: October 1835–January 1838  editor Christian Heim...