Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon: Co-Founders of a Movement
Shields argues that if you deny or dismiss Sidney Ridgon’s contributions to the early church, then the scripture canon during this time would need to be reinterpreted.
Pedagogy of Perfection: Joseph Smith’s Perfectionism, How It was Taught in the Early LDS Church, and Its Contemporary Applicability
Richard Sleegers contrasts 19th century Protestant teachings about salvations to what Joseph Smith taught about life after death.
A Documentary Note on a Letter to Joseph Smith. Romance, Death, and Polygamy: The Life and Times of Susan Hough Conrad and Lorenzo Dow Barnes
The history behind a letter that was written by missionary Jedediah Morgan Grant to Joseph Smith, which contained infomation about Susan Hough Conrad and her brief love writings with a missionary who was serving in…
Eight Visions of the First
Shiffler-Olsen turns Joseph Smtih’s first-person First Vision accounts into poetry.
Scared Sacred: How the Horrifying Story of Joseph Smith’s Polygamy Can Help Save Us
Carter correlates the story of Abraham and Isaac with the story of Joseph Smith and polygamy.
“The Perfect Union of Man and Woman”: Reclamation and Collaboration in Joseph Smith’s Theology Making
Givens argues that one of the things that Joseph Smith was trying to restore was teachings taught to Adam and Eve, in particular men and women working together. Givens also highlighted the existence of Heavenly…
The Significance of Joseph Smith’s
In this early article, Allen shows that the First Vision was not well known during Joseph Smith’s lifetime. It became well known after the Prophet’s death, which is when missionaries started to teach about it…
“’I Never Knew a Time When I Did Not Know Joseph Smith”: A Son’s Record Of The Life And Testimony Of Sidney Rigdon
Sometime after Sidney Ridgon passed away, his son wrote a document detailing his father’s life, which he then gave it to the church. The entire document that Sidney Ridgon’s son wrote is contained in this…
The Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri: Translations and Interpretations: The Source of the Book of Abraham Identified
A description of the alleged Egyptain papyri used by Joseph Smith to translate the Book of Abraham.
Joseph Smith as a Student of Hebrew
Zucker describes the efforts that Joseph Smith went through to study Hebrew. Joseph Smith’s personal behavior was apparently not changed, but in other aspects in later years there is evidence that Joseph Smith was using…