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No One Knows My Editing

Death mask of Joseph Smith plaster mask, Ariah C. Brower and George Cannon, 1844. (Courtesy of Church History Museum, Salt Lake City. Photograph by Alex D. Smith.) R. Devan Jensen Executive Editor at the Religious Studies Center “No man knows my history,” Joseph Smith Jr. said, later adding, “I don’t blame any one for not

RSC Books in Early 2017

Copublished by the RSC and Deseret Book in Early 2017 Mormons in the Piazza: History of the Latter-day Saints in Italy By James A. Toronto, Eric R Dursteler and Michael W. Homer From the day Lorenzo Snow stepped out of a carriage onto Italian soil in 1850 to the day that Thomas S. Monson turned a shovel of Italian soil

Share Light and Truth with the World, Says President Eyring

By Devan Jensen Executive Editor at the Religious Studies Center Share light and truth with the world in order to prepare the way for the Lord’s return, invited President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, speaking to authors and artists at the annual Deseret Book Gala at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake

My Recollections of General Conference

Guest blog by Clyde Williams, professor of ancient scripture at BYU. My recollections of general conference as a young boy take me back to the George Albert Smith Fieldhouse and long lines outside the Tabernacle on Temple Square for the priesthood session. I remember in April 1965 as the aging President David O. McKay attended one

Joseph and Hyrum Smith

Guest blog by Richard E. Bennett, professor of Church history and doctrine. The success of the Protestant Reformation owes everything to the translation and printing of a book. Surely the efforts of such early martyrs as John Wycliffe and of later reformers such as William Tyndale and Martin Luther to print and disseminate the Holy Bible