J. B. Haws is an associate professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. Before coming to BYU, Haws taught seminary in northern Utah, in Salt Lake and Weber Counties. He attended Weber State University, BYU, and the University of Utah. His PhD from the University of Utah is in American history with an emphasis on twentieth-century Latter-day Saint history. He served a Spanish-speaking mission in Raleigh, North Carolina. His areas of research are twentieth-century Latter-day Saint history and the public perception of Latter-day Saints. He is married to Laura Favero, and they are the parents of four sons.
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Articles/Chapters by: J. B. Haws
- “To Stir Them Up in the Ways of Remembrance”: Lamanites and Memory in the Book of Mormon from RE 6, no. 3 (2005)
- “The Loving Friend of Children, the Prophet Joseph” from RE 3, no. 2 (2002)
- Reconciling Joseph Smith—History 1:10 and 1:18–19 from RE 14, no. 2 (2013)
- Joseph Smith, Emanuel Swedenborg, and Section 76: Importance of the Bible in Latter-day Revelation from The Doctrine and Covenants
- Defenders of the Doctrine of Deification from Prelude to the Restoration: Apostasy to the Restored Church
- Joseph F. Smith’s Encouragement of His Brother, Patriarch John Smith from Joseph F. Smith: Reflections on the Man and His Times
- Why the “Mormon Olympics” Didn’t Happen from An Eye of Faith
- The Lost 116 Pages Story: What We Do Know, What We Don’t Know, and What We Might Know from The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon
- Wilford Wood’s Twentieth-Century Treks East: A Visionary’s Mission to Preserve Historic Sites from Far Away in the West
- Embers and Bonfires: The Richard L. Evans Professorship and Interfaith Work at BYU from Let Us Reason Together