Community of Christ and the First Vision

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Community of Christ and the First Vision
Keith Wilson
May 2022

The Community of Christ, formerly known as the “Reorganized” Church or “RLDS,” is a global restoration faith which traces its origins to the life and ministry of Joseph Smith.  In this episode, Dr. Keith Wilson of BYU Religious Education provides a fascinating historical and doctrinal journey of two different restoration faiths that share the same roots by comparing each church’s respective views of Joseph Smith’s First Vision throughout the years. 

Publications:

“The First Vision and Continuing Revelation,” in Restorations: Scholars in Dialogue from Community of Christ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (forthcoming in press RSC/Deseret Book, 2022).

Click here to see Dr. Keith Wilson present on a comparative analysis of The First Vision

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