Revisiting Murder Among the Mormons

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Revisiting Murder Among the Mormons
J.B. Haws
October 2022

Netflix’s 2021 docuseries Murder Among the Mormons reached #2 on the most-viewed list in the week it came out. But how much did the documentary actually get right? In this episode, Professor J. B. Haws gives his perspective as a Church historian, pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of the docuseries as well as the theological implications of the Mark Hoffman murders—and the reason why this story still matters.

Publications:

Murder among the Mormons: Reflections on the Docuseries—and on Its Historical and Theological Implications” (BYU Studies Quarterly, 2022)

Click here to learn more about professor J.B. Haws