Is there evidence for the transfiguration of Brigham Young?

James F. Stoddard IV and Aaron R. Halsell The day is Thursday, August 8, 1844. Six weeks to the day have passed since the martyrdom...

Carbon Dating: How old is it really?

(This is a variation of an article first published in “Chronology & Catastrophism Review” 2013. It also comprises the bulk of Chapter 3 in...

How should Latter-day Saints view Creationism? Should Latter-Day Saints understand the Creation account literally?

Creationism holds that true scientific principles will never contradict correct interpretations of scripture and revelation. READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT JOSEPHSMITHFORUM.ORG. Darwinian Evolution, Creationism and the...

Was Joseph Smith Sr. a weak and failed father? A “Rough Stone Rolling” response

Bradley K. Young Was Joseph Smith Sr. an “unmoored” and “oft-defeated” father who lived a life, “blighted by shame?” This is the picture Richard L....

Was the Prophet Joseph Smith commanded to practice plural marriage?

Note: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not currently practice plural marriage. Please see the revelation on this subject. Margaret J. Stoddard Plural marriage...

Moroni and Pahoran: A Modern Hijacking of a Book of Mormon Message

Spreading lies attached to the character of men like Captain Moroni, George Washington and Joseph Smith not only weaken the influence of righteous heroes...

Is the movie rating system undermining the values in your home?

James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard Our Friend's Tutor Have you ever wondered where movie ratings (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17) come from?   We have...

Is there real evidence Christ visited North America?

You’ve doubtless heard of evidences for Christ in Central and South America. Did you know there are far more evidences for the appearance of...

Lessons learned from the MTC President Sex Abuse Scandal

L. Hannah Stoddard and James F. Stoddard III, Republished from Joseph Smith Foundation Papers. Please read this first: Dealing with real Church history and issues that...

Is the Book of Mormon the answer for apathy among the youth?

Our youth want something to sink their teeth into. They want truth that applies to the “real world.” There I was, 1996 and fresh out...