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...

How can you answer the question, “Are Mormons Christian?”

In response to what Mormons believe please permit me to add my thoughts. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of...

Is “unconditional love” a scriptural doctrine?

The phrase “unconditional love” has become so common in our vocabulary and even in gospel discussions that many are shocked to discover the concept...

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...

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...

“The dominant [Church history] narrative is not true . . .” LDS scholars encourage...

if (location.hash) { location.hash = location.hash.split('?'); } James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard Read this first! Some have been confused regarding the position of LDS...

Joseph Smith Jr. – America’s Greatest Educator?

Joseph Smith Jr., the American prophet, and education are a natural fit. Like a hand in a glove, the two combined become an instrument...

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...

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...

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...