Did Joseph Smith marry a 14-year-old girl?

To many Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith’s sealing to fourteen-year-old Helen Mar Kimball in 1843 is one of the most "troublesome" aspects of early LDS...

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....

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...

“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...

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...

Was Joseph Smith involved in witchcraft, magic and the occult?

James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard . . . the fact that there were superstitions among the people in the days of Joseph Smith...

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...

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 music the cause of your teen’s rebellion?

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT JOSEPHSMITHFORUM.ORG. My story with music begins when I was very young.  This was the age long before CDs or MP3...

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...
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