10 books for studying Joseph Smith

Are you searching for reliable sources to enrich your study of the Prophet Joseph Smith? Do you feel a desire to become better acquainted with...

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...

Why did Joseph Smith marry women who were already married to...

How could Joseph Smith’s polyandrous marriages be explained? L. Hannah Stoddard and James F. Stoddard III Note: LDS Answers encourages civil, constructive, online discussion examining the important...
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Why are inverted pentagrams on LDS Mormon Temples?

Latter-day saints are often accused of Satanic worship because the Logan, Salt Lake and Nauvoo temples feature inverted pentagrams on the exterior surface.  There...

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...

A Response to the Erroneously Attributed “1910 First Presidency Message”

In response to the recent article, "Why have the Presidents of the Church consistently taught against Darwinism?" a reader suggested that a supposed 1910 First...

Where did the Book of Mormon take place? Scriptural prophecy...

Many proposed Book of Mormon geography theories were originated using a method proposed by Dr. John Sorenson and others who taught that the first...

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

James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard The following includes excerpts from the book, Seer Stone v. Urim & Thummim: Book of Mormon Translation...

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...

Latter-day prophets testify of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s greatness

Currently among Latter-day Saints, there is a great contention about how we should view Joseph Smith.  An increasing number are voicing their feelings that...