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...

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...

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...

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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LDS scholars encourage new history, new policy, new Church (Defending Utah...

On October 6, 2016, Hannah Stoddard joined Defending Utah (Ben McClintock, Enoch Moore) and Cherilyn Eager on The Liberty Lineup Radio Show (KTALK 630)...

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...
How did Joseph Smith translate the plates from which the Book of Mormon came forth?

How did Joseph Smith translate the plates from which the Book...

Margaret J. Stoddard A New Narrative Progressive LDS historians are trying to change the historical narrative regarding the translation process. They claim: For most of...

Was Joseph Smith Sr. a weak and failed father? A “Rough...

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....

Are horses an anachronism in the Book of Mormon? Have pre-Columbian...

In his Letter to a CES Director, Jeremy Runnells asks why horses are mentioned in the Book of Mormon when, supposedly, no horses existed...