Where did the Book of Mormon take place? Scriptural prophecy settles the debate!

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

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...

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...

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 “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...

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...

An LDS perspective on the dangers of a modern Constitution Convention of ANY type

Scott N. Bradley There is a growing, well-funded, multifaceted movement within the United States to put our wonderful, God-ordained Constitution at risk by calling a...

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

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...

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...

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...