August 2018
Jesus Christ and the Book of Mormon via Book of Mormon Central
In the 1830s, Joseph Smith struggled with what should be the name of the church he restored. The church was first called The Church of Christ, which was a bit confusing because many Christian churches used that name. We were then, variously, The Church of Jesus Christ, The Church of the Latter Day Saints, and The Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints. We didn’t get our current name until Jesus...
Richard Lloyd Anderson and the Testimony of Three Witnesses
LDS historian and scholar Richard Lloyd Anderson (1926–2018) passed away late in the night on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the age of 92. Anderson was among the foremost historians of the early Restoration throughout the later half of the 20th century. Anderson’s work covered a broad range of topics , including the early family history of Joseph Smith, the reliability of the First Vision, Joseph...
BMC Fireside flyer
On Sunday, August 26th at 7:00 PM the Hurricane West Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a special fireside by Book of Mormon Central. Researchers David J. Larsen , Jonathon Riley , and Stephen Smoot will present on the topic of “The Book of Mormon and the Ancient Near East.” They will present cutting-edge work on how the Book of Mormon fits in an ancient Near...