The article "Who Wrote the Book of Mormon? An Analysis of Wordprints" argues evidences for the ancient authors of this book rather than the accusations of critics that Joseph Smith with the help of other local New Yorkers at the time wrote the book together. Just three months before Joseph's death at Carthage he formed what is called the Council of the Fifty. Andrew F. Ehat explains this council's purpose in the article, "'It Seems Like Heaven Began on Earth': Joseph Smith and the Constitution of the Kingdom of God." Continue to read more about lives outside of our own in "Some Thoughts on Higher-Dimensional Realms."