NEW! - Issue 52:4
Read Galen Fletcher's work on Ernest Wilkinson's crucial role in founding the BYU Law School in 1970. Then, Craig Harline shows how studying really old history provides us insight about change, including change that people once believed could never happen. Diane Wirth points out depictions of seven tribes in ancient Mesoamerican records that may reflect the seven tribes of the Book of Mormon.
Recent Most Popular Journal - Issue 44:2
Robert Barrett and Susan Easton Black's article on Arnold Friberg, Harry Anderson, Tom Lovell and Ken Riley, who created art for the LDS Church in the 1950s and 60s will help you appreciate art you probably see frequently but may have taken for granted. Barrett, himself a prominent LDS artist, tells why such art is important, and Black, a masterful storyteller, tells the stories behind the four artists who created it.
Gathering as One: The History of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City
Discover the history of the beloved Salt Lake Tabernacle in this new book from BYU Press. Like no other book before it, this beautiful volume tells the story of this striking building through hundreds of photographs. Learn how the Kirtland and Nauvoo Temples were predecessors for the Tabernacle and that, in Utah, Brigham Young wanted to separate the functions of the temple and the meeting hall.
The Revelation of John the Apostle
When we look at the Apostle John's master work we behold a world that strikes us at first as fearfully and mysteriously strange and fantastic. Once these symbols, however, are properly deciphered, they combine to present crucial messages for those living in the last days. These messages were designed by God to lead all, who will read, hear, and do, successfully through these troubled times.
See our collection of articles and books on Joseph Smith. Additionally, see our website which maps the chronology of Joseph Smith's life.
Church History Chart
This chart is available as a poster or a booklet. It presents a comprehensive 210-year timeline that shows church growth, such as the number of temples, number of Book of Mormon translations, and church membership over time along with major historical events, dates and information about each LDS President's administration.
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What is BYU Studies?
The original Mormon Studies journal has been published continually for over 50 years. In this quarterly journal, you will find articles from experts in a variety of disciplines – from Church history and ancient scripture to art, music, and literature.
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Joseph Smith Chronology
This chronology introduces readers to the energetic pace and broad scope of concerns that characterized the daily life of the Prophet Joseph Smith. It lists events that can be tied to specific days or weeks. Each event is briefly summarized in this chronology.
LDSFAQ is a website with over 400 questions about history, doctrine, and beliefs of the LDS church. Concise answers will be provided in a few paragraphs. All answers are supported with references and related questions are linked to one other.
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