When Was Jesus Born?

Christmas is almost here, a wonderful time when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. But when was he really born? For many Latter-day Saints, an answer came from James E. Talmage's book Jesus the Christ. Published in 1915 under the direction of the First Presidency, this book has been a staple of missionaries, Seminaries, … Continue reading When Was Jesus Born?

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Seer Stones and Interpreters

Having lunch with a new friend recently, we chatted briefly about how the Book of Mormon was translated. I thought as a result of that, I would say a few things about Joseph Smith's use of seer stones and interpreters. By now, unless you've been hiding under a rock or living without Internet access for … Continue reading Seer Stones and Interpreters