Debunking Rough Stone Rolling’s Treasure Digging Sources with REAL Data (Vidcast)
Come Follow Me Vidcast – Hannah Stoddard with Rod Meldrum
Was Joseph Smith a treasure digger? Did he dabble in magical and occultic practices? In Rough Stone Rolling, Richard Bushman advocated a new progressive interpretation of Joseph Smith, depicting him as being involved in ritual magic and using peep stones to find treasure. What if we fact-checked Bushman’s sources against verifiable and quantifiable data?
New book! Faith Crisis 2: Behind Closed Doors
Come Follow Me Lesson #7 Vidcast Hannah Stoddard joined Rod Meldrum for a vidcast discussion on the Come Follow Me lesson this week, “Upon You My Fellow Servants.” Watch now! Part 1 – “Upon You My Fellow Servants” Part 2 – Faith Crisis by Deception Answers for Faith Crisis Bundle Do you know someone who is struggling […]
Presentations from Book of Mormon Evidence Virtual Expo
During the 20th century, an organized objective to rewrite Latter-day Saint history from within, unbeknownst to the general Church membership, went head to head behind the scenes with traditional leaders of the Church. Meet the main players of this conflict: Leonard Arrington—progressive “Father of New Mormon History,” Ezra Taft Benson—traditionalist defender, and many other advocates […]
Presentation at Word of Wisdom Conference 2020
Presentations from Book of Mormon Evidence Virtual Expo: Ezra Taft Benson & Leonard J. Arrington: Battling Over the New History Is the ‘Miracle of the Gulls’ Story Reliable History? Faith Crisis 2: Behind Closed Doors Latter-day Nephites in Scripture: The Scriptures Say You Are Likely a Nephite! Reliable Primary Sources & the Seer ‘Stone in […]
“Nephites in Europe” Wins 2nd Place – Feature Documentary Films
On February 22, 2020, the Joseph Smith Foundation presented at the Word of Wisdom Conference, featuring speakers from Latter-Day Health, Discovering the Word of Wisdom and others. A recording of the presentation can be seen below.
New DVD release! “Nephites in Europe”
Nephites in Europe won 2nd Place for Feature Documentary Films during the LDS Film Festival 2020 from February 24-29, 2020.
New Book! Seer Stone v. Urim & Thummim: Book of Mormon Translation on Trial
For over a century and a half, we assumed the Nephites struggled to extinction. What if remnants escaped to Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Burma, etc.–to become nations, kindreds, tongues and people? An ancient Icelandic text records a royal family in Northern Europe descending from a prince by the name of Nefi or Nephi. Another Northern […]
Keynote speaker for Called to Learn Conference
Answered in the book: Did Joseph Smith study and master the Nephite language? Did the Prophet tutor some of the early Brethren in ancient Nephite characters? Did Joseph Smith translate the Book of Mormon using a dark seer stone in a hat? Why are progressive historians creating a new history using sources from a man […]
Upcoming presentation at the Book of Mormon Evidence conference! (Sept 16th, 2017)
Hannah Stoddard was invited to give the keynote presentation for the Called to Learn of Christ Curriculum Conference (August 25-September 1, 2018): “Two of Joseph Smith’s Principles for a Successful Education for the Whole Family” Keynote Description: Joseph Smith has been called “America’s greatest educator” and yet the Prophet’s principles for successful education have largely […]
The Joseph Smith Foundation will be presenting at the 20th International Book of Mormon Evidence conference in Sandy, Utah on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. James F. Stoddard III and L. Hannah Stoddard will be speaking on Saturday, at 1:30 pm. View complete conference schedule | Register! Join us as we release new ground-breaking research that is soon to […]