Changing Lives

Reactiving Members “If it wasn’t for your book . . . I would have walked away” I will say that if it wasn’t for your book [Faith Crisis Volume 1] and the phenomenal research you have put into this resource as a convert of 13 years to the church I would have walked away. I […]

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Rough Stone Rolling Debunked

Coming in 2021, the long-awaited debunking of one of the most influential factors leading members into a personal faith crisis—the book Rough Stone Rolling. Richard Bushman is now the chief Latter-day Saint evangelist in the development of a new progressive interpretation of Joseph Smith, particularly through his work, Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling. In Rough […]

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Podcast
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June 2018, Answering the “CES Letter”: Polygamy & the Book of Mormon Translation (Hannah Stoddard, Radio) Are you or someone you know experiencing a faith crisis? Are you struggling with LDS Church History? On June 22, 2018, Hannah Stoddard joined Greg Jarrard on Latter-day Radio to discuss the CES Letter, Joseph Smith’s polygamy, the translation […]

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Educational Resources!

Ages The “History of the Age of the Earth: With Emphasis on the Patriarchs, Prophets, and the House of Israel” chart includes extensively documented pedigrees, timelines with key figures and nobility through the dark ages and up through the founding of our nation and the Restoration of the Gospel. Even significant astronomical events are noted. […]

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Ages

History of the Age of the Earth: With Emphasis on the Patriarchs, Prophets, and the House of Israel This new timeline brings together historical and sacred revelations with all the dates for the House of Israel, including documented life spans. In addition to the Biblical record, this timeline includes key figures and nobility through the […]

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Stoddard, L. Hannah

Joseph Smith Foundation director, author, film producer, speaker   L. Hannah Stoddard is the lead author of Faith Crisis, Volume 1: We Were NOT Betrayed!, Seer Stone v. Urim & Thummim: Book of Mormon Translation on Trial, and Faith Crisis, Volume 2: Behind Closed Doors. She is the executive director of the Joseph Smith Foundation, and […]

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