What plausible explanation can we find for the points of contact between Moses in the Pearl of Great Price and the Book of Enoch?
Joseph Smith claimed to have translated the Pearl of Great Price from papyrus in 1851. It includes the Book of Moses in which is found a great deal more about the Prophet Enoch than is found in ...
I understand that polygamy was commonly taught and practiced in the early days of the LDS church by Joseph Smith and others. I'm wondering just how many wives he had and who they were. Also, were ...
Another question asked why Kolob is not mentioned in the New Testament. In fact, the only reference is in the Book of Abraham. Not even the Book of Mormon has any reference to it, as I understand. ...
Islam has a concept that Muhammad is the last prophet of God(Allah). The last message from God was revealed to Muhammad, as they claim. Joseph Smith also received a unique and new revelation from God. ...
Is there any manuscript or historical evidence to support the final 13 verses of Genesis 50 that appear in the Joseph Smith Translation?
The Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible is unique in its listing of 13 verses at the end of the last chapter of Genesis--chapter 50. These verses specifically name Moses, who would be born 400 ...
The LDS/Mormon Church, as I understand it, believes that Joseph Smith, Jr. is a prophet of God who restored the true gospel, which had been lost over the centuries. This, if true, would have been an ...
How many witnesses are there who physically saw and/or touched the golden plates from which the Book of Mormon was reportedly translated?
I understand the Book of Mormon has a list of witnesses. However, I have heard that these witnesses may not have actually ever seen the gold plates that contained the original manuscripts for the ...
According to LDS teaching, Peter, James and John conferred upon Joseph Smith the Melchizedek Priesthood shortly after John the Baptist had conferred upon him the Aaronic Priesthood. The title of the ...
According to LDS teaching on this page, a few weeks after John the Baptist conferred on Joseph Smith the Aaronic Priesthood, Peter, James, and John appeared to Joseph Smith to confer on him the ...
How many different groups are there that base their teachings on the Book of Mormon and/or Joseph Smith?
I am aware of the Latter Day Saints and the Reformed Latter Day Saints, both of which, to my understanding, recognize the Book of Mormon as Scripture and follow the teachings of Joseph Smith. I have ...