Joseph Smith and the Ancient World- Church History Symposium- Videos

Great information on Joseph Smith and his fascination with the ancient world. This is one of my favorite topics. Be sure to at least watch both Richard Bushman addresses. The video quality is not the best, but some of the content is excellent!

 

The Academic Study of Antiquity in Antebellum America

 

To the Most Learned Men of this Generation: Martin Harris and His Visits East, 1828

 

“Git Them Translated”: Joseph Smith, Ancient Characters, and Translating the Plates

 

Joseph Smith’s Relationships to Hermeticism and Masonry

 

Joseph Smith’s Reading of Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

 

What has Palmyra to do with Jerusalem? Joseph Smith and the Writings of Flavius Josephus

 

Joseph Smith and Early Christian Apocrypha

 

Joseph Smith and the Early Church Fathers

 

Joseph Smith and Native American Artifacts

 

Joseph Smith and the Ruins: Central American Archaeology and Early Views about the Book of Mormon

 

The Prophet, His Contemporaries, and the Ancients: Prophethood and the Past in Comparative Perspective

 

Joseph Smith and the Bible

 

Joseph Smith and the Gospel of John

 

Joseph Smith and 19th c. Biblical Commentaries

 

 

 

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Joseph Smith’s Awareness of Greek & Latin

 

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Joseph Smith & Ancient Egypt

 

Joseph Smith & Egyptian Artifacts

 

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Wentworth Letter,1842