“They must be chastened and tried, even as Abraham”


Driving the Mormons from Jackson County, Missouri (C. C. A. Christensen)


The Interpreter Foundation has just posted its thirty-first (31st) scripture roundtable.  Featuring Craig Foster, Daniel Peterson, and Martin Tanner, this roundtable discussion covers lesson 27 in the 2013 Gospel Doctrine manual:




The main focus is on Doctrine and Covenants 101, 103, and 105, which were received in late 1833 and the first half of 1834 amidst the Missouri persecutions  and the significant experience of “Zion’s camp.”



The Joseph Smith Sr. family in Palmyra
Joseph Smith, trying to teach
A bit of scientific background for understanding the Freddie Gray case in Baltimore
An important voice, even where I quibble or outright disagree