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NEW PERSPECTIVES ON JOSEPH SMITH
AND TRANSLATION

25 APRIL 2017

“The conference was ambitious and difficult, but also historic…marking some kind of sea change in our views.”  – Richard Bushman

“I came away from the conference exclaiming that it was probably the single most important conference of any description that I had ever attended.” 
– Thomas Rogers, Professor Emeritus at BYU, playwright, and former head of BYU Honors Program.

Faith Matters Foundation sponsored and filmed this one-day event and will be releasing video of each session here over the next ten days. Subscribe to be notified of their release. We begin by sharing an introduction of the conference and it’s participants by Dr. Phillip Barlow, plus the first session of the conference as presented by Richard Bushman, perhaps the most influential and important Mormon historian of our era.

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Why New Perspective is Needed—
Phillip Barlow

 

The Translation Team—
with highlights

History and Context—
Richard Bushman

Critique of "Linguistic Translation”
—Jana Riess & the Team

Seeing the Voice of God—
Samuel Brown & the Team

Translating Translation—
Jared Hickman & the Team

 

Translation in 19th Century—
Terryl Givens & the Team

The Emerging Model—
Rosalynde Welch & the Team

Why it Matters—
Bill Turnbull & the Team