NEW PERSPECTIVES ON JOSEPH SMITH
25 APRIL 2017
“The conference was ambitious and difficult, but also historic...marking some kind of sea change in our views.” – Richard Bushman, Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus, Columbia University
“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 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 its participants by Dr. Philip Barlow, plus the first session of the conference as presented by Richard Bushman, perhaps the most influential and important Mormon historian of our era.