Setting the Record Straight: Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet (Paperback)
How did Joseph Smith translate the Book of Mormon?
How did those who knew Joseph Smith describe him?
In what ways did Joseph Smith become a choice seer?
This book provides a refreshing way to learn of the life and teachings of the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The question-and-answer approach of this book presents quick access to biographical information and important gospel truths.
Author Susan Easton Black, a professor of Church History and Doctrine and Brigham Young University, tells of Joseph Smith being the "choice seer" whom the Lord raised up to bring forth the word of God. She writes of revelations, translations, covenants, and eternal truths being the continuum of his life's labor.
Joseph Smith, she declares, held "the keys of this Last Dispensation, and will forever hold them, both in time and eternity."
- Published: August 2007
About the Author
Dr. Susan Easton Black joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1978, where she is currently a professor of Church history and doctrine. She is also past associate dean of General Education and Honors and director of Church History in the Religious Studies Center.
The recipient of numerous academic awards, she received the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award in 2000, the highest award given a professor on the BYU Provo campus. Dr. Black has authored, edited, and compiled more than 100 books and 250 articles.