News Release

Church Publishes Original Documents of Founder Joseph Smith

This week, the Joseph Smith Papers Project announced the release of the first volume of its Documents series, its eighth published volume overall. The project was created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to make publicly available every document produced by Church founder Joseph Smith or by his scribes. The first volume of the project was published in 2008.

“This new Documents series will publish, in chronological order, all the early historical documents associated with the Restoration of the Church,” said Elder Steven E. Snow, Church historian and recorder. “Together, these texts provide unparalleled insight into the life and prophetic thought of Joseph Smith, one of the most important figures in American religious history.”

Read the full article at the global edition of Mormon Newsroom.

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