Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave the concluding address about the power of physical evidence in defending the gospel at the Chiasmus Jubilee conference sponsored by Book of Mormon Central and BYU Studies on August 16, 2017. This conference celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. You can watch Elder Holland’s remarks below.
This year marks the 50th anniversary since John W. Welch discovered Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. This discovery has changed the way we forever approach Book of Mormon scholarship. To celebrate this day, we invite you to join us on August 16th, 7:00 – 9;00 p.m. for a Chiasmus Jubilee hosted and organized by BYU Studies and Book of Mormon Central. Continue reading →
A Conference to Explore Joseph Smith’s Translation Process
One key to understanding Mormonism’s prophetic founder, Joseph Smith, is to grapple with his sharply distinctive practice of “translation.” Come take advantage of a unique, day-long conversation by some of Mormon Studies’ leading minds on this challenging issue. Featuring presentations and round-table discussions with Richard Bushman, Terryl Givens, Jared Hickman, Jana Riess, Samuel Brown, and Rosalynde Welch.