Held along side the bicentennial of Joseph Smith's delivery, this year's Sperry Symposium facilities at the contributions of the Prophet in restoring the gospel of Jesus Christ, restoring scripture, and restoring actual doctrine to the earth within the latter days. This quantity addresses our enlarged knowing of such thoughts as premortal lifestyles, the hot and eternal covenant of marriage, the salvation of little kids, and temple carrier. different themes comprise the Joseph Smith Translation, the calling of the Twelve and the Seventy in 1835, and the ministry of angelic messengers to the Prophet. This booklet will deliver the reader renewed appreciation for the function and effect of the Prophet Joseph.
Contributors contain Milton V. Backman, Jr., Randy L. Bott, Douglas E. Brinley, Richard L. Bushman, Richard O. Cowan, Jill M. Derr, Sherrie turbines Johnson, Carol Cornwall Madsen, Robert J. Matthews, Andrew C. Skinner, Richard E. Turley, Jr., and Mary Jane Woodger.