Episode 3: The Smith Family

In this episode, Bryan Buchanan and Lindsay Hansen Park discuss the sisters of Joseph Smith. Joined by historian Christopher C. Smith, this episode explores the lives of members of the Smith family and how Mormonism impacted their stories.

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Additional resources and information about topics discussed in this episode:

The Sword of Laban: Joseph Smith, Jr. and the Dissociated Mind (William D. Morain)—purchase from Benchmark Books http://www.benchmarkbooks.com

“Joseph Smith’s Boyhood Operation: An 1813 Surgical Success” (LeRoy S. Wirthlin) https://byustudies.byu.edu/content/joseph-smiths-boyhood-operation-1813-surgical-success

United by Faith: The Joseph Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith Family (chapters on Sophronia, Katharine and Lucy)—order from Benchmark Bookswww.benchmarkbooks.com

Joseph Smith’s Accounts of the First Vision (Joseph Smith Papers) https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/articles/primary-accounts-of-first-vision

Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling (Richard L. Bushman)—order from Benchmark Books www.benchmarkbooks.com