Seeing The Seer With New Eyes: Revisioning Joseph Smith

In the past two decades, groundbreaking views by scholars such as D. Michael Quinn, Harold Bloom, John L. Brooke, Jan Shipps, William D. Morain, Lance S. Owens, G. Benson Whittle, C. Jess Groesbeck, and others, have repositioned Joseph Smith as an intuitive voice working within alternative worldviews or traditions, such as folk magic, hermeticism, creative imagination, literary genius, myth, and vision. This panel explores Joseph’s visionary work as something more than simple fiction

Maxine Hanks, D. Michael Quinn, Lance S. Owens, G. Benson Whittle