Firsthand Accounts of the First Vision
Jed Woodworth, Karen Davidson, Mark Ashursh-McGee, and Steven C. Harper discuss Joseph Smith's firsthand accounts of the First Vision.
Reported Accounts of the First Vision
Karen Davidson and Ronald K. Esplin review primary accounts of the First Vision written by Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, Levi Richards, David Nye White, and Alexander Neibaur.
A Character Sketch of Joseph Smith Sr.
Kyle R. Walker, Richard Lloyd Anderson, and Jeffery O. Johnson reveal insights to Joseph Smith Sr.’s character and personality.
Second Great Awakening
Milton V. Backman Jr. and Chad M. Orton speak on the religious excitement Joseph Smith Jr. encountered in his youth.
Donald C. Enders shares information on early Palmyra, New York, providing a backdrop for Smith family history.
A Character Sketch of Joseph Smith's Grandparents: Solomon and Lydia Gates Mack
Richard Lloyd Anderson reviews the history and heritage of Joseph Smith Jr.'s maternal grandparents.
A Character Sketch of Joseph Smith's Grandparents: Asael and Mary Duty Smith
Richard Lloyd Anderson discusses the religious seeking of Joseph Smith Jr.'s paternal grandparents.