RFM compares a personal experience he had in 1985 with the way Joseph Smith practiced plural marriage. It’s hard to escape the fact Joseph abused his power. Badly.
Radio Free Mormon was neck-deep in Mormon apologetics during the 1980s. At the apex of his apologetic career, RFM presented a 12-lecture series as an Institute class in the spring of 1989. This is the fifth lecture in that series. Lecture Five deals largely with Joseph Smith’s early involvement in folk magic. This was a […]
After all this back and forth with Dan Peterson, RFM was motivated to take a second look at the circumstances of the 1835 First Vision account. After all, Mr. Peterson, the artful dodger of Mormon Apologetics did say “Is it possible that Elder Joseph Fielding Smith… sat on one or more unpublished First Vision accounts? […]
RFM today tackles the fact that not only was the 1832 account (6 pages) excised by someone within the Church History Department of the LDS Church and stored away for decades but that in fact there are another 16 pages that were also cut out and never returned and missing to this day. Resources: missing […]