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First Vision Study Guide

In his closing remarks during the last session of the October 2019 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson designated “the year 2020 . . . as a bicentennial year” commemorating the restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. “In the springtime

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First Vision

The Importance of the First Vision in Latter-day Saint History

Review of Steven C. Harper, First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins (New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2019). 262 pp. + index. Print: $35.00. Ebook: $14.00. Next year marks the bicentennial of Joseph Smith’s First Vision—the vision that set him on the path to prophethood and the founding of The

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