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Kent Jackson Interview

“Interpreter is a responsible journal that publishes excellent articles. Their editors and reviewers were terrific to work with, and they did an excellent job.”

— Kent Jackson

Kent Jackson, pioneering scholar of the Joseph Smith Translation and the Book of Moses, lays out some often misunderstood history and claims in this new posting on the BYU Studies sponsored “10 Questions from the Desk of Kurt Manwaring” blog. Among other questions, he argues against the argument that Joseph Smith used Adam Clarke’s commentary in making the Joseph Smith Translation and the false claim that the Prophet committed “plagiarism.”

You can read his article, “Some Notes on Joseph Smith and Adam Clarke,” in Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Faith and Scholarship.

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