Tag Archives: seer stones

6+ Versions of Translating the Golden Plates

09 November

Today we’re looking at a vitally important piece of Mormon history – the translation process of the so-called golden plates. The other day I got to thinking about all the different stories I’ve read about Smith’s method of translation, and of course I wondered if my mother knows about them. Based on experience when discussing […]

Mormon Dilemma 89

29 October

Seer Stones (Crystal Gazing) Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 1293; “Joseph Smith wrote that in 1823 an angel told him about “two stones in silver bows…fastened to a breastplate…the possession and use of [which] constituted “seers’ in ancient or former times” (JS-H 1:35). Joseph used these and other seer stones that he found in various ways […]