revelation, Joseph Smith
We often underestimate both the complexity and continuity of Joseph Smith's revelatory life. His visions rolled, he said, "like an overflowing surge before [his] mind." Now that they have been compartmentalized into different sections, chapters, and books, we tend to compartmentalize them in our minds. Such a practice, however, limits our ability to see how powerful and continuous this "overflowing surge" really was.
Original Publication Citation
Sperry Symposium (37th : 28 : Brigham Young University) â€œOne Continuous Flow: Revelations Surrounding the â€˜New Translation,â€™â€ in The Doctrine and Covenants, Revelations in Context, Andrew Hedges, J. Spencer Fluhman, and Alonzo L. Gaskill, eds. (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and the Religious Studies Center, 28), 4-65.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Muhlestein, Kerry M., "One Continuous Flow: Revelations Surrounding the New Translation" (2008). All Faculty Publications. 883.
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