Tag: Genesis

A Dove and a Serpent

By Tom Kimball Tom Kimball is an English student at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio where he also works as a staff volunteer at the Kirtland Temple.       Set in the heart of the garden was a thorn of sorts. A tree. A slash of red and blue in an ocean of …

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Joseph Smith and the Text of Genesis

Joseph Smith and the Text of Genesis Twice, Joseph Smith completely reworked the opening chapters of Genesis, once in the Book of Moses, and once again in the Book of Abraham. Then, in two discourses delivered in his final months, he again made significant modifications to the first verse of Genesis. This paper compares Joseph’s …

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