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Joseph Smith, the seer stone, and a hat

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During a seminary morningside this morning, a stake president relayed the experience of Joseph Smith translating the Book of Mormon through the use of a seer stone and a hat.

It was refreshing to hear a leader of some authority share a part of history that is overlooked and unknown.

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Kim Siever

I just finished my BA degree in drama and French at the University of Lethbridge. It took me 15 years to do it. I start my MA degree in English in September 2013. I have been married 18 years and we have 5 children.

2 thoughts on “Joseph Smith, the seer stone, and a hat”

  1. I remember watching general conference live and hearing a GA (Elder Holland is who I remember) talk about Joseph Smith translate using a hat and a stone, in a session about 2006. I have since looked for the reference in the written reports, and it apparently has been scrubbed.

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