The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast

“The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast,” Joseph Smith Papers Podcasts (2021)

“The First Vision,” Joseph Smith Papers Podcasts

The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast

The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast is a six-part miniseries from the Joseph Smith Papers Project that explores the history and legacy of Joseph Smith’s First Vision. Series host Spencer W. McBride interviews historians in a documentary-style podcast about this pivotal event in Latter-day Saint history.

Released in the bicentennial year of Joseph Smith’s vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ, the podcast recreates the world in which Joseph Smith was seeking answers to the pressing questions of his soul. Listeners will be invited to understand the First Vision from the perspective of historians.

Episode 1: “An Unusual Excitement”

Episode 2: “What Is to Be Done?”

Episode 3: “I Retired to the Woods”

Episode 4: “A Pillar of Light”

Episode 5: “It Caused Me Serious Reflection”

Episode 6: “I Had Seen a Vision”