“Language of Heaven” essay now published

SSRN hosts the published version of the paper in which I introduce some of the ideas from my current project on Mormon history, a treatment of what sacred translation meant for founder Joseph Smith and his early followers. The print copy is available in the Journal of Mormon History 38:1 (Summer 2012): 51-71.

Banner image is of Mount Mkinwartsveri (Kazbek), with the Church of St. Mary foreground left, image © Samuel Brown 2000