Let’s Talk about the Book of Abraham is part of the Let’s Talk About series—small, approachable books on important Latter-day Saint topics, written by trusted, faithful scholars who can thoroughly explain crucial issues in a digestible way. For people who have sincere questions and are seeking answers, this series will provide access to the some of the best thinking in the Church.
Let’s Talk about the Book of Abraham begins with various stories related to the book of Abraham to help readers better understand Abraham’s experience, ancient Egypt, Joseph Smith’s translation of the papyri, and beyond. It then delves into questions about the book of Abraham and explores a variety of issues, assumptions commonly made about them, and possible answers, some of which can be found through the academic process and some which must be left to revelation. This faith-affirming exploration of a challenging topic intentionally offers a variety of viewpoints and possibilities to help readers better understand the issues surrounding this important and unique book of scripture.