Podcasts

FAIR Conference Podcast #77 – Jennifer Ann Mackley, “Discovering Church History: The Wilford Woodruff Papers Project”

Jennifer Ann Mackley, Scott Gordon

This podcast series features past FAIR Conference presentations. This presentation is from our 2021 conference. 

FAIR Voice Episode #27: Wilford Woodruff Papers Part 2

Hanna Seriac, Steven C. Harper, and Jennifer Ann Mackley

Host Hanna Seriac talks to our Executive Editor, Steve Harper, and our Executive Director, Jennifer Mackley, about Wilford Woodruff's life and conversion, the development of temple doctrine, and what we can learn from him about continuing revelation. They end the interview with a discussion of how the Wilford Woodruff Papers Project got started and what the process is to collect, digitize, preserve, and publish Wilford's documents.

FAIR Voice Episode #26: Wilford Woodruff Papers Part 1

Steven C. Harper and Jennifer Ann Mackley

Listen as our Executive Editor, Steve Harper, interviews Jennifer Mackley, our Executive Director and co-founder of the Wilford Woodruff Papers Foundation. Together they discuss Jennifer's interest in Wilford Woodruff, why and how she decided to make this project her life's passion, and why President Woodruff's extensive record keeping gives us such a clear view of the Restoration of the gospel.

LDS Perspectives, Episode #57: The Evolution of Temple Doctrine

Sarah Hatch and Jennifer Ann Mackley

Host Sarah Hatch discusses Jennifer Mackley's book, Wilford Woodruff's Witness: The Development of Temple Doctrine. Jennifer, now our Executive Director and co-founder of the Wilford Woodruff Papers Foundation, explains how her mother introduced her to Wilford Woodruff's vision of the Founding Fathers in the St. George Temple, and how her interest grew from there.

Rational Faiths, Episode 20: Wilford Woodruff's Witness

Geoff Nelson and Jennifer Ann Mackley

Host Geoff Nelson talks with Jennifer Mackley, author of Wilford Woodruff’s Witness: The Development of Temple Doctrine, and now our project's Executive Director, about how she became the leading expert and historian on Wilford Woodruff's life and record. She explains why Wilford's undiluted perspective is so important to Church history, particularly as it relates to the development of temple doctrine and the process of continuing revelation.