Don Bradley, is an author and independent historian of American religion specializing in the foundations of the Restoration. He completed a Bachelor’s in History at Brigham Young University and a Master’s in History at Utah State University. Don has performed an internship with the Joseph Smith Papers Project working with the earliest Joseph Smith sources. He was the primary researcher for Brian C. Hales’s Joseph Smith’s Polygamy series. He has published on the translation of the Book of Mormon, plural marriage, Joseph Smith’s “grand fundamental principles of Mormonism,” the Kinderhook plates, early Latter-day Saint understandings of the New Jerusalem, and the Book of Mormon’s “lost 116 pages.” He lives in Springville, Utah.