Articles/Essays – Volume 23, No. 2

“What Has Become of Our Fathers?” Baptism for the Dead at Nauvoo

1990: M. Guy Bishop, “What Has Become of our Fathers?’ Baptism for the Dead at Nauvoo” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 23 No. 2 (1990): 85–97.

Chronicling the history  of baptizing for the dead during the Nauvoo Period, this article introduces the practice from the first baptizers to how it was altered after Joseph Smith’s death.