Robert Bruce Flanders
ROBERT FLANDERS is chairman of the History Department at Southwest Missouri State University at Springfield. He helped organize and was the first president of the John Whitmer Historical Association—a group which "promotes interest in Latter-day Saint history and culture among those primarily (but not exclusively) of RLDS association."
Writing the Mormon Past
Articles/Essays – Volume 1, No. 3
Dialogue 1.3 (Fall 1966): 47–62
Understanding Mormon history involves appreciating some of the formidable obstacles which confront throse who seek to write it. There is still sensitivity among Mormons to probing that might bring embarrassment to cherished offical views of Latter-day Saint orgins, martyrs, or heroes.
Some Reflections on the Kingdom and the Gathering in Early Mormon History
Articles/Essays – Volume 3, No. 2
Dialogue 9.1 (Spring 1976): 34–42
Historical studies embrace the most extensive, intensive, and well-matured of the scholarly endeavors which have the Restoration as their subject. The paucity of critical writings in the various fields of theology and philosophy is by comparison especially striking.
Dialogue East: Courage: A Journal of History, Thought, and Action
Articles/Essays – Volume 5, No. 3