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LDS Church Authority and New Plural Marriages, 1890-1904

Dialogue 18.1 (Spring 1985): 9–105
Quinn shares that even with the Manifesto that officially ended plural marriage, plural marriages were still happening in the church between the First and Second Manifestos. Despite church leaders […]

Plural Marriage and Mormon Fundamentalism

Dialogue 31.2 (Summer 1998): 1–68Quinn shares what Mormon Fundamentalists believe. some stereotypes about them, and identfies the different groups.

Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview

Dialogue 8.1 (Spring 1973): 11–68Lester Bush’s landmark article tells the most comprehensive history of the church’s teachings on race and priesthood, destabilizing the idea that it originated with Joseph Smith or had been consistently taught.

Male-Male Intimacy among Nineteenth-century Mormons: A Case Study

[…] his book-length treatment Same-Sex Dynamics in 19th C. America: A Mormon Example, that looked at “intimacy” broadly defined, before the rise of homophobia in the post-WWII period. It is a fascinating study of changing norms and […]

The Locations of Joseph Smith’s Early Treasure Quests

[…] of the Smith family’s belief in folk magic, see D. Michael Quinn, Early Mormonism and the Magic World View (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1887), 27-149. Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 241. According to Quinn’s analysis […]