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Looking Back, Looking Forward: “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine” 45 Years Later

It has been forty-five years since Dialogue published Bush’s essay entitled “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview”2 and forty years since Official Declaration 2 ended the priesthood/temple ban.

Kid Kirby

Morning Ritual

Persephone

Reflections

Brief Notices

A Spiritual Map for Singles: A Singular Life: Perspectives for Single Women ; Carol Clark

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Saints of Song and Speech

Preparation for the Kingdom

In My Father’s House

The New Covenant

The Firegiver

A Standard of Objectivity

The Strength of the Mormon Position

A New Step in Understanding

Guest Artist

The Quest for Religious Authority and the Rise of Mormonism

The Faith of a Psychologist: A Personal Document

The Challenge of Honesty

The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt: Some Literary, Historical, and Critical Reflections

Scholarly Studies of Mormonism in the Twentieth Century

The Possibility of Dialogue: A Personal View

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Editorial Preface

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Drawings

A Survey of Current Literature

Fools of Life

By Study and By Faith

Theology for a New Age

Mormons in the Side Stream

The World and the Prophet

Guilt

Death

Ritual

Creation

Faith

Mormonism and the American Way: A Response

Each Sect the Sect to End All Sects

Taking Mormonism Seriously

Guest Artist

Every Soul Has Its South

In this important artcile in one of the earliest Dialogue issues, Keller says “I went because I was frankly worried: worried that my wife and children should find me slipping after talking intense brotherhood, worried…

Religion and Ultimate Concern: An Encounter with Paul Tillich’s Theology

The Separation of Church and State in Mormon Theory and Practice

Brigham Young, Mary Ann Angel Young and Family

Pasture

Landscape

Portrait of Alfred Lambourne

Mormons and the Visual Arts

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

The Availability of Information Concerning the Mormons

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notices

Short Notices

Religion In Its Social Setting

Mormonism and American Religion

Israelites All

Brigham Young and the American Economy

At Temple Square, Salt Lake City

Advice

The Difference

Joseph

That They Might Not Suffer: The Gift of the Atonement

Anti-Intellectualism in Mormon History: Thoughts on Anti-Intellectualism: A Response

Anti-Intellectualism in Mormon History

The Life of Brigham Young: A Biography Which Will Not Be Written

Federal Authority Versus Polygamic Theocracy: James B. McKean and the Mormons, 1870-1875

During the years of the Utah Territory, outsiders got appointed to the terrority to serve in various positions. For the most part, these Gentiles weren’t sympathetic towards the church, and one of the more famous…

The Metamorphosis of the Kingdom of God: Toward a Reinterpretation of Mormon History

Writing the Mormon Past

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…

The Significance of Joseph Smith’s

In this early article, Allen shows that the First Vision was not well known during Joseph Smith’s lifetime. It became well known after the Prophet’s death, which is when missionaries started to teach about it…

Introduction: The Future of Mormonism

Preface

Early Mormon Churches in Utah: A Photographic Essay

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

A Citizen in Politics

The Historical Joseph

The Church Today

The Legend of Porter Rockwell

From Pioneers to Provincials: Mormonism as seen by Wallace Stegner

“For By Grace Are Ye Saved”

In Defense of the Market Place

The Dichotomy of Art and Religion

Art, Religion and the Market Place

Guest Artist

Free Agency and Freedom — Some Misconceptions

“’I Never Knew a Time When I Did Not Know Joseph Smith”: A Son’s Record Of The Life And Testimony Of Sidney Rigdon

Sometime after Sidney Ridgon passed away, his son wrote a document detailing his father’s life, which he then gave it to the church. The entire document that Sidney Ridgon’s son wrote is contained in this…

Notes and Comments

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Notes and Comments

Short Notices

Short Notices

Tale of a Tell

Confusion, U.S.A.

The “Legend” and the “Case” of Joe Hill

Homestead In Idaho

Villanelle For Our Elder Brother

The Bible, the Church, and Its Scholars

Scholars and Prophets

The Bible in the Church

Art and Belief: A Critique

Art and Belief: A Group Exhibition

Christ Without the Church: The Challenge of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Morality or Empathy? A Mormon in the Theater

The Blasphemy of Indifference

In Opposition to the Two-Party System

Racial Integration and the Church — A Comparative Note

The Founding of the L.D.S. Institutes of Religion

A Survey of Current Literature

Finding Yourself at the Movies

Short Notices

Short Notices

Hymns to the Gods

A Help Meet for Man

Liberals, Conservatives, and Heretics

The Happiness Bird

Toward a Positive Censorship

Controlling Pornography: The Scientific and Moral Issues

Obscenity and the Inspired Constitution: A Dilemma for Mormons

The Coalville Tabernacle: A Photographic Essay

Translating Mormon Thought

Mormon Attitudes Toward the Political Roles of Church Leaders

Peculiar People, Positive Thinkers, and the Prospect of Mormon Literature

On the Conditions Which Precede Revelation

The Schroeder Mormon Collection at the Wisconsin State Historical Library

The Schroeder Mormon Collection at the Wisconsin State Historical Library

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

A Mormon Record

A Cautionary Voice: You and Your Child’s World by Elliott D. Landau

Philosophical Clarification: Eternal Man by Truman G. Madsen

Strange People in a Strange Land: The Far Southwest, 1846-1912: A Territorial History by Howard Roberts Lamar

A Kingdom to Come: Quest for Empire: The Political Kingdom of God and the Council of Fifty in Mormon History

An Ambiguous Heritage: Prophets, Principles and National Survival by Jerrold L. Newquist

Mormonism and the American Dream: The Constitution by a Thread by Richard Vetterli

Convictus or The Navigator’s Confession

Portrait of a Puritan

Moses

The Princess of the Pumpkin

This-Worldly and Other-Worldly Sex: A Response

Three Philosophies of Sex, Plus One

The Death of a Son

The Divorced Latter-day Saint

Why Latter-day Saint Girls Marry Outside the Church

Why Latter-day Saint Girls Marry Outside the Church

Expectations and Fulfillment: Changing Roles in Marriage

Free Agency and Conformity in Family Life

Church Influence Upon the Family

Technological Change and Erosion of the Patriarchal Family

The Mormon Family in the Modern World: Introduction

The Critic in Zion

Brigham H. Roberts: Notes on a Mormon Philosopher-Historian

Ezekiel, Dr. Sperry, and the Stick of Ephraim

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

An Experiment in Mormon Publishing: The Valley of Tomorrow by Gordon T. Allred, Strangers on Earth by Sara and Irene Black

God, Man, and Art: Beginnings by Carol Lynn Pearson

Mormon Lives: Melvin J. Ballard: Crusader for Righteousness (no author given), B.H. Roberts: A Biography by Robert H. Malan

A Small Helping of Mormonism: Mahlzeiten a film directed by Edgar Reitz

What the Church Means to People Like Me

Guest Artists

Guest Artists

New Approaches to Church Executive Leadership: Behavioral Science Perspectives

The Mormon Doctrine of Baptism as Reflected in Early Christian Baptisteries

Tea and Sympathy

The Church in Asia

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

Scenes from the Book of Mormon: “A Day a Night and a Day”: A Three-act Play by Doug Stewart

A Question of Method: Reasoning, Revelation — And You! By James J. Unopulos, Jr.

Problems and Answers: Answers to Book of Mormon Questions by Sidney E. Sperry

Pilgrimage of Awe: The Lord of Experience by Clinton F. Larson

For Our Consummate Passover

Crucifixion in Judea

A Translation of Paul Valery’s “Ebauche D’un Serpent”: Sketch of a Serpent

A Translation of Paul Valery’s “Ebauche D’un Serpent”: Introduction

“Man” and the Telefinalist Trap

The Moral Dimensions of Man: A Scriptural View

A Mormon Concept of Man

The Accommodation of Mormonism and Politico-Economic Reality

Prospects for the Study of the Book of Mormon as a Work of American Literature

Mormon Architecture Today: The Temple as a Symbol

Bergsma argues that, to anybody passing by the temple, even if they are not a member, that the temple stands as a a symbol of our devotion to the faith

Mormon Architecture Today: The Lamps of Mormon Architecture, A Discussion

Morality on the Campus

Profile of a Mormon Student

Some Reflections on the Kingdom and the Gathering in Early Mormon History

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…

A Survey of Current Literature

Learning to Lead: The Church Executive ; The Ten Most Wanted Men

On the Mormon Trail: Mormon Trail form Vermont to Utah by Alma P. Burton, The Travelers’ Guide to Historic Mormon America

Storybook Grandmothers: Mary Fielding Smith

The Divinity in Humanity: You Shall Be As Gods by Erich Fromm

The LDS Church as a Significant Political Reference Group

The LDS Church as a Significant Political Reference Group

The Mormon Congressman and the Line Between Church and State

The Mormon Congressman and the Line Between Church and State

Philosophical, Legal, and Practical Considerations of Collective Bargaining in an Enterprise Society

The Church and Collective Bargaining in American Society

The Search for Truth and Meaning in Mormon History

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RFK at BYU

The Vietnam War Through the Eyes of a Mormon Subculture

The Vietnam War Through the Eyes of a Mormon Subculture

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

A Mirror for Mormon’s: The City of the Saints by Richard F. Burton, edited and with an introduction by Fawn M. Brodie

One Man’s Utah: History of Utah by Wayne Stout

Whose Victory? Fantastic Victory by W. Cleo Skousen

A Translation of the Apparent Source of the Book of Abraham

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Mormons in the Executive Suite

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Art and the Church

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Manhattan Faces

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Mormons as City Planners

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The Challenge of Secularism

Villa Mae

A Time of Transition

A Personal Commitment to Civil Equality

Reflections at Hopkins House

Mormons in the Urban Community

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Mormons in the Secular City: An Introduction

Mormons in the Secular City: An Introduction

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“If Thou Wilt Be Perfect”

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notices

Short Notices

Short Notices

Three Recent Tabernacle Choir Recordings

The Limits of Divine Love: The Church and the Negro by John Lewis Lund

The Unhobbled Mare

A Gallery of Beards: Title & Layout

A Gallery of Beards: Concept

A Gallery of Beards: Title & Layout

A Gallery of Beards: Concept

Black Images and White Images

The Rule of Law and the Dilemma of Minorities

Law and Order — A Two Way Street

The Changing Image of Mormonism

B.H. Roberts as an Historian

Mormons and Psychiatry

Mormons and Psychiatry

Income and Membership Projections for the Church Through the Year 2000

Concern for the Urban Condition

A Survey of Current Literature

The Graduate

A Mormon Play in Broadway: Woman Is My Idea — A Comedy by Don C. Liljenquist

Worship and Architecture: Worship in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Verena Ursenbach Hatch

Are We Still Mormons? Mormonism in the Twentieth Century by James B. Allen and Richard O. Cowan

A Reply to Dr. Bushman

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The First Vision Story Revived

New Light on Mormon Origins from the Palmyra Revival

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In Memory of P.A. Christensen

Middle Buddha

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The Intellectual Tradition of the Latter-day Saints

The Establishment Can Be Saved

The Joseph Smith Papyri

Mormonism and Required Acceptance

A Survey of Current Literature

Sacred or Secret? A Parent’s Handbook for Sexuality Guidance of their Children by Ernest Eberhard, Jr.

Sacred or Secret? A Parent’s Handbook for Sexuality Guidance of their Children by Ernest Eberhard, Jr.

Pilgrim’s Progress: George Romney and the Presidential Campaign of 1968: Romney’s Way: A Man and an Idea by T. George Harris

Review Essay: The Life of the Mind in America, from the Revolution to the Civil War by Perry Miller, The Americans

Ancient America and the Book of Mormon Revisited

Book of Mormon Archaeology: The Myths and the Alternatives

Toward a History of Ancient America

Ouroboros

Lot’s Wife in the Latter Days

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Mormon Dilemma?

For the Children of the Promise

Out of the Best Books

The Church’s Dramatic Literature

Mid-Century Mormon Novels

An Exit From Utah

From Utah Poems: To Elias

The Beam

At Mountain Meadows, Utah

Eve

Adam

The Right Size

Visit to a Cathedral After a Trip Round the World

Hot Weather in Tucson

A Letter from Israel Whiton, 1851

The Redtail Hawk

Literature, Mormon Writers, and the Powers That Be

Virginia Sorensen: A Saving Remnant

Vardis Fisher and the Mormons

Beowulf and Nephi: A Literary View of the Book of Mormon

Little Did She Realize: Writing for the Mormon Market

Literature in the History of the Church: The Importance of Involvement

The Imagination’s New Beginning: Thoughts on Esthetics and Religion

On Words and the Word of God: The Delusions of a Mormon Literature

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: “Spring” and “Winter” in Prague: Some Thoughts on the Human Spirit

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Communists, and Then Communists

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: An Hour with Milovan Djilas — Heroic Yugoslav Intellectual

Short Notices

Short Notices

A Commentary of Stephen G. Taggart’s Mormonism’s Negro Policy: Social and Historical Origins

Lester E Bush wrote in response to Stephen G Taggart’s book which the author tried to show that the Church came from abololonist ideas because the Church was orginially founded in New York, but when…

The Secular Relevance of the Gospel Since Cumorah by Hugh W. Nibley

Boy Diving Through Moss — Poetry

On Haiku Art

The Heart of My Father — Fiction

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: President McKay As a Neighbor

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: On Shaking Hands with David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: The Prophet is Dead

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: Reflections on the Ministry of President David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: “When Spirit Speaks to Spirit”

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: A Man of Love and Personal Concern

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: Tribute to President David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: My Memories of President David O. McKay

Willard Young: The Prophet’s Son at West Point

Spiritual Problems in the Teaching of Modern Literature

Mental Gas — Poetry

Faithful History

Sources Review of Stanley P. Hirshson’s Lion of the Lord

A Mission as a Bad Trip: A Missionary Experience by Lynn Kenneth Packer

God, Man and the Universe by Hyrum L. Andrus

The Lion of the Lord, a biography of Brigham Young by Stanley P. Hirshon

The Restoration Churches: Two Reviews: The Mormon Churches, A Comparison from Within

The Restoration Churches: Two Reviews: The Mormon Churches, A Comparison from Within by Francis W. Holm, Sr.

The Opening Day

Hagiography

Sources of Mormon History in Illinois, 1832-48, and A Bibliographic Note

The Reorganized Church in Illinois, 1852-82: Search for Identity

The Historians and Mormon Nauvoo

The Missouri & Illinois Mormons in Ante Bellum Fiction

The Missouri & Illinois Mormons in Ante Bellum Fiction

The Kingdom of God in Illinois: Politics in Utopia

The Current Restoration of Nauvoo, Illinois

Introduction

A Miscellany for the Sacripants of Relevance

Enchanting Manliness

The Relevance of Literature: A Mormon Viewpoint

A Survey of Current Literature

Corn Grows in Rows

Reflections on The Lion of the Lord: A Biography of Brigham Young by Stanley P. Hirshson

Decapitating the Mormons: Richard Scowcroft’s New Novel: The Ordeal of Dudley Dean by Richard Scowcroft

The Farm Boy and the Angel by Carl Carmer

For Catherine

Adlai Stevenson Died in Palermo

The Conscience of the Village: From “River Saints — Introduction to a Mormon Chronicle”

Discovering a Mormon Writer: David L. Wright 1929-1967: Dave Elegy

Discovering a Mormon Writer: David L. Wright 1929-1967: Introduction

The Conversion of Sidney Rigdon to Mormonism

Art, Beauty & Country Life in Utah

Some Implications of Human Freedom

When Does An Intellectually Impaired Child Become Accountable?

The People: A Mormon Student’s Reaction to the Radical Movement

Cache Valley Landscape: A Photographic Essay

The Transformation of Mormon Theology

Art Cover

My Father’s Six Widows

The Chicano Student Union and Middle Age

Problems of the Mormon Intellectual

Notes from a Mormon Movie-goer

Psychotherapy with Mormon Patients in Utah and California — Impressionistic Observations

Sources of Mormon Americana in Utah

The Church and the Orient: The Church Encounters Asia by Spencer J. Palmer

Another View of the Mormons: The Mormons: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Kathleen Elgin

Dialogue East: Courage: A Journal of History, Thought, and Action

The Manipulation of History: Can We Manipulate the Past? By Fawn Brodie

Marvin S Hill was responding to Fawn Brodie’s lecture at the Hotel Utah in 1970 called “Can We Manipulate the Past?” Her point in giving it was she was claiming that the people in charge…

Upon This Rock

A Name and a Blessing

A Lesson from the Past

The Church in Latin American: Progress and Challenge

A New Look at Repentance: The Gift of Repentance

A New Look at Repentance: The Miracle of Forgiveness

A New Look at Repentance: Some Thoughts on Repentance

A New Look at Repentance: Guilt: A Psychiatrist’s Viewpoint

A New Look at Repentance: Encounter

Wanted: Additional Outlets for Idealism

The Coming of the Manifesto

Godfrey describes the steps leading to Wilford Woodruff issuing the First Manifesto.

Thoughts on Mormon “Neoorthodoxy”

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Thoughts on Mormon “Neoorthodoxy”

A Footnote to the Problem of Dating the First Vision

A Survey of Current Literature

The New English Bible: Three Views: A Literary View

The New English Bible: Three Views: The New Testament

The New English Bible: Three Views: The Old Testament

A Black Mormon Perspective: It’s You and Me Lord! (My Experiences as a Black Mormon) by Alan Gerald Cherry

Dramatic Christianity: The Trial of the Catonsville Nine by Daniel Berrigan

Second South

Divorce

Vietnam

Silence

Sabbath

Are Mormons Christian?

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The Church Abroad

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The Lesson of Coalville

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The Last Days of the Coalville Tabernacle

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A Generation Apart — The Gap and the Church

Imperceptive Hands: Some Recent Mormon Verse

The Principle of the Good Samaritan Considered in a Mormon Political Context

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Far Beyond the Half-Way Covenant

Yesterday the Wardhouse

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The Ultimate Disgrace

Mormons and Infidelity

Carrying Water on Both Shoulders

Maturity For a New Era

A Comment on Joseph Smith’s Account of His First Vision and the 1820 Revival

Ever since people first heard of the First Vision, the events surrounding it has been clouded by controversy. Crawley comments with historical references that help to clarify this controversy

Zion Building: Some Further Suggestions

Another View of the New English Bible

Dale L. Morgan (1914-1971)

A Reply to Critics of the Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy Hypothesis

A Survey of Current Literature

How Lovely Was the Morning

The Loss of Transcendence: Reflections on the Contemporary Religious Crisisa

Joseph Fish: Mormon Pioneer

Free Masonry at Nauvoo

James J. Strang and the Amateur Historian

Courage

In Good Conscience: Mormonism and Conscientious Objection

Winter Solstice

The Comforter

A Comforter

On Second West In Cedar City, Utah: Canticle for the Virgin

Become as a Little Child: A Photographic Essay on Junior Sunday School

Joseph Smith, An American Muhammad? An Essay On the Perils of Historical Analogy

Since around the time as the martyrdom, Joseph Smith has been compared to Muhammad who was the founder of Islam. Green and Goldrup presents evidence for how Islam and the church are different.

The Manifesto Was a Victory!

Thomasson argues that because the church did not give in tohttps://www.dialoguejournal.com/articles/the-manifesto-was-a-victory/ the federal government regarding Renyolds v United States, even though it might not look like it, he believes the Manifesto was a victory.

A University’s Dilemma: B.Y.U. and Blacks

Brian Walton, the BYU student body president in 1969-70 wrote this article to adress race issues head on. During BYU’s 1969-70 academic year, because of the church’s policy of denying blacks the priesthood and temple…

Tolstoy and Mormonism

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A Mormon Mother: An Autobiography by Annie Clark Tanner

Biography of an Indian Latter-day Saint Women: Me and Mine: The Life Story of Helen Sekaquaptewa as told to Louise Udall

Lyrics and Love in Orderville: A review of the music of The Orders is Love by Lex de Azevedo

Fiddlin’ Around in Orderville, or, A Mormon on the Roof: The Order is Love by Carol Lynn Pearson

The Mattress

The Courtship

Snowflake Girl

Triad

My Temple

The Perennial Harlot

Friends

Devotion to Sam

Canyon Country

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Mormon Country Women: With an Introduction by Gordon Thomasson

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Mother’s Day, 1971

Dirt: A Compendium of Household Wisdom

Single Voices: Thoughts on Living Alone

Single Voices: A Candid and Uncensored Interview with a Mormon Career Girl

Single Voices: Journal Jottings

Single Voices: A Letter Home

Somewhere Inbetween

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Belle Spafford: A Sketch

A Survey of Women General Board Members

All Children Are Alike Unto Me

The Mormon Woman and Priesthood Authority: The Other Voice

And Woe Unto Them That Are With Child In Those Days

Having One’s Cake and Eating It Too

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Blessed Damozels: Women in Mormon History

I Married a Family

Full House

Reprise

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The Godfather

Archeology in Nauvoo

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Faith, Folklore, and Folly

Recent Scholarship on New World Archaeology

A Survey of Current Literature

God and Man in History

The Reorganization in the Twentieth Century

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Revolution and Mormonism in Asia: What the Church Might Offer a Changing Society

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Three Myths About Mormons in Latin America

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Mormons in the Third Reich: 1933-1945

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Moderation in All Things: Political and Social Outlooks of Modern Urban Mormons

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Reed Smoot, The L.D.S. Church and Progressive Legislation, 1903-1933

J. Reuben Clark, Jr.: Political Isolationism Revisited

J. Reuben Clark, Jr.: Political Isolationism Revisited

The Twentieth Century: Challenge for Mormon Historians

The Twentieth Century: Challenge for Mormon Historians

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Joseph Fielding Smith: Faithful Historian

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From Someone Who Did Not Know Him Well

The Discomforter: Some Personal Memories of Joseph Fielding Smith

A Tribute to President Joseph Fielding Smith

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Joseph Fielding Smith — The Kindly, Helpful Scholar

A Convert Discovers a Prophet

Joseph Fielding Smith

The Love of a Prophet

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Religion and Morality

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Sweet Home

Wives Take Over

Out of Limbo

The Christian Break

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Going to Conference

The Sterling M. McMurring Papers

A Survey of Current Literature

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Modern Biblical Scholarship: The Cambridge History of the Bible, Vol. 1

Symbolic Jawbone: The Jawbone of an Ass by Glenna Wood

From Gadfly to Watchdog: The First 100 Years: A History of the Salt Lake Tribune by O.N. Malmquist

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Our Uncle Will: Uncle Will Tells His Story by Juanita Brooks

Joe Hill’s Governor: William Spry: Man of Firmness, Governor of Utah by William L. Roper and Leonard J. Arrington

Lives to Inspire: No More Strangers by Connie and Hartman Rector ; Win If You Will by Paul H. Dunn

New Acts of Poetry: Space in the Sage ; What You Feel, I Share ; Speak to Me

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A Prophet’s Goodly Grandparents: Joseph Smith’s New England Heritage by Richard Lloyd Anderson

Sysiphus In the West: Goldenrod by Herbert Harker

An Uncertain Voice in the Wilderness: Sidney Rigdon, Religious Reformer by Mark McKiernon

Cornerstone (Tracting in New Mexico)

John D. Lee Photos

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John D. Lee

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Mormons at the University of Chicago Divinity School: A Personal Reminiscence

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Utah’s Peculiar Death Penalty

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Saints, Cities, and Secularism: Religious Attitudes and Behavior of Modern Urban Mormons

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The Princes of God

For No Dreams

Syllables for a January Thaw

Weight of Glory

Opening Lunch on Getting to the Office

Multiplicity

Fallow

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The Men of Huntsville

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Prophet

My Children on the Beach at Del Mar

I Will Make Thee a Terror To Thyself

Shivaree

The Reaping

These are the Severely Retarded

Ghost Truck

Nellie Unthank

The Year of the Famine

Old Orchard, Hurricane, Utah

Notes from the Artist’s Sketchbook

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On Sexuality

On Women

A Survey of Current Literature

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull: An Ornithologist’s Rod McKuen: Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Women: One Man’s Opinion: Women and the Priesthood by Rodney Turner

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Brodie Revisited: A Reappraisal: No Man Knows My History by Faun Brodie

Brodie Revisited: A Reappraisal: No Man Knows My History by Faun Brodie

Brief Notices

Graduate School: A Personal Odyssey

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The Jimson Hill Branch ; The Jimson Hill Chapel ; Testimony of Sophia Fingren ; (others)

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The Case for a Married Jesus

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Mahonri Young and the Church: A View of Mormonism and Art

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Stress Points in Mormon Family Culture

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On the Mormon Commitment to Education

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Mormonism as an Eddy in American Religious History: A Religious History of the American People by Sydney Ahlstrom

James E. Talmage: A Personal History: The Talmage Story: Life of James E. Talmage by John R. Talmage

Intimate Portraits: The Rummage Sale by Donald Marshall

Theology and Aesthetics: Mormon Arts, Vol. 1 edited by Lorin Wheelwright

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Responses and Perspectives: The Mormon Cross

Responding to Bush, Eugene England compared the story of Abraham which is uncomfortable for him calling it a cross, to the church wide policy of denying anyone who has black ancestry the priesthood and temple…

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Responses and Perspectives: The Best Possible Test

Responding to Bush, Hugh Nibley argues that it is God who chooses who he wants to ordain and who should be denied due to various reasons, hence the scripture “Many are called, but few are…

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Responses and Perspectives: Lester Bush’s Historical Overview: Other Perspectives

Responding to Bush, Thomasson wrote in response to Lester Bush’s Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Review which that article caused him to reflect on what he believes and so it became to be very valuable…

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Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview

Lester 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.

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Mormon Students in Great Britain

Mormons and Blacks: A Response to Hugh Nibley and Eugene England

Cornerstone: Meeting Place of Past and Future

A Review of Recent Scholarship

A Photographic Trip Through Ancient America: Early America and The Book of Mormon: A Photographic Essay of Ancient America

On the Way to Obsession: Surely The Night by Claire Noall

Establishment Bias: To The Glory of God: Mormon Essays in Great Issues edited by Truman G. Madsen and Charles D. Tate, Jr

Opposition in All Things: A State of Siege a film by Constantin Costa-Gavras

Moral Tales for Our Times: Chloe in the Afternoon a film by Eric Rohmer

Establishing the Kingdom Along the Little Colorado: Take Up Your Mission

The Many Phases of Eve: The Joy of Being a Woman ; Alone But Not Lonely

Mary’s Response and Mine

Near an Abandoned Canal Bridge in Southern Utah

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The Buffalo and the Dentist

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The Willows

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Goodbye to Poplarhaven

Mormon Archaeology in the 1970s: A New Decade, A New Approach

Mormons and Archaeology: An Outside View

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Why the Coleville Tabernacle Had to be Razed: Principles Governing Mormon Architecture

Mormon World View and American Culture

The Gospel, Mormonism and American Culture

Index to Volume VIII — 1973

That Their Days May Be Long

Letter to a College Student

A Survey of Current Literature

Joyous Journey: The Joyous Journey of LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen: An Autobiography

A Collage of Mormondom: A Daughter of Zion, by Rodello Hunter

New Essays on Mormon History: The Restoration Movement: Essays in Mormon History

J. Golden Kimball: Apostle and Folk Hero: The Golden Legacy: A Folk History of J. Golden Kimball

Issues in Science and Religion: Issues in Science and Religion, by Ian G. Barbour

Multiply and Replenish: Alternative Perspectives on Population

The Clinic

Hired Man

The Day President Harding Came

November Freeze

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Looking West from Cedar City, Utah

The Structure of Genesis, Chapter 1

Geological Specimen Rejuvenates an Old Controversy

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The Book of Abraham and Pythagorean Astronomy

Dialogues on Science and Religion

Clyde Parker and Brent Miller, “Dialogues on Science and Religion,” Dialogue 8.3/4 (Autumn/Winter 1973): 109 – 126.

Dialogues on Science and Religion

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A Dialogue with Henry Eyring

Edward L. Kimball, “A Dialogue with Henry Eyring,” Dialogue 8.3/4 (Autumn/Winter 1973): 99 – 108.

Treasures In the Heavens: Some Early Christian Insights into the Organizing of Worlds

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Duane E. Jeffrey, “Seers, Savants and Evolution: The Uncomfortable Interface,” Dialogue 8.3/4 (Autumn/Winter 1973): 41 – 73.

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Religion and Science: A Symbiosis

Introduction

The Passing of a Prophet

Harold B. Lee: An Appreciation, Both Historical and Personal

A Prophet is Dead: A Prophet Lives

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Science, Religion and Man

Robert Rees, “Science, Religion, Man,” Dialogue 8.3/4 (Autumn/Winter 1973): 4 – 6.

Among the Mormons

Judah Among the Ephriamites: History of the Jews in Utah and Idaho by Juanita Brooks

On the Precipice: Three Mormon Poets: Barbed Wire: Poetry and Photographs of the West

September the First, 1969

Holy Thursday

To the Desert’s Eye

Zenith Landing

Colors in Idaho

Workings

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Mr. Bojangles

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Three Loyalties in Religion

Phrenology Among the Mormons

Phrenology Among the Mormons

Some Reflections on the New Mormon History

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Riding Herd: A Conversation with Juanita Brooks

Riding Herd: A Conversation with Juanita Brooks

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Among the Mormons

Sisters Under the Skin: Dear Ellen: Two Mormon Women and Their Letters ; S. George Ellsworth

Acting Under Orders: Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View ; Stanlet Milgram

“No Continuing City””: Reading a Local History: Provo: A Story of People in Motion

Counseling the Brethren

The Hosanna Shout in Washington, D.C.

Still-Life Study of an Ancestor

The Mormon Missionaries

Three Portraits of Women from the Old Testament

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Some Thoughts on a Rational Approach to Mormonism

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Nightfall at Far West: Other Drums by Ruth Louise Partridge

Come, Come, Ye Saints: Manchester Mormons: The Journal of William Clayton, 1840-1842

Living Room: A Personal Review/Essay: Population Resources and the Future of Non-Malthusian Perspectives

Jesus and the Gospels in Recent Literature: A Brief Sketch

The Dilemma of Two Worlds: A Personal View

A Little Bit of Heaven

Disorder and Early Joy

Blessing the Chevrolet

Waiting for Lightning

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Spiritual Empiricism

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Sacrament of Terror: Violence in the Poetry of Clinton F. Larsen

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Among the Mormons

Notes on the Margin: Religious Movements in Contemporary America edited by Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone

Close to the Bone: Fresh Meat/Warm Weather by Joyce Eliason

Fatherly Advice: My Dear Son: Letters of Brigham Young to His Sons, edited by Dean C. Jessee

Life Under the Principle: Family Kingdom by Samuel Wooley Taylor

A Hint of an Explanation: The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: an Egyptian Endowment by Hugh Nibley

Review of An Egyptian Endowment by Hugh Nibley, which discusses the papyri that Joseph Smith allegedly used to help translate the Book of Abraham. Hugh Nibley decided to state his case, but allow readers to form their…

Vision of an Older Faith

The Example of Flannery O’Connor

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Digging the Foundation: Making and Reading Mormon Literature

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A Little-Known Defense of Polygamy from the Mormon Press in 1842

Foster points out that in 1842 an unpublished pamphlet was written called “The Peace Maker” that expressed its support for polygamy. It is the first-known defense of polygamy before 1852.

Among the Mormons

One of Ours: A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark by Annie Clark Tanner

One of Ours: A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark by Annie Clark Tanner

A Quality Lacking: Polygamist Wife by Melissa Merrill (as told to Marian Mangum)

The Law Above the Law: Carthage Conspiracy: The Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith

Jensen argues that this book is a mustread for anyone who is interested in ‘Mormon history, philosophy, and the law.’

Grandpa’s Place

Ode to Irrigation

Poor Mother

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Three Foot Shallows Drowner

Apostle Extraordinary: Hugh B. Brown (1883-1975)

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The LDS Hymnal: Views on Foreign Editions: The German Hymnal

The LDS Hymnal: Views on Foreign Editions: The Japanese Hymnal

The LDS Hymnal: Views on Foreign Editions: The French Hymnal

The LDS Hymnal: Views on Foreign Editions: The Spanish Hymnal

Our LDS Hymn Texts: A Look at the Past, Some Thoughts for the Future

The Birth of Mormon Hymnody

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The Role of Music in the Reorganized Church

Choral Music in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Come Into His Presence with Singing

Thoughts on Music and Worship

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The Possibilities of Worship

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Sex Education Materials for Latter-day Saints

Greg

The Grammarian Blows Her Mind

You Kept Me From Falling

Chant for Growing Older

Solus

An active church member shares his struggles of being in the church while being gay.“Solus,” S-O-L-US-, latin for alone, by an anonymous gay may in the Fall 1976 issue is the first entry on this…

Mormon Elders’ Wafers: Images on Mormon Virility in Patent Medicine Ads

Shall the Youth of Zion Falter? Mormon Youth and Sex: A Two-City Comparison

Mormon Sex Standards on College Campuses, or Deal Us Out of the Sexual Revolution!

Mormon Sexuality in Cross-cultural Perspective

Needed: An LDS Philosophy of Sex

Mormon Sexuality and American Culture

Birth Control Among the Mormons: Introduction to an Insistent Question

The extensive national attention had a demonstrable impact in Utah. In 1876 the territory’s first anti-abortion law was enacted, carrying a penalty of two to ten years for performing an abortion; a woman convicted of…

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Some Thoughts on Public Relations

Man’s Search for Happiness, Indian Style: Indian produced and directed by Keith Merrill

Photography as History: Through Camera Eyes, Nelson B. Wadsworth

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The Photograph

Mormonism in the Nineteen-Seventies: The Popular Perception

Mormonism in the Nineteen-Seventies: The Popular Perception

Illustrated Periodical Images of Mormons, 1850-1860

My Fifty Years in Journalism

From Antagonism to Acceptance: Mormons and the Silver Screen

Nostrums in the Newsroom

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The Church as Broadcaster

The Church as Media Proprietor

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Canyon Eden: Never Past the Gate by Emma Lou Thayne

An Anthology That Sings: 22 Young Mormon Writers, Neal E. Labert and Richard H. Cracroft, eds.

“And It Came To Pass” “: The Book of Mormon RLDS 1966 edition”

Most Latter-day Saints probably would be surprised to learn the Book of Mormon is available in modern English and has been for over a decade. More recently the 1966 RLDS “reader’s edition” has been republished…

Taking Them Seriously: Mormon Sisters: Women in Early Utah, Claudia L. Bushman, ed.

Artful Analysis of Mormonism: The Story of the Latter-day Saints by James B. Allen and Glen Leonard

Equality and Plain Living: Building the City of God, Community and Cooperation Among the Mormons

Warning: Labels Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

MacMurray cautioned against people labelling themselves or others “homosexuals.” He argued that it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy and that it was an impediment to a cure.

Speaking in Church

Bird Island

Among the Mormons

Poem for an Infant Son

Elizabeth the Fijian

Koosharem, Utah — 1914

Caridad

Passive Aggression and the Believer

The Liberal Institute: A Case Study in National Assimilation

The Enigma of Solomon Spalding

The Enigma of Solomon Spalding

The Spalding Theory Then and Now

The “Brass Plates” and Biblical Scholarship

Textual Variants in Book of Mormon Manuscripts

Militant Mormon

It Bears the Arrington Hallmark

Timing, Context and Charisma

The Hill Version of the Prophet’s Life

Provoans

Gambit in the Throbs of a Ten-Year-Old Swamp: Confessions of a Dialogue Intern

The Rise and Fall of Courage, an Independent RLDS Journal

Although Courage struck a responsive chord in quite a few hearts, its readers did not support it to the extent the editors had expected. Appealing only to a minority in a small church, and without either sufficient…

Windmill Jousting and Other Madness: Century 2

Windmill Jousting and Other Madness: Century 2

New Messenger and Advocate

Sunstone

A Wider Sisterhood

BYU Studies, How She Is

Gospel by the Month

Grandmother

God’s Plenty

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Church and Politics at the IWY Conference

During the spring of 1977, Utah’s two major newspapers began their coverage of what was to become one of the hottest political controversies of the year: the Utah Women’s Conference authorized by the National Commission…

Thomas F. O’Dea on the Mormons: Retrospect and Assessment

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Everything that Glitters: Betrayed by F. Scott Fitzgerald by Ron Carlson

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We Are What We Remember: Frost in the Orchard by Donald Marshall

A Vibrant, Vertical Town: Upstairs to a Mine by Violet Boyce and Mabel Harmer

A Tractable Tract: Elders and Sisters by Gladys Clark Farmer

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Mormonism and Labor: Deseret’s Sons of Toil, A History of the Worker Movements of Territorial Utah, 1852-1896

A Clash of Interests: Interior Department and the Mountain West 1863-96, by Thomas G. Alexander

Exploring the Mormon Past: Guide to Mormon Diaries and Autobiographies, edited by Davis Bitton

Zeal Without Knowledge

A Survey of Current Literature

A Trapper Dreams of Silver Deer

A Study of Oranges

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Guest Artist

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Insights from the Outside: From a Commentator’s Note Pad

I, Eye, Aye: A Personal Essay on Personal Essays

Literary Dimensions of Mormon Autobiography

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The Representation of Reality in Ninteenth Century Mormon Autobiography

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Excavating Myself

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Three Essays: A Commentary

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The Vocation of David Wright: An Essay in Analytic Biography

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Halldor Laxness, the Mormons and the Promised Land

The Poetics of Provincialism: Mormon Regional Fiction

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Introduction

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Home Again

A Vision of Words

The Girl Who Danced with Butch Cassidy

Mormons and the Beast: In Defense of the Personal Essay

Advice to Book Reviewers

The Closet Bluebird

Omissions in the King James New Testament

A Bibliography of Mormon Reprints

A Survey of Current Literature

Brief Notices

God, Gold, and Newsprint: Spokesman for the Kingdom: Early Mormon Journalism and the Deseret News, 1830-1898

Ethnic Utah: The Peoples of Utah edited by Helen Z. Papanikolas

The Force That Can Be Explained Is not the True Force: Star Wars

ope for the Human Conditions: The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner

Snowy Tea Towels and Spotless Kitchens: Homespun: Domestic Arts & Crafts of Mormon Pioneers by Shirley B. Paxman

Those Apostates Who Would Be Gentiles: The Gentile Comes to Cache Valley

Mormon Scholasticism: The World of the Book of Mormon by Paul R. Chessman

Scissors and Paste Massacre: Massacre at Mountain Meadows by William Wise

Sainted Mothers: Sister Saints edited by Vicky Burgess-Olson

Heavens Turning in the Sky: Hamlet’s Mill, an Essay on Myth and the Frame of Time

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Almost But Not Quite: Turn Again Home by Herbert Marker

Sea Piece For Two New Voices

In the Cold House

Before the World Expands

Some Nights

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Epithalamion

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Hit the Frolicking, Rippling Brooks

Social Science and Religious Beliefs: Some Misconceptions

Belief Systems and Unhappiness: The Mormon Woman Example

Negative Social Labeling: Some Consequences and Implications

Negative Social Labeling: Some Consequences and Implications

The Coniunctio in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Freud as Friend of the Gospel

Freud and Jung

And We Were Young

Brief Notices

Spitting Mad: If You’re Mad, Spit! And Other Aids to Coping by Ben F. Mortensen

The Hinckley Institution: “”I’d Rather Be Born Lucky Than Rich””: The Autobiography of Robert H. Hinckley

Fruitless Wait: Watch for the Morning by Elisabeth Macdonald

Robert Leroy Parker on Family History: Butch Cassidy, My Brother by Lulu Parker Betenson ; In Search of Butch Cassidy

An Enduring History: Utah: A Bicentennial History by Charles S. Petersen

Selected Newspapers Articles on Mormons and Mormonism Published During 1977

Selected Newspapers Articles on Mormons and Mormonism Published During 1977

Memorial Day, 1978

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Road to Damascus

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A Special Relationship: J. Bracken Lee and the Mormon Church

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Fate and the Persecutors of Joseph Smith: Transmutations of an American Myth

In the 1950s there was a book published call Fate of the Persecutors of Joseph Smith, which contains stories that have been part of folklore that have been passed down discussing what happened to the people…

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“I Sustain Him as a Prophet, I Love Him as an Affectionate Father”

Bibliography of Leonard James Arrington

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Leonard James Arrington: His Life and Work

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Brief Notices

Generalized Hatred: The Women’s Room by Marilyn French

Fishing for Emma: Joseph and Emma Companions by Roy A. Cheville ; Judge Me Dear Reader by Erwin E. Wirkus

Two Venturesome Women: Not By Bread Alone: The journal of Martha Spence Heywood, 1850-1856

The Cost of Living in Kirtland: The Kirtland Economy Revisited: A Market Critique of Sectarian Economics

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Nauvoo

Confessions of a Suburban Househusband

Harvest Valley

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On the First Vision and Its Import in the Shaping of Early Mormonism

The Allegheny Sharpshooter

I Am No Monk, No Flesh-Thresher I

The Deer

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Brother Anderson Counsels His Son the Night Before Being Sealed “For Time and All Eternity” in the Salt Lake Temple

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A Survey of Current Literature

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The Aaronic Order: The Development of a Modern Mormon Sect

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Nineteenth-Century Mormons: The New Israel

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Faith and History: The Snell Controversy

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Mormonism and Capital Punishment: A Doctoral Perspective, Past and Present

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Brief Notices

Natural Theology: Science and Religion in America, 1800-1860 by Herbert Hovenkamp

Panorama of the First Century: A Mormon Bibliography, 1830-1930

The Last Anecdotes: Deity and Death. Edited by Spencer J. Palmer

World-Wide: The Expanding Church by Spencer J. Palmer

Sacred Architecture: The Early Temples of the Mormons: The Architecture of the Millennial Kin in the American West

Out of Another Best Book: The Joy of Reading—An LDS Family Anthology. Edited by Robert K. Thomas

Out of the Slot: Patriarchs and Politics: The Plight of Mormon Women by Marilyn Warenski

State-of-the-Art-Mormon-History: The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-day Saints

A Survey of Current Literature

A Survey of Current Literature

Response to Jung and Freud

Women Under the Law

Any constitutional amendment unavoidably casts a shadow of uncertainty over its future interpretation and implementation. The Fourteenth Amendment, for example, has far exceeded the originally perceived purpose—elevating the status of blacks—and has come to serve…

When Are the Writings or Sermons of Church Leaders Entitled to the Claim of Scripture?

The Negro Doctrine — An Afterview

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A Note on the 1963 Civil Rights Statement

Bedouin Lullaby

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To the Bedouin Woman

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The Challenge of Africa

The New Revelation: A Personal View

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A Priestly Role for a Prophetic Church: The RLDS Church and Black Americans

In recent years many RLDS Church members have been proud of the fact that the church has been ordaining blacks into the priesthood since early in its history.

Elijah Abel and the Changing Status of Blacks Within Mormonism

Elijah Abel, a black man ordained to the priesthood, was restricted in his church participation starting in 1843, even though he was well respected by both members and leaders. Newell G. Bringhurst discusses why the…

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Saint Without Priesthood: The Collected Testimonies of Ex-Slave Samuel D. Chambers

The editors of Dialogue in 1979 compiled the testimonies of a former slave, Samuel Chambers, who was a member of the church.

Introduction

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Herbs, Beeswax or Horsetail: Is Any Sick Among You by LaDean Griffin ; No Side Effects: The Return of Herbal Medicine

Heavenly Bound: Life After Life by Raymond A. Moody, Jr.

Heavenly Bound: Life After Life by Raymond A. Moody, Jr.

Human Cloning: Reality or Fiction?: In His Image: The Cloning of a Man by David M. Rorvik

Among the Mormons

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Polygamous Eyes: A Note on Mormon Physiognomy

Polygamous Eyes: A Note on Mormon Physiognomy

Intersexes in Humans: An Unexplored Issue in LDS Traditional Beliefs

Duane laid out the problem clearly—we can’t say that sex is binary by divine design when it is not binary in nature.

Mormon Medical Ethical Guidelines

Of all medical ethical guidelines published by the Church, those relating to abortion are the most emphatically stated. Offenders, be they doctor, patient, or abettor, are subject to excommunication.

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Mormon Health

Mormon Health

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A Peculiar People: The Physiological Aspects of Mormonism, 1850-1875

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Herbal Remedies: God’s Medicine?

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The Imperfect Science: Brigham Young on Medical Doctors

Medicine and the Mormons: A Historical Perspective

His Chastening Rod: Cholera Epidemics and the Mormons

Index to Volume XII

Brief Notices

The Poetic Mystique: The Grandmother Tree by Marilyn McKeen Miller Brown ; Mahanga: Pacific Poems by Vernice Wineera Pere

A More Difficult Path: Reflections on Mormonism edited by Truman G. Madsen

A Woman Not Defeated: The Blending by Evelyn Yoki Tan

A Minor Landmark: The Mormon Role in the Settlement of the West edited by Richard H. Jackson

Cartooning Mormons: Freeway to Perfection by Calvin Grondahl

Selected Newspapers Articles on Mormons and Mormonism Published During 1978

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Living with Opposition in All Things

My Father’s Name was Sam

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Jesus and the Prophets

Song of Creation

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Song for his Left Ear

An Official Position

In postscript let me say that I have been accused of forging this letter and of taking unfair advantage of President Smith. Let the readers judge. I am personally grateful that the Church has not…

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On Mormonism, Moral Epidemics, Homeopathy and Death from Natural Causes

Quackery and Mormons: A Latter-day Dilemma

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The New Biology and Mormon Theology

The Holding Forth of Jeddy Grant

The Supreme Court, Polygamy and the Enforcement of Morals in Nineteenth Century America

Clayton discusses the history behind The Supreme Court Case Reynolds v. United States (1876), and shares his opinion about what was going on between members in Salt Lake and the federal government.

How Firm a Foundation! What Makes It So

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Mormon County: The Mormon Landscape: Existence, Creation, and Perception of a Unique Image in the American West

Other Voices, Other Mansions: Mormonism: A Faith for All Cultures edited by F. LaMond Tullis

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The Church and la Politica Italiano

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The Church in Egypt

First Indian Convert’s Testimony

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Three Cathedrals in Spain

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How International is the Church in Japan?

Russian Writers Look at Mormon Manners, 1857-72

The Church Moves Outside the United States

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The Expansion of Mormonism in the South Pacific

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Mormonism and Maoism: The Church and People’s China

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Escape from Viet Nam: An Interview with Nguyen Van The

Escape from Viet Nam: An Interview with Nguyen Van The

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Expanding LDS Church Abroad: Old Realities Compounded

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Unsettling Organist: Concert and Recital by James B. Welch

The Book of Mormon as Faction: The Ammonite by Blaine C. Thomsen

A Rummage Sale with Music: The Rummage Sale: A Musical in Two Acts by Donald R. Marshall

Tannering Fundamentalism: The Polygamy Story: Fiction and Fact by J. Max Anderson

Utah in One Volume: Utah’s History edited by Richard D. Poll, Thomas G. Alexander, Eugene E. Campbell and David E. Miller

The Obsessive-Compulsive Mormon

Family Presentation

Journey to My Westward Self

The Enduring Significance of the Mormon Trek

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Wait Till the Wind Blows Toward Utah

Benjamin

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A Ford Mustang

Peripheral Mormondom: The Frenetic Frontier

Peripheral Mormondom: The Frenetic Frontier

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The Orson Pratt-Brigham Young Controversies: Conflict Within the Quorums, 1853 to 1868

Brief Notices

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Two Poets: Their Travels, Their Moods: Once in Israel by Emma Lou Thayne ; Moods: Of Late by Marden J. Clark

Torah! Torah! Torah!: The Glory of God is Intelligence: Four Lectures on the Role of Intellect in Judaism by Jacob Neusner

Joseph Smith and Thomas Paine?: Mormon Answer to Skepticism: Why Joseph Smith Wrote the Book of Mormon by Robert N. Hullinger

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Mormonism: From Its New York Beginnings

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An Hour in the Grove

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Somewhere Near Palmyra

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The Room of Facing Mirrors

Hying to Kolob

Shifts in Restoration Thought

“We Can See No Advantage to a Continuation of the Discussion”: The Roberts/Smith/Talmage Affair

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The Depot

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Virginia Sorensen: An Introduction

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Index to Volume XIII

Among the Mormons

Utopianism and Realism in International Relations: Some Scriptural Perspectives

Polynesian Origins: More Word on the Mormon Perspective

Personal Conscience and Priesthood Authority

Some Sentimental Thoughts on Leaving the Fold

A Mighty Change of Heart

Shocks of Grain

Wedding Song

Take, Eat

Written in Church

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New Voices, New Songs: Contemporary Poems by Mormon Women

Revelation: The Cohesive Element in International Mormonism

The Passage of Mormon Primitivism

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Art and the Church: or “The Truths of Smoother”

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Cheap Shots Miss the Mark: Emma: The Dramatic Biography of Emma Smith by Keith and Ann Terry

Dear Diary: Will I Ever Forget This Day? Excerpts from the Diaries of Carol Lynn Pearson edited by Elouise Bell

A Feminist Look at Polygamy: Real Property by Sara Davidson

Science Fiction, Savage Misogyny and the American Dream: A Planet Called Treason by Orson Scott Card

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Mormonism and the American Constitution: By the Hands of Wise Men: Essays on the U.S. Constitution edited by Ray C. Hillam

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Spiritual Colonials on the Little Colorado: Roots of Modern Mormonism by Mark P. Leone

Our Best Official Theologian: Defender of the Faith: The B. H. Roberts Story by Truman Madsen

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Brigham as Moses: Brother Brigham by Eugene England

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A Survey of Current Literature

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Cedar City

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Roo-Hunt

Relinquishing

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A Proselytor’s Dream

A New Climate of Liberation: A Tribute to Fawn McKay Brodie, 1915-1981

Is There An ERA-Abortion Connection?

I believe there is a connection between the way influential supporters of the amendment think about equality and abor-tion, and I believe that the drive for a particular definition of equality (which includes the right…

Death in Swedenborgian and Mormon Eschatology

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Limbs

Another Angel

Fawn McKay Brodie: An Oral History Interview

Excommunication and Church Courts: A Note From the General Handbook of Instructions

Mormonism and the Periodical Press: A Change is Underway

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The Odyssey of Sonia Johnson

Local History, Well Done: Corinne: The Gentile Capital of Utah by Brigham D. Madsen

A Not So Great Commentary: Great Are The Words of Isaiah by Monte S. Nytnan

The Writing of Latter-day Saints History: Problems, Accomplishments and Admonitions

Luigi Scali, My Friend

Passover: A Mirrored Epiphany

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Sensational Virtue: Nineteenth-Century Mormon Fiction and American Popular Taste

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The Word of Wisdom: From Principle to Requirement

Did the Word of Wisdom Become a Commandment in 1851?

The Word of Wisdom in Early Nineteenth-Century Perspective

The Fading of the Pharaoh’s Curse: The Decline and Fall of the Priesthood Ban Against Blacks

Mauss situates the 1978 revelation on the priesthood in modern American historical context. Everything changed for the Church during the Civil Rights Movement when people both inside and outside the Church were harshly critcizing the…

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Among the Mormons

Brief Notices

Weaving a Mexican Webb: Uncertain Sanctuary by Estelle Webb Thomas

The Animal Kingdom: Thy Kingdom Come by Peter Bart

Carefully Crafted Cocoon: Chrysalis by Joyce Ellen Davis

How She Did It: A Good Poor Man’s Wife by Claudia L. Bushman

An Ordered Love: Sex Roles and Sexuality in Victorian Utopias—the Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community

Three Communities — Two Views: Religion and Sexuality: Three American Communal Experiments of the Nineteenth Century

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Honor Thy Mother

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Light and Dark Thoughts on Death

Searching

The Last Day of Spring

Woman See

The Dancer and I

Old Woman Driving

Divided

For Linda

The Last Project

Birthing

So this was birthing, this crazy-quilt of contrasts, of senses and feelingsin chaos, coming occasionally to rest, as now, with a sleeping son in the crookof my arm. Had I won the grand prize?

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A Time of Decision

My Personal Rubicon

Mary Fielding Smith: Her Ox Goes Marching On

Getting Unmarried in a Married Church

Women and Ordination: Introduction to the Biblical Context

Women and Priesthood

I smiled wryly at the cartoon on the stationery. The picture showed a woman standing before an all-male ecclesiastical board and asking, “Are you trying to tell me that God is not an equal opportunity…

Mormon Women and the Struggle for Definition

I am sensitive to that steadying hand as I attempt to identify and define what for an earlier generation of women identified and defined them as women—their relationship to the Church. 

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The Pink Dialogue and Beyond

Some time in June 1970,I invited a few friends to my house to chat about the then emerging women’s movement. If I had known we were about to make history, I would have taken minutes…

The Cover

A Ten-Year Kaleidoscope

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Index to Volume XIV

Clay County for Young Readers: As Wide as the River by Dean Hughes

Not Quite a Butterfly: The Cocoon by Cheryl Ann Baxter

The Unreliable Narrator: Or, A Detour Through Pecadillo: Little Sins by Patricia Hart Molen

A Gift From the Hart: Mormon in Motion: The Life and Journals of James H. Hart 1825-1906 in England, France and America

Grey Matters

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The Quilt

The Rabbit Drive

That Men Might Be

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An “Inside-Outsider” in Zion

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LDS Approaches to the Holy Bible

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Discussion Continued: The Sequel to the Roberts/Smith/Talmage Affair

The Idea of Pre-Existence in the Development of Mormon Thought

The Adam-God Doctrine

A Survey of Current Literature

The Gift

Journal

Calling

Valedictory

Famous Last Words, or Through the Correspondence Files

J. Reuben Clark: The Public Years by Frank W. Fox

A Beloved Apostle: LeGrand Richards, Beloved Apostle by Lucile C. Tate

“A Mormon Perspective”” — Cockeyed: The Old Testament: A Mormon Perspective by Glenn L. Pearson

Rachel R. Grant: The Continuing Legacy of the Feminine Ideal

Thoughts For the Best, the Worst of Times

The Reconciliation of Faith and Science: Henry Eyring’s Achievement

Harvey Fletcher and Henry Eyring: Men of Faith and Science

This Decade Was Different: Relief Society’s Social Services Department, 1919-1929

The Martyrdom

Thoughts on the Mormon Scriptures: An Outsider’s View of the Inspiration of Joseph Smith

Early Mormon Intellectuals: Parley P. and Orson Pratt, A Response

Orson Pratt: Prolific Pamphleteer

Parley P. Pratt: Father of Mormon Pamphleteering

Ongoing Dialogue

Unity in Diversity: Literature of Belief: Sacred Scripture and Religious Experience edited by Neal E. Lambert

On the Road Again: Discovering Mormon Trails: New York to California, 1831-1868 by Stanley B. Kimball

The Extremes of Eclecticism: Abraham in Egypt by Hugh Nibley

South of Olympic

The Office of Bishop

Quintessential Mormonism: Literal-Mindedness as a Way of Life

Spreading the Gospel in Indonesia: Organizational Obstacles and Opportunities

Battling the Bureaucracy: Building a Mormon Chapel

Home from the North

Grain Storage: The Balance of Power Between Priesthood Authority and Relief Society Autonomy

“To Maintain Harmony”: Adjusting to External and Internal Stress 1890-1930

Outside the Mormon Hierarchy: Alternative Aspects of Institutional Power

Outside the Mormon Hierarchy: Alternative Aspects of Institutional Power

An Introduction to Mormon Administrative History

The Uncommon Touch: Brief Moments with N. Eldon Tanner

N. Eldon Tanner, Man of Integrity

Index to Volume 15

Ideas as Entities: Religion, Reason, and Truth — Historical Essays in the Philosophy of Religion by Sterling M. McMurrin

A Survey of Current Theses and Dissertations

A Survey of Current Theses and Dissertations

A Bluestocking in Zion: The Literary Life of Emmeline B. Wells

Forgotten Relief Societies, 1844-67

From Apostle to Apostate: The Personal Struggle of Amasa Mason Lyman

Full Circle

The Seventies in the 1880s: Revelations and Reorganizing

Allegiance and Stewardship: Holy War, Just War, and the Mormon Tradition in the Nuclear Age

Missing Persons

“The Fullness of the Priesthood”: The Second Anointing in Latter-day Saint Theology and Practice

A Stab at Self-Consciousness: On Being Human: The Folklore of Mormon Missionaries by William A. Wilson

Skulduggery, Passion, and Everyday Women: Women of the West by Cathy Luchetti in collaboration with Carol Olwell

Scripture Reviewed: The Doctrine and Covenants (1981)

Voices from the Dust: Women in Zion: Women’s Voices: An Untold History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900

Feisty Lee — Still Enigmatic: Let ‘Em Holler: A Political Biography of J. Bracken Lee by Dennis L. Lythgoe

Creative Speculation on the Creation: The Creation Scriptures: A Witness for God in the Scientific Age by William Lee Stokes

A Taste of Southern Utah: Quicksand and Cactus by Juanita Brooks

Investigating the Investigation: Investigating the Book of Mormon Witnesses by Richard Lloyd Anderson

Cultural Reflections: The Culture of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch

Marxism and Mormonism: Marxism: An American Christian Perspective by Arthur F. McGovern

One Flawed View for Another: When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Rabbi Harold S. Kushner

Maverick Fiction: The Canyons of Grace by Levi S. Peterson

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A Survey of Current Literature

Repapering the Kitchen

The Renovation of Marsha Fletcher

Liahona and Iron Rod Revisited

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“Like There’s No Tomorrow”

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Ambiguity and the Language of Authority

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Isaiah Updated

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The Patriarchal Crisis of 1845

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William Smith, 1811-93: Problematic Patriarch

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Brief Notices

The Ezra Booth Letters

Mormon History Association Awards

A Survey of Current Literature

Contraceptive Use Among Mormons, 1965-75

Contraceptive Use Among Mormons, 1965-75

The Snowdrift, the Swan

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A Personal Odyssey: My Encounter with Mormon History

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Selling the Chevrolet: A Moral Exercise

Man and Motherhood

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Ministering Angels: Single Women in Mormon Society

I would like to discuss teh social experience of historical Latter-day Saint single women in the context of five questions: (1) Does she have an acceptable reason for being single?

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One the Edge: Mormonism’s Single Men

Embroideries

Single Cursedness: An Overview of LDS Authorities’ Statements About Unmarried People

Single Cursedness: An Overview of LDS Authorities’ Statements About Unmarried People

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Ten Years in Camelot: A Personal Memoir

Swarming Progeny of the Restoration: Divergent Paths of the Restoration: A History of the Latter Day Saint Movement

Saints You Can Sink Your Teeth Into: Kindred Saints: The Mormon Immigrant Heritage of Alvin and Kathryn Christensen

Saints You Can Sink Your Teeth Into: Kindred Saints: The Mormon Immigrant Heritage of Alvin and Kathryn Christensen

Career of a Counter-Prophet: For Christ Will Come Tomorrow: The Saga of The Morrisites by C. LeRoy Anderson

An RLDS Leader: F. M. Smith: Saint as Reformer 1874-1946 by Larry E. Hunt

Few scholars have studied the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and fewer still have studied its leaders.

The Old Young Years: Brigham Young: The New York Years by Richard F. Palmer and Karl D. Butler

When Mormons Had Horns: The Mormon Graphic Image, 1934-1914

Accolades for Good Wives: Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England 1650-1750

Revised But Unchanged: Orrin Porter Rockwell Man of God, Son of Thunder by Harold Schindler

An Approach to the Mormon Past: Mormonism and the American Experience by Klaus J. Hansen

More Extraterrestrials: Strategie der Gotter — Das Achte Weltwunder by Erich von Ddniken

Responsible Apologetics: Book of Mormon Authorship: New Light on Ancient Origins by Noel B. Reynolds, ed.

The Gospel of Greed: Mormon Fortune Builders and How They Did It by Lee Nelson

Frustration and Fulfillment: Mormon Women Speak by Mary Lythgoe Bradford, ed.

Brief Notices

A Survey of Current Dissertations and Theses

A Survey of Current Dissertations and Theses

Notes on Brigham Young’s Aesthetics

Memory’s Duty

Feeding the Fox: A Parable

Enduring

Toward a More Perfect Order Within

New Light on Old Egyptiana: Mormon Mummies 1848-71

Faithful History/Secular Faith

Magic and the Supernatural in Utah Folklore

Missiology and Mormon Missions

The 1981 RLDS Hymnal: Songs More Brightly Sung

About ten years ago the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints decided that its 1956 hymnal was already becoming out of date.

“Moonbeams From a Larger Lunacy”: Poetry in the Reorganization

This study addresses poetry within the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and defines an RLDS poet as someone who belongs to the RLDS church and who has published poetry in some…

Leaders to Managers: The Final Shift

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Index to Volume 16, 1983

More on Kirtland: A Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio, and Members of Zion’s Camp 1830-1839

The Klan in Utah: Blazing Crosses in Zion: The Ku Klux Klan in Utah by Larry R. Gerlach

Unprickley View of a Thorny Issue: God and Government, The Separation of Church and State by Ann E. Weiss

The New Mormon Poetry: The Seventh Day by Lewis Home

Intimacy in a Three-Piece Suit: Human Intimacy: Illusion & Reality by Victor L. Brown, Jr.

Rx With a Historical Slant: Medicine and the Mormons: An Introduction to the History of Latter-day Saint Health Care

Study in Mutual Respect: Mormons and Muslims: Spiritual Foundations and Modern Manifestations

Moving Swiftly Upon the Waters: Saints on the Seas: A Maritime History of Mormon Migration 1830-1890 by Conway B. Sonne

Brief Notices

Selected Newspaper Articles on Mormons and Mormonism Published During 1982

Roger Across the Looking Glass

A.C. Lambert: Teacher, Scholar, and Friend

Being Mormon: An RLDS Response

To be a Mormon — in the generic use of that term — is an attitude: an attitude of uniqueness — of peculiarity — • which makes itself known in behavior, in beliefs, in relationships,…

Being Mormon: An LDS Response

The Grace of the Court

“In the Heavens Are Parents Single?”: Report No. 1

An Eternal Quest: Freedom of the Mind

The Effect of Mormon Organizational Boundaries on Group Cohesion

The Effect of Mormon Organizational Boundaries on Group Cohesion

The Stone and the Star: Fantacism, Doubt, and the Problem of Integrity

Evolution and Creation: Two World Views

The big question for me in this controversy is whether freedom of inquiry, with the agonizing ambiguity that accompanies it, will be sacrificed to the interests of those who demand certainty in the hope of…

A Selected Bibliography of Recent Books on Mormons and Mormonism

The Sweetness of Certain Things

The Challenge of Theological Translation: New German Versions of the Standard Works

Relinquishing the Eleventh Hour

Inner Dialogue: James Talmage’s Choice of Science as a Career, 1876-84

“Is There Any Way to Escape These Difficulties?”: The Book of Mormon Studies of B.H. Roberts

The Mormon Concept of God

Career Apostates: Reflections on the Works of Jerald and Sandra Tanner

From Sacred Grove to Sacral Power Structure

A Survey of Current Literature: Selected Bibliography of Recent Articles

Aunt Betsy

Much of a River

Speaking Up: Two-Way Communication in the Church

Childlike, Not Childish

A Physician’s Reflections on Old Testament Medicine

Remarks at Chase’s Missionary Farewell

Refracted Visions and Future Worlds: Mormonism and Science Fiction

Emma Smith Through Her Writings

The Emma Smith Lore Reconsidered

Joseph Smith and Process Theology

Book of Mormon Usage in Early LDS Theology

Religious Accommodation in the Land of Racial Democracy

Brazil, with a high concentration of African heritage, was a difficult place for the Church (because of the Church’s racial policy) to make headway among native members. Due to the high risk of Brazilians potentially…

Adam and Leon

An Endowment of Power: The LDS Tradition

Stranger in a Strange Land: A Personal Response to the 1984 Document

Delegates of the 1970 conference moved to adopt a resolution which stated that women constituted a majority of the church membership but had limited opportunity to act as representatives.

RLDS Priesthood: Structure and Process

It sometimes appears that RLDS members are more impressed with receiving an inspired document from the Prophet than they are with what it says.

Panorama, Drama, and PG at Last: A Woman of Destiny by Orson Scott Card

Tribe Mentality: A Lawyer Looks at Abortion by Lynn D. Wardle and Mary Anne Q. Wood

A Window on Utah, 1849-50: A Forty-niner in Utah: With the Stansbury Exploration of Great Salt Lake

Political Hacks in the Idaho Territory: Rocky Mountain Carpetbaggers: Idaho’s Territorial Governors 1863-1890

An Unfocused Vision of Zion: Chesterfield: Mormon Outpost in Idaho edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson

Ancient Chiasmus Studied: Chiasmus in Antiquity: Structures, Analyses, Exegesis edited by John W. Welch

Brief Notices

A Survey of Current Dissertations and Theses

Where Everyone Builds Bombs

The High Price of Poetry

Making Sense of the Senseless: An Irish Education

The Last Hello

Thoughts of a Mormon Centurion

The Enduring Paradox: Mormon Attitudes Toward War and Peace

The Magnitude of the Nuclear Arms Race

The Ethics of Deterrence

Softening

Some Reflections on the American Catholic Bishops’ Peace Pastoral

Mythology and Nuclear Strategy

In Memory of Our God

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

The Mormon Church and the Spanish-American War: An End to Selective Pacifism

Every Man That Will Not Take His Sword …

Southern Idaho Summer

Cover – Fire Dance

Index to Volume 17, 1984

“Strange Fever”: Women West: Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trail 1840-1890 Vols. 1 and 2

Another Attempt at Understanding: The Principle by Kathryn Smoot Caldwell

Not Quite What Was Promised, But Much More: Merchants and Miners in Utah

A Rock, A Fir, and A Magpie

Sage

A Reading Group

Poetic Borrowing in Early Mormonism

Day’s Window

Socialist Saints: Mormons and the Socialist Party in Utah, 1900-20

Socialist Saints: Mormons and the Socialist Party in Utah, 1900-20

Fisher Tower

The Intellectual in the Service of the Faith?: How and Where is Intellect Needed?

The Intellectual in the Service of the Faith?: Prometheus Hobbled: The Intellectual in Mormondom

The Intellectual in the Service of the Faith?: The Pursuit of Understanding

The Intellectual in the Service of the Faith?: Some Propositions to Consider

LDS Church Authority and New Plural Marriages, 1890-1904

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 arguring that no plural marriages were…

A Shaded View: Suribonnet Sisters: True Stories of Mormon Women and Frontier Life

Bleaker by the Dozen?: Life in Large Families: View of Mormon Women, by H. M. Bahr, S. J. Condie, and K. Goodman

Paul: Early-Day Saint: Understanding Paul by Richard Lloyd Anderson

Emigrant Guides: The Latter-day Saints’ Emigrants’ Guide by W. Clayton, ed. by Stanley B. Kimball

“The Same Organization?”: The First Urban Christians by Wayne A. Meeks

Meet the Author of The Prophet of Palmyra: Thomas Gregg: Early Illinois Journalist and Author by John W. Hallwas

Genealogical Blockbuster: The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy, ed. by Arlene H. Eakle and Johni Cerny

Sister Sense and Hard Facts: Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith by Linda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery

Missionary to the Mind: Dialogues with Myself: Personal Essays on Mormon Experience by Eugene England

The Ward Teacher

Iconographic Affirmation

William B. Smith: The Persistent “Pretender”

Crying Change in a Permanent World: Contemporary Mormon Women on Motherhood

Women in the Mormon Church are encouraged toward traditional roles and attitudes that discourage personal, familial, and societal change. The ideal female role is that of a non-wage-earning wife and mother in a nuclear family…

Making “The Good” Good for Something: A Direction for Mormon Literature

An RLDS Reformation? Construing the Task of RLDS Theology

During the last twenty-five years, Reorganized Latter Day Saints have struggled to discover what it means to be the body of Christ in the modern world.

An RLDS Reformation? Construing the Task of RLDS Theology

The Alienation of an Apostle from His Quorum: The Moses Thatcher Case

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Ethical Issues in Reproductive Medicine: A Mormon Perspective

The Godmakers, Take 1

The Godmakers Examined

Fast and Loose Freemasonry: Mormonism and Freemasonry

Faithful History: The Heavens Resound: A History of the Latter-day Saints in Ohio, 1830-1838 by Milton V. Backman, Jr.

In Silence She Speaks: Not in Vain by Susan Evans McCloud

Reflections on the Restoration

Soul-Making, or Is There Life Before Death?

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The Only Divinely Authorized Plan for Financial Success in This Life or the Next

The Black Door

Exiles for the Principle: LDS Polygamy in Canada

Embry describes the role that polygamy played in the forming of Cardston Canada, both Pre-Manifesto and Post Manifesto.

Mothers and Daughters in Polygamy

An analysis of what the individual wives’ roles are in the 19th century among plural marriages. Embry and Bradley make the argument that the daughters in a polygamous relationship pay attention to how their own…

Women’s Response to Plural Marriage

Mehr shares stories of polygamy in late 19th century and early 20th century. He especially focused on LDS women’s opinions of polygamy when they entered into polygamous relationsips.

Mormon Polyandry in Nauvoo

Van Wagoner defines polyandry as having two or more husbands at the same time. He identifies women who ended up marrying members of the Twelve or Joseph Smith while they were were already married to…

Government-Sponsored Prayer in the Classroom

LDS Women and Priesthood: An Expanded Definition of Priesthood: Some Present and Future Consequences

In seeking to predict what might occur in the Church if priesthood were extended to women, it is helpful to focus attention on some of these organizational dynamics.

LDS Women and Priesthood: The Historical Relationship of Mormon Women and Priesthood

While an examination of that history leaves unanswered the question of women’s ordination to the priesthood, the historical overview of LDS women’s relationship to priesthood suggests a more expansive view than many members now hold.

LDS Women and Priesthood: Scriptural Precedents for Priesthood

I have heard many LDS women approach the issue of women and the priesthood by protesting that they do not want to hold the priesthood because they have no interest in passing the sacrament or…

From Mold Toward Bold?: A Woman’s Choices: The Relief Society Legacy Lectures no editor

Faithful Fiction: Greening Wheat: Fifteen Mormon Short Stories

To Search With No Reward: Search for Sanctuary: Brigham Young and the White Mountain Expedition by Clifford L. Stott

The Ultimate Stegner Interview: Conversations with Wallace Stegner on Western History and Literature

The Secular Side of the Saints: America’s Saints: The Rise of Mormon Power by Robert Gottlieb and Peter Wiley

To Sustain the Heart: Preface to Faith: A Philosophical Inquiry into RLDS Beliefs by Paul M. Edwards

It is perhaps fair to say that Edwards’s work is almost a pioneering effort in defining and systematizing the basic ingredients of RLDS philosophy.

The Benefits of Partisanship: Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism by Richard L. Bushman

Substantial, Important, Brilliant: Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition by Jan Shipps

Hozhoogoo Nanina Doo

To Be Native American — and Mormon

My People, the Indians

Helen John: The Beginnings of Indian Placement

Captain Dan Jones and the Welch Indians

The Mormons and the Ghost Dance

The Captivity Narrative on Mormon Trails, 1846-65

Joseph Smith and the Clash of Sacred Cultures

Shortly after the church was organized, one of Joseph Smith’s main priorities during his lifetime was preaching to the Native Americans, who he believed to be the descendants of the Lamanites.

“Lamanites” and the Spirit of the Lord

David

Spencer W. Kimball: A Man for His Times

The Vast Landscape of His Heart

Spencer W. Kimball, Apostle of Love

Mining Mormon Gold: Mormon Gold: The Story of California’s Argonauts by J. Kenneth Davies

Mormonism from the Top Down: A Kingdom Transformed: Themes in the Development of Mormonism

Penetrating Muddied Waters: Creationism and Evolution

A Selected Bibliography of Recent Books

Mornings

The Third Nephi Disaster: A Geological View

John Taylor’s Religious Preparation

Science: A Part of or Apart from Mormonism?

Friends of West Africa

Elohim and Jehovah in Mormonism and the Bible

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Wife’s Perspective

Utah’s Ethnic Legacy

Rebaptism: A Manual

An Echo from the Foothills: To Marshal the Forces of Reason

Furnace for Growin a Single Crystal by Sublimation/The Alchemist’s Garden

Index to Volume 18, 1985

The Man Inside Waiting for the Moon to Rise

Threshold

Depression in Mormon Women

Depression in Mormon Women

Bluhm, Harry P. Depression in Mormon Women

The United Order of Joseph Smith’s Times

Service Under Stress: Two Years as a Relief Society President

She is Born

Out of the Crucible: The Testimony of a Liberal

“Among the Mormons”

State of Expectation

Sarah M. Pratt: The Shaping of an Apostate

Saturnsday

The Restoration and History: New Testament Christianity

The Ahmadis of Islam: A Mormon Encounter and Perspective

Weddingsday

Sonsday

Joseph Smith and the Plurality of Worlds Idea

Room for Doubt

The Long Way

The Great Code Revealed: Bible and Literature by Northrop Frye

At Ease with His Past, At Home with His Art: Goodbye to Poplarhaven: Recollections of a Utah Boyhood by Edward A. Geary

Not Enough Trouble: Trouble Enough

A Survey of Current Dissertations

God of Our Fathers

The Sacred Shout

The Nursing Home

Mary Ann

Divisions of the House

Enter Ye into My Rest

Serving or Converting? A Panel: Person-to-Person Service

Serving or Converting? A Panel: To Serve, then Teach

Historiography and the New Mormon History: A Historian’s Perspective

A Pleasant Grove

Meaning Still Up for Grabs: Zion’s Camp: Expedition to Missouri, 1834 by Roger D. Launius

The World of Evangelism: Redemptorama: Culture, Politics, and the New Evangelism by Carol Flake

B.H. Roberts and the Book of Mormon: Studies of the Book of Mormon

A Survey of Recent Articles

The Third Nephite

Of Quiffs, Quarks, and God

And Baby Makes Two: Choosing Single Motherhood

Promise to Grandma

Eastward to Eden: The Nauvoo Rescue Missions

“In Jeopardy Every Hour”

Objectivity and History

Leadership and the Ethics of Prophecy

The role of leadership within the Mormon community is vastly interrelated, and thus often confused, with management.

Document Dealing: A Dealer’s Response

The Document Diggers and Their Discoveries: A Panel

The Document Diggers and Their Discoveries: A Panel

The Document Diggers and Their Discoveries: A Panel

The Document Diggers and Their Discoveries: A Panel

The Document Diggers and Their Discoveries: A Panel

Martin Harris: Mormonism’s Early Convert

Brief Notices

Dale Morgan’s Unfinished Mormon History: Dale Morgan on Early Mormonism: Correspondence and a New History

Sacred Histories

The Veil

Pierced and Bleeding

Turning

Juanita Brooks’s Quicksand and Cactus: The Evolution of a Literary Memoir

From the Laurel

The Ambiguous Gift of Obedience

After Sutter’s Mill: The Life of Henry Bigler, 1848-1900

The Book of Mormon as a Modern Expansion of an Ancient Source

Joseph and Son

Polygamy Examined: Mormon Polygamy: A History by Richard Van Wagoner

Wild Sage

Meditations on the Heavens

“No More Strangers and Foreigners”

A Celebration of Sisterhood

Family Scriptures

Religion and Suicide: A Records-Linkage Study

Four Characteristics of the Mormon Family

The Binding of Isaac: A View of Jewish Exegesis

Friendship and Intimacy

Spiritual Searching: The Church on Its International Mission

Notes on Apostolic Succession

Sin and Sexuality: Psychobiology and the Development of Homosexuality

Stout’s article is a reminder just how important psychology and psychologists were for mediating these early debates. It really was groundbreaking in LDS print media.

Discouragement

Dialogue: Vol. 19, 1986: Subject, Title, and Author Index

Woman-child: Learn of Me, Relief Society Course of Study

Lowry Nelson’s Utah: In the Direction of His Dreams, Memoirs by Lowry Nelson

LDS Assumptions: Speaker for the Dead; Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Views of Brigham: Brigham Young: American Moses by Leonard J. Arrington and Brigham Young and the Expanding American Frontier

Long Divisions

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“I’d Rather Be …”

House of the Temple, House of the Lord: A View from Philadelphia

House of the Temple, House of the Lord: A View from Philadelphia

Memoirs of a Marginal Man: Reflections of a Mormon Sociologist

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Christ’s World Government: An End of Nationalism and War

Religious Tolerance: Mormons in the American Mainstream

Religious Tolerance: Mormons in the American Mainstream

Religious Tolerance: Mormons in the American Mainstream

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The “Lectures on Faith”: A Case Study in Decanonization

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Balance and Faith: The Latter-day Saints: A Contemporary History of the Church of Jesus Christ by William E. Berrett

Nocturne, October

On Seeing Part of a Cast Iron Stove, Rusting Behind a Shed

The Whip: A Modern Folktale

Mother Goes to Cambridge: A Modern Lament

Of Politics and Poplars

Maggie Smith Shoots On Over

Burden or Pleasure? A Profile of LDS Polygamous Husbands

Despite what researchers have said over the years regarding for why men married plural wives, Embry argues that a significant portion of husbands married plural wives because of their religious beliefs.

On Fidelity, Polygamy, and Celestial Marriage

England shares his reasons for why Joseph Smith introduced polygamy and then removed it as one of the commandments. England argues that polygamy was a faith testing experience which lead them to in his words…

Groping the Mormon Eros

In Defense of a Mormon Erotica

Methods and Motives: Joseph Smith III’s Opposition to Polygamy, 1860-90

When Joseph Smith III preached his first sermon as a leader of the Reoganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Amboy, Illinois, on 6 April 1860, he expressed his unqualifed aversion to…

The Successful Marketing of the Holy Grail

“The Truth Is the Most Important Thing””: The New Mormon History According to Mark Hofmann

Culture, Charisma, and Change: Reflections on Mormon Temple Worship

Mauss encourages an openess about the temple to help better prepare future endowment holders and to create a better understanding among members and nonmembers.

The Development of the Mormon Temple Endowment Ceremony

Bueger outlines the history of the endowment ceremony but does not share anything that he has covenanted not to divulge.

Reflections from Within: A Conversation with Linda King Newell and L. Jackson Newell

Disciplined Geography: An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon by John L. Sorensen

Politicians, Mormons, Utah, and Statehood: Political Deliverance: The Mormon Quest for Utah Statehood by Edward Leo Lyman

A Mormon “Pilgrim’s Progress”: The Backslider by Levi S. Peterson

Pruned

Mothers and Daughters: Parting

A Journey with Doubt

Minerva’s Calling

The Prosecutions Begin: Defining Cohabitation in 1885

The Judiciary and the Common Law in Utah Territory, 1850-61

Orson Pratt, Jr.: Gifted Son of an Apostle and an Apostate

Scriptural Horror and the Divine Will

Beyond Tyranny, Beyond Arrogance

Beyond Matriarchy, Beyond Patriarchy

Easter Weekend

Livre d’Artiste: The Book of Abraham by Day Christensen and Wulf Barsch

Women Coping: Sideways to the Sun by Linda Sillitoe

A Life Well-Shared: So Far: Poems by Margaret Rampton Munk

God’s Hand in Mormon History: The Church in the Twentieth Century: The Impressive Story of the Advancing Kingdom

Seasoned Saints: A Thoughtful Faith edited by Philip Barlow

Mormon Magic: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View by D. Michael Quinn

Who Came in Second?

Why Were Scholars Misled? What Can We Learn From This?

Mormonism and Eastern Mysticism

Messages from Two Cultures: Mormon Leaders in France, 1985

Adam’s Navel

Scientific Foundations of Mormon Theology

The Crisis in Europe and Hugh B. Brown’s First Mission Presidency

“Dear Sister Zina … Dear Brother Hugh …”

Hugh B. Brown: The Early Years

Hughes Family Reunion

A Writer Reborn: Leaving Home: Personal Essays by Mary Lythgoe Bradford

Before Constantine, After Joseph Smith: Ante Pacem: Archeological Evidence of Church Life Before Constantine

Clayton’s Struggle: Trials of Discipleship: The Story of William Clayton, a Mormon by James B. Allen

Sorting Out Mormon Theology: Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy: A Crisis Theology by O. Kendall White, Jr.

Universalizing Mormonism: The Mexican Laboratory: Mormons in Mexico: The Dynamics of Faith and Culture by F. Lamond Tullis

Mormon Christianity: A Critical Appreciation by a Christian Pluralist

A House of Order

The “New Mormon History” Reassessed in Light of Recent Book on Joseph Smith and Mormon Origins

A Stench in the Nostrils of Honest Men: Southern Democrats and the Edmunds Act of 1882

From Calcutta to Kaysville: Is Righteousness Color-coded?

A personal account of a racist statement a bishop made about people from India, while author’s adopted daughter was from India.

The Need for a New Mormon Heaven

1988:  Melodie Moench Charles, “The Need for a New Mormon Heaven,” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 21 No. 3 (1988): 73–85. Although she is great and good and wise and omniscient and perfect, it is not…

Voyage of the Brooklyn

The Trial of the French Mission

Freeways, Parking Lots, and Ice Cream Stands: The Three Nephites in Contemporary Society

A Celebration of Diversity: A Heritage of Faith: Talks Selected from BYU Women’s Conferences

Honoring Arrington: New Views of Mormon History: Essays in Honor of Leonard J. Arrington

Joseph in an Alternate Universe: Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card

Forgeries, Bombs and Salamanders: Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders by Linda Sillitoe and Allen D. Roberts

Forgeries, Bombs and Salamanders: Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders by Linda Sillitoe and Allen D. Roberts

The Bowhunter

The Case for the New Mormon History: Thomas G. Alexander and His Critics

The Man at the Chapel

Doing Huebener

Polygamy, Patrimony, and Prophecy: The Mormon Colonization of Cardston

Lehr discussed the journey undertaken by Charles O. Card to move to Canada and preserve polygamy, before the First Manifesto during a time that members were being hunted down for for their religious beliefs.

A Voice from the Past: The Benson Instructions for Parents

I must admit that the immediate reaction to the “Mothers” speech — largely negative in my immediate circle — caught me off guard. I was meeting with a group of women on the night that…

How Do You Spell Relief? A Panel of Relief Society Presidents

How Do You Spell Relief? A Panel of Relief Society Presidents

How Do You Spell Relief? A Panel of Relief Society Presidents

How Do You Spell Relief? A Panel of Relief Society Presidents

How Do You Spell Relief? A Panel of Relief Society Presidents

Humanity or Divinity?: The Last Temptation of Christ a film by Martin Scorsese

Humanity or Divinity?: The Last Temptation of Christ a film by Martin Scorsese

History of Historians: Mormons and Their Historians by Davis Bitton and Leonard J. Arrington

What Do Mormon Women Want?: Sisters in Spirit: Mormon Women in Historical and Cultural Perspective

History for the People: Utah: A People’s History by Dean May

The Restoration in British Columbia

This essay focuses on the efforts of both groups to establish congregations in Canada’s far west and explores why the growth of the Latter-day Saint and Reorganized Latter Day Saint churches in British Columbia became…

Jack-Mormons

The Weed

If I Were Satan

If I Were God

Pilgrims in Time

“Cast Me Not Off in the Time of Old Age”

Snowfall at Glenflesk

“A Song for One Still Voice”: Hymn of Affirmation

The Mormon Conference Talk as Patriarchal Discourse

During Recess

Assimilation and Ambivalence: The Mormon Reaction to Americanization

Juanita Brooks, My Subject, My Sister

Mormonism, Magic and Masonry: The Damning Similarities: Mormonism’s Temple of Doom

Not Quite a Complete Meal: An Abundant Life: The Memoirs of Hugh B. Brown edited by Edwin B. Firmage

The RLDS Conference: The Conferring Church by M. Richard Troeh and Marjorie Troeh

In The Conferring Church, Richard and Marjorie Troeh present a detailed description of the RLDS conference process.

Drowning in Excess: Book of Mormon Critical Text: A Tool for Scholarly Reference by F.A.R.M.S.

A Prophet’s Progress: The Personal Writings of Joseph Smith

Mormon Woman Historian: Juanita Brooks: Mormon Woman Historian by Levi S. Peterson

Grandma’s Dying

Sunset Ward

Life in Zion after Conversion: Hazed or Hailed?: A Mormon Out of Misunderstanding

Life in Zion after Conversion: Hazed or Hailed?: Beached on the Wasatch Front: Probing the Us and Them Paradigm

Life in Zion after Conversion: Hazed or Hailed?: Toward a More Mature View

Fawn Brodie and Her Quest for Independence

Three Poems for My Mother

Explorations in Mormon Social Character Beyond the Liahona and Iron Rod

Why the King James Version?: From the Common to the Official Bible of Mormonism

On the Edge of Solipsism: The Edge of the Reservoir by Larry E. Morris

A Double Dose of Revisionism: The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri

Latter-day Saints, Lawyers, and the Legal Process: Zion in the Courts

Twin Contributions: Establishing Zion: The Mormon Church in the American West, 1847-1869 by Eugene E. Campbell

Mormondom’s Second Greatest King: King of Beaver Island: The Life and Assassination of James Jesse Strang by Roger Van Noord

Expendable

Memorize

Uncovering of Hue #1

Forgotten Warriors

Viet Nam Service

Reconciliation

Grief

A Little Love Story

Nothing Holy: A Different Perspective of Israel

Abandoned Farmyard, November

Cliff Dwellings

Evan Mecham: Humor in Arizona Politics

The Holy War Surrounding Evan Mecham

Divorce

Lindon, Cannery, November 12, 1982

Christ and the Constitution: Toward a Mormon Jurisprudence

Christ and the Constitution: Toward a Mormon Jurisprudence

Why Nephi Killed Laban: Reflections on the Truth of the Book of Mormon

Top Kingdom: The Mormon Race for the Celestial Gates

Living the Principle: Mormon Polygamous Families: Life in the Principle by Jessie L. Embry

Reply to “Forever Tentative”

Forever Tentative

Jews in the Columns of Joseph’s Times and Seasons

Early Through Winter

Pure Thin Bones

Grandpa’s Coffee

On a Denver Bus

… of the Book …

Christmas Morning — 1906

The Study of Mormon Folklore: An Uncertain Mirror for Truth

Mormon Gravestones: A Folk Expression of Identity and Belief

Of Truth and Passion: Mormonism and Existential Thought

Materialism and the Mormon Faith

Honoring Leonard Arrington

Chokecherries

Winnowing

A Great Heart and a Fine Mind: One Man’s Search: Addresses by O. C. Tanner

Walking the Dark Side: Doc: The Rape of the Town of Lovell by Jack Olsen

Three Generations of Mormon Poetry: A zipper of haze; Tinder; Christmas Voices

The Deseret Milk Company

A Member of the Tribe

Tracks in the Field

“Arise from the Dust and Be Men”

“Arise from the Dust and Be Men”

Ezekiel 37, Sticks, and Babylonian Writing Boards: A Critical Reappraisal

Anthony Maitland Stenhouse, Bachelor Polygamist

Inadvertent Disclosure: Autobiography in the Poetry of Eliza R. Snow

The Mormon Priesthood Revelation and the Sao Paulo, Brazil Temple

Few Brazilian members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints will forget 1978, the year when two events significantly changedthe Church in this South American country.

Separate but Equal?: Black Brothers, Genesis Groups, or Integrated Wards?

A history of Black LDS social groups and organizations. The Genesis Group gave African Americans a better chance to connect with fellow African Americans through frequent socials. The first group was founded in Salt Lake…

Index

Quest for Meaning: The Chinchilla Farm: A Novel by Judith Freeman

Tempering Memories: A Good Time Coming: Mormon Letters to Scotland edited by Frederick Stewart Buchanan

Hearkening Unto Other Voices: To Be Learned Is Good If… edited by Robert L. Millet

Passion Poems: How Much for the Earth? by Emma Lou Thayne

New Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century St. George: A Sermon in the Desert: Belief and Behavior in Early St. George, Utah

Mormon Splinter Groups: Recreating Utopia in the Desert: A Sectarian Challenge to Modern Mormonism by Hans A. Baer

Pertinent to Our Enterprise: The Vocation of a Teacher by Wayne C. Booth

And

How I Destroyed the Old Salt Lake Theatre

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: Same Religion, Different Churches

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: Two Faiths, Two Baptisms

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: From Here to Eternity?

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: One View of Interfaith Marriage

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: Eternity with a Dry-Land Mormon

Eternity Be Damned? The Impact of Interfaith Vows: Introductory Remarks

Commerce

Baptism for the Dead: Comparing RLDS and LDS Perspectives

Underwood discusses why two religions who share the same exact upbringing have different opinions about the temple rituals.

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

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.

An Ambivalent Rejection: Baptism for the Dead and the Reorganized Church Experience

Launius shares how the Reorganized Church has changed their stance on baptisms for the dead.

Fundamentalist Attitudes Toward the Church: The Sermons of Leroy S. Johnson

Driggs shares what an early fundamentalist leader by the name of Leory S. Johnson taught about the church and polygamy.

The Women of Fundamentalism: Short Creek, 1953

Bradley describes how even after the Short Creek Raids happened, the women there still believed in plural marriage.

You Heal

Things Happen

The Six-Buck Fortune

The Chastity Gum

Songs

Empathy

Deity

Carrying On

Mothers, Daughters, and Dolls

The Playhouse

A Tribute to May Swenson

The Mormon Woman as Writer

Rescue from Home: Some Ins and Outs

Speaking Out on Domestic Violence

Theological Foundations of Patriarchy

Woman as Healer in the Modern Church

Comforting the Motherless Children: The Alice Louise Reynolds Women’s Forum

The Good Woman Syndrome

A Strenuous Business: The Achievement of Helen Candland Stark

Religious Themes in American Culture: Illusions of Innocence: Protestantism in America, 1630-1875

Plight and Promise: Windows on the Sea and Other Stories by Linda Sillitoe

Kimball’s Diaries: On the Potter’s Wheel: The Diaries of Heber C. Kimball edited by Stanley B. Kimball

Strange Love: The School of Love by Phillis Barber

Andante

The Youngest Daughter’s Tale

Of Pleasures and Palaces

Thin Then, November

Going Home

Cancer: Fear, Suffering, and the Need for Support

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Spiritualism and “New Religions”

The Grammar of Inequity

On Being Male and Melchizedek

Mormon Women and the Right to Wage Work

Illness in the Family

The Concept of Grace in Christian Thought

A Reasonable Approach to History and Faith: History and Faith: Reflections of a Mormon Historian by Richard D. Poll

Just Dead: Baptism for the Dead by Robert Irvine

Outsiders

I Married a Mormon and Lived to Tell This Tale: East Meets West

I Married a Mormon and Lived to Tell This Tale: Through a Stained-Glass Window

I Married a Mormon and Lived to Tell This Tale: “To Celebrate the Marriage Feast Which Has No End”

I Married a Mormon and Lived to Tell This Tale: Introductory Remarks

“A Profound Sense of Community”: Mormon Values in Wallace Stegner’s Recapitulation

The Temple in Zion: A Reorganized Perspective on a Latter Day Saint Institution

In prepartion for the Independence Temple that was dedicated in 1994, an RLDS member shares ideas about temples in general.

The Development of the Mormon Concept of Grace

Homage to George Brandriff

“All Alone and None to Cheer Me”: The Soughern States Mission Diary of J. Golden Kimball

Speaking in Tongues in the Restoration Churches

However, during the mid-1800s, speaking in tongues was so commonplace in the LDS and RLDS churches that a person who had not spoken  in tongues, or who had not heard others do so, was a…

The Paradox of Paradox: Strangers in Paradox: Explorations in Mormon Theology by Margaret and Paul Toscano

Affidavits Revisited: Joseph Smith’s New York Reputation Reexamined by Rodger I. Anderson

Heart of the Fathers

Science: “Forever Tentative”?

Confessions of a Utah Gambler

Rhythms

Why Am I Here?

For Meg — With Doubt and Faith

Scripture in the Reorganization: Exegesis, Authority, and the “Prophetic Mantle”

xDale Morgan, Writer’s Project, and Mormon History as a Regional Study

The Eastern Edge: LDS Missionary Work in Hungarian Lands

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A Teenager’s Mormon Battalion Journal: The Gold Rush Diary of Azariah Smith edited by David L. Bigler

A New Synthesis: Exiles in a Land of Liberty: Mormons in America, 1830-1846 by Kenneth H. Winn

Mormonism’s First Theologian: The Essential Parley P. Pratt foreword by Peter L. Crawley

Utah’s Original “”Mr. Republican””: Reed Smoot: Apostle in Politics by Milton R. Merrill

A Poetic Legacy: The Owl on the Aerial by Clarice Short

Clawson and the Mormon Experience: The Making of a Mormon Apostle: The Story of Rudger Clawson

Delusion as an Exceedingly Fine Art: Bones by Franklin Fisher

Two Covenant Systems: Promises Made to the Father: Mormon Covenant Organization by Rex Eugene Cooper

Baptism: As Light as Snow

A Song Worth Singing: Mormonism and Music: A History by Michael Hicks

Bird of Paradise

One Sunday’s Rain (After Word of My Father’s Illness)

New Wine and New Bottles: Scriptural Scholarship as Sacrament

Counting the Cost

Why Ane Wept: A Family History Fragment

Being Faithful Without Being Told Things

My Liberty Jail

My Mother’s House

The New Zealand Mission During the Great Depression: Reflections of a Former Acting President

A Mormon View of Life

Self-Blame and the Manifesto

Before the Manifesto was first read in conference, members and church leaders fully believed in plural marriage as being a commandment from God. Once the Manifesto was read, over time members started wondering if it…

The Political Background of the Woodruff Manifesto

Lyman discusses the political pressures from the United Government which led to the church issuing the First Manifesto.

“Almost Like Us”: The American Socialization of Australian Converts

From “Zion’s Attic”: The Mormon Presence in Canada

Heloise and Abelard: Letters from Exile, The Correspondence of Martha Hughes Cannon and Angus M. Cannon

The Rise of the Church in Great Britain: Mormons in Early Victorian Britain edited by Richard L. Jensen and Malcolm R. Thorp

Humor and Pathos: Stories of the Mormon Diaspora: Benediction: A Book of Stories by Neal Chandler

They Did Go Forth

My Ghosts

Is There Such a Thing as a “Moral War”?

The Moral Failures of Operation Desert Storm

The Thoughtful Patriot — 1991

Hallelujah?

Fatherless Child

A Jew Among Mormons

Bearing Out Crosses Gracefully: Sex and the Single Mormon

Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: Ethnicity, Diversity, and Conflict

Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: A Reorganized Church Perspective

Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: An Australian Viewpoint

Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: Mormonism and the Challenge of the Mainline

Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: Viewing Mormonism as Mainline

Twentieth-Century Polygamy and Fundamentalist Mormons in Southern Utah

Driggs shares the story of how in between the First and Second Manifestos, polygamy was still happening in secret.

In Their Own Behalf: The Politicization of Mormon Women and the 1870 Franchise

Book of Mormon Stories That My Teachers Kept From Me

Penetrating the Heart of Mormonism: The Memory of Earth: Homecoming by Orson Scott Card

Song of the Old/Oldsongs: Only Morning in Her Shoes: Poems about Old Women edited by Leatrice Lifshitz

The Building of Mormon History in Italy: Le nuove religioni, Le sette cristiane: Dai Testimoni di Geova al Reverendo Moon

A Man for All Seasons: An Intimate Chronicle: The Journals of William Clayton edited by George D. Smith

A Valuable Addition to the Literature: Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith

Pancha Loca

Luke’s Train Ride

There’s No Place Like Home

Reflections on a Bereavement

Changes in the Revelations, 1833 to 1835

Ecclesiastical Implications of Grace

Index to Volume 24

Unnatural History: Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams

Celebrations: Things Happen: Poems of Survival by Emma Lou Thayne

The Survival of New Religious Movements: When Prophets Die: The Post Charismatic Fate of New Religious Movements

I Laugh, Therefore I Am: Only When I Laugh by Elouise Bell

Reappraisal of a Classic: Great Basin Kingdom Revisited: Contemporary Perspectives edited by Thomas G. Alexander

Ziontales: An Excerpt

Because I Was a Sister Missionary

Wild Blossoms of Faith

Form and Integrity

Out in Left Field (A True Story)

Making Sense of Suffering

Hazardous Duty, Combat Pay: Working in the Primary: Jesus Wants Me for …

Hazardous Duty, Combat Pay: Working in the Primary: Busier Than Thou: The Primary

Hazardous Duty, Combat Pay: Working in the Primary: Of Primary Concern

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives

Sexual Hegemony and Mormon Women: Seeing Ourselves in the Bambara Mirror

Thoughts on Mormonism in Latin America

Utah’s Darkest Side: The Unforgiven — Utah’s Executed Men by L. Kay Gillespie

The Administrative Role of the Presidency: The Founding Prophet: An Administrative Biography of Joseph Smith, Jr.

RLDS Church Archivist Ronald E Romig expected The Founding Prophet: An Administrative Biography of Joseph Smith, Jr. to be exclusively about Joseph Smith.

A Modern Prophet and His Times: Things in Heaven and Earth: The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Mormon Prophet

Mormon-Gentile Conflict in Illinois Reconsidered?: Mormonism in Conflict: The Nauvoo Years by Annette P. Hampshire

Assessing Conflict: Let Contention Cease

Young at Heart: Set for Life by Judith Freeman

Last Tag

Miscarriage

Afterthought

Wonder and Wondering: Five Meditations

Sacred Clothing: An Inside-Outside Perspective

Senpai

Street Symphony

Being Mormon: The Elkton Branch, 1976-81

A Closer Focus: Challenges in Doing Local History

AIDS: The Twentieth-Century Leprosy

Judaism and Mormonism: Paradigm and Supersession

Heavenly Father or Chairman of the Board?: How Organizational Metaphors Can Define and Confine Religious Experience

Seeking the Past: Nobel Quest of Fool’s Errand: Faithful History: Essays on Writing Mormon History edited by George D. Smith

Measuring the Measuring Stick: Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion

Place and Identity in the Southwest: Sacred Land, Sacred View: Navajo Perceptions of the Four Corners Region

Finding Our Voices: Paperdolls: Healing from Sexual Abuse in Mormon Neighborhoods by April Daniels and Carol Scott

Is There a New Mormon History?: The New Mormon History: Revisionist Essays on the Past edited by D. Michael Quinn

Mormon Women and Families: Women, Family, and Utopia

Apple Indian

Babies, Berries, and Santa Claus

Drinking, and Flirting with the Mormon Church

Crows

Plucked from the Ashes

Dinner at Sylvia’s

Selective Bibliography on African-American and Mormons 1830-1990

Bibliography of African Americans role in the church from 1830-1990.

Speaking for Themselves: LDS Ethnic Groups Oral History Project

An oral history project on ethnic wards and branches.

Ethnic Groups and the LDS Church

A history of ethnic wards and branches as the church struggled with integration vs. segregation of immigrant communities.

Living Histories: Selected Biographies from the Manhattan First Ward

Living Histories: Selected Biographies from the Manhattan First Ward

Women Alone: The Economic and Emotional Plight of Early LDS Women

Latter-day Myths About Counseling and Psychotherapy

Before the Wall Fell: Mormons in the German Democratic Republic, 1945-89

A New Kind of Abuse: The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

One on the Aisle

“In Obedience There Is Peace and Joy Unspotted”: Solemn Covenant: The Mormon Polygamous Passage by B. Carmon Hardy

Women’s Place in the Encyclopedia: Encyclopedia of Mormonism

Toward Intellectual Anarchy: Encyclopedia of Mormonism

A Memorable Tribute: How I Got Cultured: A Nevada Memoir by Phyllis Barber

Unwrapping an Obstinate Enigma: The Essential Brigham Young

Beginning the Trek: Victims: The LDS Church and the Mark Hofmann Case by Richard E. Turley

Gifts of the Spirit

B.H. Roberts’s Autobiography

The B.H. Roberts Papers at the University of Utah

Intellectuals in Mormon History: An Update

Apologetic and Critical Assumptions About Book of Mormon Historicity

Watching

You Are Not Alone: A Plea for Understanding the Homosexual Condition

He points to Jan Stout’s article among other influential pieces that were beginning to soften LDS attitudes and change practices in the early 90s.

Hannah Grover Hegsted and Post-Manifesto Plural Marriage

The Ordeal of Lowry Nelson and the Mis-spoken Word

B.H. Roberts’s Studies of the Book of Mormon

Remembering B.H. Roberts

Does Paying Tithing Make You a Voting Shareholder? BYU’s Worldwide Board of Trustees

Anti-Christian Fundamentalism: Casting the First Stone: The Hypocrisy of Religious Fundamentalism by R. A. Gilbert

Non-Traditional Christianity: Offenders for a Word: How Anti-Mormons Play Word Games to Attack the Latter-day Saints

A Question of Perspective: Hero or Traitor: A Biographical Study of Charles Wesley Wandell by Marjorie Newton

A Shifting Stance: Science, Religion, and Mormon Cosmology by Erich Robert Paul

Lost on Both Sides

Freedom of Conscience: A Personal Statement

Professional Myths About Latter-day Therapy

Risk and Terror

From Emerson to Alma: A Personal Odyssey

Dialogue and Difference: “I and Thou” or “We and They”

Heinrich Hug and Jacob Tobler: From Switzerland to Santa Clara, 1854-80

Telling the Tales and Telling the Truth: Writing the History of Widtsoe

“A Banner Is Unfurled”: Mormonism’s Ensign Peak

The Struggle for Power in the Mormon Battalion

Having More Learning Than Sense: William E. M’Lellin and the Book of Commandments Revisited

The Psychology of Religious Genius: Joseph Smith and the Origins of New Religious Movements

Foster dives in deep into the psychology behind Joseph Smith’s decisions while he was still living. 

Women’s Rights: Women’s Rights in Old Testament Times by James R. Baker

Easy-to-Read: A Consumer’s Report: The Easy-to-Read Book of Mormon: Based on the Work Translated by Joseph Smith, Jr.

Prisoner of Ideals: Prisoner for Polygamy: The Memoirs and Letters of Rudger Clawson at the Utah Territorial Penitentiary

Strong Like Water

Secrets under the Surface: Crazy for Living: Poems by Linda Sillitoe

A Diminished Thing?: Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society

If Mormon Women Have Had the Priesthood since 1843, Why Aren’t They Using It?

My Search for the Mother and Daughter

Border Crossings

It happened again as I was walking through the New Hampshire woods with a woman I knew only slightly. We had been chatting amiably when the words “Mormon feminist” escaped my mouth. From the expression…

The Burden of Proof: Peculiar People: Mormons and Same-sex Orientation

Memory and Familiarity: Voices from the Bottom of the Bowl: A Folk History of Teton Valley, Idaho, from 1823-1952

Loose Ends That Defy Explanation: The Unsolicited Chronicler: An Account of the Gunnison Massacre. Its Causes and Consequences

Dust to Dust: A Mormon Folktale

Nei Wei

A Look at Ephesians 2:8-9

Chaotic Matter: Eugene England’s “The Dawning of a Brighter Day”

The More We Get Together

Lucifer’s Legacy

“No Respecter of Persons”: A Mormon Ethics of Diversity

Eugene England addresses issues of inclusion and exclusion reflecting on what it means that “God is no respector of persons.”

Taiwan Trilogy

The Fading Curse of Cain: Mormonism in South Africa

White South African Church members’s perspectives on racial issues in the context of Apartheid.

Relief Society and Church Welfare: The Brazilian Experience

Uprooting and Rerooting: An Immigrant’s Escapades in Mormon Utah

Ethnicity, Diversity, and Conflict

The Dream of Mormon Sovereignty Ends: Camp Floyd and the Mormons: The Utah War by Donald R. Moorman, with Gene A. Sessions

Reproductive Rights and the “New” American Family: Reproduction and Succession: Studies in Anthropology Law and Society”

Welfare as Warfare: The Mormons’ War on Poverty: A History of LDS Welfare, 1830-1990 by Garth L. Mangum and Bruce D. Blumell

In the Right Hands

Unanswered Questions: The Millenarian World of Early Mormonism By Grant Underwood

Can You Change?: Born That Way? A True Story of Overcoming Same-Sex Attraction

The Triumph of Conservative Biblical Criticism: Mormons and the Bible

Rapture

Pathological Cultism and Public Policy

Famine Relief, the Church, and the Environment

Consecration, Stewardship, and Accountability: Remedy for a Dying Planet

Consecration, Stewardship, and Accountability: Remedy for a Dying Planet

The Church and the Community: Personal Reflections on Mormon Intellectual Life

Freedom and Grace: Rethinking Theocracy

Coming of Age? The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the 1960s

In many respects the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the 1960s mirrored the general tumult, if not the details, of the larger American society.

Satan’s Foot in the Door: Democrats at Brigham Young University

Mormons and Land Conservation: Rocky Mountain Divide: Selling and Saving the West by John B. Wright

Sustained by Faith and Community: In Their Own Words: Women and the Story of Nauvoo edited by Carol Cornwall Madsen

Free Agency, Determinism, and Chaos Theory

Terry Tempest Williams’s Refuge: Sentimentality and Separation

Near-Sex Experiences (Confessions of a Mormon Girl)

The Angel Tree

Voices in the Valley of Adam-ondi-Ahmen

Changes in LDS Hymns: Implications and Opportunities

At Children’s Hospital

Understandable Archeology: Jesus and His World: An Archeological and Cultural Dictionary by John Rousseau and Rami Arav

Mormons and UFOs: Millennium by Jack Anderson

That Which Moves: Accounting for Fundamentalisms: The Dynamic Character of Movements

Balancing Acts

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

It is a fascinating study of changing norms and practices that once allowed for a huge range of bonding practices between people of the same-sex. Quinn himself had come out in the course of researching…

The Unexpected Choice

The Higher Powers: Fred M. Smith and the Peyote Ceremonies

Rethinking Religious Experience: Notes from Critical Theory, Feminism, and Real Life

God: CEO or Master of the Dance?

“The Strange Mixture of Emotion and Intellect”: A Social History of Dale L. Morgan 1933-42

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A Passage Back

Hope

The Making of a Mormon Myth: The 1844 Transfiguration of Brigham Young

Mormonism in the Twenty-first Century

Mormonism in Modern Japan

Between Covenant and Treaty: The LDS Future in New Zealand

Between Covenant and Treaty: The LDS Future in New Zealand

Towards 2000: Mormonism in Australia

Reinventing Mormonism: Guatemala as Harbinger of the Future?

Mormonism in Latin America: Towards the Twenty-first Century

Ethnization and Accommodation

Feeding the Fleeing Flock

Science and Mormonism: Past, Present, Future

Will the church be able to retain the essence of its theology in the faceof challenges from science? Will the church’s discourse on scientific topicsbe marked by fundamentalism, isolationism, or progressivism? Will the church be…

Thinking About the Word of God in the Twenty-First Century

Membership Growth, Church Activity, Missionary Recruitment

Membership Growth, Church Activity, Missionary Recruitment

The Uncertain Dynamics of LDS Expansion, 1950-2020

The Uncertain Dynamics of LDS Expansion, 1950-2020

Guest Editor’s Introduction

A Western with Gray Hats: A Ram in the Thicket: The Story of a Roaming Homesteader Family on the Mormon Frontier

Mormon Static: Differing Visions: Dissenters in Mormon History edited by Roger D. Launius and Linda Thatcher

The Seduction of H. Lyman Winger

Mr. Couch and Elder Roberts

Youth, Sex, and Coercion: The Neglect of Sexual Abuse Factors in LDS Data and Policy on Premarital Sex

Shades of Gray: Sonia Johnson’s Life Through Letters and Autobiography

Mormonism on the Big Mac Standard

Reflecting on the Death Penalty

3/4″ Marine Ply

Familiar People: Bright Angels and Familiars: Contemporary Mormon Stories edited by Eugene England

Something to Show

“I Do Remember How It Smelled Heavenly”: Mormon Aspects of May Swenson’s Poetry

“To Act and Be Acted Upon”

The Precarious Walk Away from Mormonism, All the Time With a Stitch in My Side

Embraced by the Church? Betty Eadie, Near-Death Experiences, and Mormonism

Learning from the Land

Without Purse or Scrip

Laying Our Stories Side by Side: Grandma, Janie, and Me

New Paradigms for Understanding Mormonism and Mormon History

On God’s Grace

Inside the Salt Lake Temple: Gisbert Bossard’s 1911 Photographs

For faithful Mormons, the thought that someone had violated the sacred confines of the eighteen-year-old Salt Lake temple, which he desecratedby photographing, was “considered as impossible as profaning the sa-cred Kaaba at Mecca.”

Hypertextual Book of Mormon Study

A Mature and Polished Treatise: The Truth, The Way, The Life, An Elementary Treatise on Theology

Elizabeth, and Dying Wishes

Sister Dallon Gets Tattooed

The Fire of God: Thoughts on the Nature of Divine Witness

“White” of “Pure”: Five Vignettes

The Book of Mormon variously uses “white” and “pure” in the same verse in different editions. This article traces the history of those changes, who was behind them, and why.

The Miracles of Jesus: Three Basic Questions for the Historian

Wide Angle

“Awaiting Translation”: Timothy Li Identity Politics and the Question of Religious Authenticity

Don’t Fence Me In: A Conversation About Mormon Fiction

Don’t Fence Me In: A Conversation About Mormon Fiction

Don’t Fence Me In: A Conversation About Mormon Fiction

Don’t Fence Me In: A Conversation About Mormon Fiction

Prolegomena to Any Future Mormon Studies

What You Walk Away From

Baptism for the Dead and the Problematic of Pluralism: A Theological Reconfiguration

Touching the Hem

Mormonism in a Post-Soviet Society: Notes from Ukraine

A Place to Call Home: Studying the Indian Placement Program

Recovering the Signifier: New Jack Mormons

Theology for the Approaching Millennium: Angels in America, Activism, and the American Religion

Millennium Approaches: An Introduction to New Mormon Scholarship

Divine Reason

Millennium Approaches: An Introduction to New Mormon Scholarship

A Quest for Understanding: Mountain Meadows Witness: The Life and Times of Bishop Philip Klingensmith by Anna Jean Backus

How the History Is Told: My Best for the Kingdom: History and Autobiography of John Lowe Butler, A Mormon Frontiersman

Revealing Insight: A Gentile Account of Life in Utah’s Dixie, 1872-73

A Scholarly Feast of Contemporary Mormonism: Contemporary Mormonism: Social Science Perspectives

The Body of the Lord’s Fair Night

An Episode from the Memoirs of Elder Thomas, A Somewhat Less than Good and Faithful Servant

Pretender to the Throne? R.C. Evans and the Problem of Presidential Succession in the Reorganization

Born into a Canadian family living in St. Andrews, Ontario Province, on 20 October 1861 , Richard C. Evans rose to fame and power experienced by few other members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus…

Better than Sheep and Goats

Psychology as Foil to Religion: A Reformulation of Dualism

“My ‘Word of Wisdom Blues”

Henry D. Moyle: A Chapter from Richard D. Poll’s Unpublished Biography

Mormon Millennialism: The Literalist Legacy and Implications for the Year 2000

Fundamentalist Polygamists: Polygamous Families in Contemporary Society by Irwin Altman and Joseph Ginat

A Tragic Story of Loss: San Bernardino: The Rise and Fall of a California Community by Edward Leo Lyman

Learn from the Stories, Pity the Prejudice: Mormons in Transition by Leslie Reynolds

Like the Rose

Building Wilkinson’s University

At Fifty-Nine

Reflections on LDS Disbelief in the Book of Mormon as History

Hymn

One Nation Under Whose God? How Religion was Excluded from the U.S. Political System

C. Thomas Asplund: Quiet Pilgrim

Fiddler with a Cause: Leroy Robertson: Music Giant from the Rockies by Marian Robertson Wilson

A Collective Yearning: Tending the Garden: Essays on Mormon Literature edited by Eugene England and Lavina Fielding Anderson

A Classic Reprinted: West from Fort Bridger: The Pioneering of Immigrant Trails across Utah, 1846-1850

Waters of Mormon

Old Man

Pioneers

A Response to “The Dilemma of the Mormon Rationalist”

The Dilemma of the Mormon Rationalist

The Last Battle: C.S. Lewis and Mormonism

Seeing the Stranger as Enemy: Coming Out

Musings on Motherhood

Jesus Christ in the New Testament: Part One: The Historical Jesus Behind the Gospels

David K. Daltridge: Servant of God

Reading Between the Sheets

Not Law, Not Spirit

Ethics in Law and Life

A Response

“But They Didn’t Win”: Politics and Integrity

After the (Second) Fall: A Personal Journey Toward Ethnic Mormonism

Mormonism, Alice Miller, and Me

The Reorganized Church, the Decade of Decision, and the Abilene Paradox

In this essay I intend to build on my earlier work on the Reorganized Church and the decade of decision it faces in the 1990s.

Tying Flowers into Knots

The Home Dance: Hugh Nibley Among the Hopi

Drinking Blue Milk

The Glory of God? Education and Orthodoxy in Mormonism

The Spirit of ’76

Maisie Prayed

Embracing the Flesh: In Praise of the Natural Man

A “Meeting of the Brethren”

Ehab’s Wife

Plural Marriage and Mormon Fundamentalism

Quinn shares what Mormon Fundamentalists believe. some stereotypes about them, and identfies the different groups.

Similar yet Different: How Wide the Divide? by Craig L. Blomberg and Stephen E. Robinson

Issues of Individual Freedoms: Friendly Fire: The ACLU in Utah by Linda Sillitoe

A Part of History Overlooked: Missing Stories: An Oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah

Defending Jose

Paradigms Toward Zion: A Reply to Allen Lamber on Zion-building

One Man’s Definition of LDS Membership

“The Prophet Puzzle” Revisited

“Come Let Us Go Up to the Mountain of the Lord”: The Salt Lake Temple Dedication

Stuy looks at “the dedication of the Salt Lake temple constituted one of the most important events in the history of the world.

Folk Ideas of Mormon Pioneers

Folk Ideas of Mormon Pioneers

Brigham Young Monument

Begotten of the Ash

A Ministry of Blessing: Nicholas Groesbeck Smith

The Logical Next Step: Affirming Same-Sex Relationships

He notes the inner conflict that gay LDS members faced, having to choose between their desires to have a relaitonship and their desires to be in the church.

From Morality to Politics

The Private versus the Public David O. McKay: Profile of a Complex Personality

The Times — They Are Still A’ Changin’

Multi-Faceted and Extraordinarily Capable: In the World: The Diaries of Reed Smoot edited by Harvard S. Heath

An Extremely Consequential Contribution: The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power ; The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power

Observing the New West: Letting Loose the Hounds by Brady Udall

A Sunday School Answer

Rook

Profile of Apostasy: Who Are the Bad Guys, Really?

Determinist Mansions in the Mormon House?

Ernest Wilkinson and the Transformation of BYU’s Honor Code, 1965-71

Reflections on Mormon History: Zion and the Anti-Legal Tradition

If I Hate My Mother, Can I Love the Heavenly Mother?

A series of questions began to occur to me: If I hate my mother, can I love the Heavenly Mother? If I hate my mother, can I love myself? If I hate God, can I…

“One Flesh”: A Historical Overview of Latter-day Saint Sexuality and Psychology

The Mark of the Curse: Lingering Racism in Mormon Doctrine

Norman discusses instances where the racist teachings that justified the priesthood restrictions before 1978 continue to be taught.

Essay for June 9, 1998

My College Years: From the Autobiography of Levi S. Peterson

“In a Dark Time the Eye Begins to See”

As a straight man and local LDS leader, Rees shares his own experience counseling with LGBTQ members and their struggles, from “gay bashing” violence, most famously the murder of Matthew Shephard, to prejudice and more.

A Summer Story

The Road to Emmaus

Gramma, What’s a Bastard?

Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview

Seers, Savants and Evolution: The Uncomfortable Interface

The Making of a Mormon Myth: The 1844 Transfiguration of Brigham Young

Nauvoo Roots of Mormon Polygamy, 1841-46: A Preliminary Demographic Report

The Development of the Mormon Temple Endowment Ceremony

Bird Island

A Tentative Approach to the Book of Abraham

The First Vision Controversy: A Critique and Reconciliation

The Search for Truth and Meaning in Mormon History

What the Church Means to People Like Me

The Challenge of Honesty

About this Commemorative Issue

About this Commemorative Issue

Sojourner in the Promised Land: Forty Years Among the Mormons by Jan Shipps

Remembering the Chevrolet

Over the Rim: The Parley P. Pratt Exploring Expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-50

New York Glory: Religions in the City, edited by Tony Carnes and Ann Karpathakis

The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, by Brady Udahl

Out of the Woods

Gary Owen, My Darling

Eclipsed by the Sons

Selling the Chevrolet: A Moral Exercise (vol. 16, no. 3, Fall 1983)

Two Trains and a Dream

The Weeping God of Mormonism

Out in the Shop: In Memory of Grandpa

On Fidelity, Polygamy, and Celestial Marriage (vol. 20, no. 4, Winter 1987)

Blessing the Chevrolet (vol. 9, no. 3, Fall 1975)

Eugene England: Our Brother in Christ

A Dining Room Table

A Brief Tour of England: My Year with Gene

The Grass is Always Greener: One Side by Himself: The Life and Times of Lewis Barney, 1808-1894, by Ronald O. Barney

A Positive View: Polygamy in Nineteenth Century Manti: More Wives Than One

Where the Walls of the World Wear Thin: Red Water, by Judith Freeman

One Hundred Eighteen Years of Attitude

It Happens So Often

Spreading Zion Southward, Part II: Sharing Our Loaves and Fishes

America’s War on Terrorism: One Latter-day Saint’s Perspective

The Palestinian Israeli Conflict Reconsidered

Driven

Confessions of a Modern Day Mobber

Body Blue

Alive in Mormon Poetry

Poetry Matters in Mormon Culture

Sally Didn’t Sleep Here

Another Death

Flight

Prologue to Mokasatsu

MacDonald and the Jungle Monk

The Long Honeymoon: Jan Shipps among the Mormons

Death to the Death of Poetry!: The Art is Alive and Kicking in Mormon Circles — and in Mainstream American Culture

The Hands of Cowboy Red

Flying in a Confined Space

Speaking in Tongues: A Gift of the Holy Spirit

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Swimming in the Sea of Azov

Studying Mormons: One Franciscan’s Encounter with the World of the Latter-day Saints

The Dissonance of Absolution

The Walker

poetry on the ‘fridge door

The Buzzard Tree

Charity Never

Domlik

The Newlyweds

The Scholar as Celebrant : Terryl L. Givens, People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Candor, Craftsmanship, and a Worthy Subject : Edward L. Kimball, Lengthen Your Stride: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball

Reaping Where We Have Not Sown

Undefined Borders

Review: The Truth Will Set You Free Errol Morris, Tabloid

Our Dinner with Levi Peterson

“That Is the Handwriting of Abraham”

A look at Karl Sandberg in his seeking to explain the Prophet Joseph Smith’s translation of the Book of Abraham almost exclusively in terms of seership.

The Odyssey of Thomas Stuart Ferguson

The odyssey of Ferguson is a quest for religious certitude through archaeological evidences, an attempt at scholarly verification of theological claims.

Knowing Brother Joseph Again: The Book of Abraham, and Joseph Smith as Translator

The problem took another turn when Joseph Smith’s papyri, which had been missing and presumed lost for eighty to ninety years, resurfaced in 1967 and were examined and translated by Egyptologists.

A Mormon Midrash?: LDS Creation Narratives Reconsidered

Latter-day Saints, with other groups in the Judeo-Christian tradition, accept as scripture the stories of creation found in Genesis 1-3 but are unique in accepting as scripture three other parallel versions of the same stories.

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine” 45 Years Later

It has been forty-five years since Dialogue published Bush’s essay entitled “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview”2 and forty years since Official Declaration 2 ended the priesthood/temple ban.

Kid Kirby

Morning Ritual

Persephone

Reflections

Brief Notices

A Spiritual Map for Singles: A Singular Life: Perspectives for Single Women ; Carol Clark

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Saints of Song and Speech

Preparation for the Kingdom

In My Father’s House

The New Covenant

The Firegiver

A Standard of Objectivity

The Strength of the Mormon Position

A New Step in Understanding

Guest Artist

The Quest for Religious Authority and the Rise of Mormonism

The Faith of a Psychologist: A Personal Document

The Challenge of Honesty

The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt: Some Literary, Historical, and Critical Reflections

Scholarly Studies of Mormonism in the Twentieth Century

The Possibility of Dialogue: A Personal View

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Editorial Preface

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Drawings

A Survey of Current Literature

Fools of Life

By Study and By Faith

Theology for a New Age

Mormons in the Side Stream

The World and the Prophet

Guilt

Death

Ritual

Creation

Faith

Mormonism and the American Way: A Response

Each Sect the Sect to End All Sects

Taking Mormonism Seriously

Guest Artist

Every Soul Has Its South

In this important artcile in one of the earliest Dialogue issues, Keller says “I went because I was frankly worried: worried that my wife and children should find me slipping after talking intense brotherhood, worried…

Religion and Ultimate Concern: An Encounter with Paul Tillich’s Theology

The Separation of Church and State in Mormon Theory and Practice

Brigham Young, Mary Ann Angel Young and Family

Pasture

Landscape

Portrait of Alfred Lambourne

Mormons and the Visual Arts

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

The Availability of Information Concerning the Mormons

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notices

Short Notices

Religion In Its Social Setting

Mormonism and American Religion

Israelites All

Brigham Young and the American Economy

At Temple Square, Salt Lake City

Advice

The Difference

Joseph

That They Might Not Suffer: The Gift of the Atonement

Anti-Intellectualism in Mormon History: Thoughts on Anti-Intellectualism: A Response

Anti-Intellectualism in Mormon History

The Life of Brigham Young: A Biography Which Will Not Be Written

Federal Authority Versus Polygamic Theocracy: James B. McKean and the Mormons, 1870-1875

During the years of the Utah Territory, outsiders got appointed to the terrority to serve in various positions. For the most part, these Gentiles weren’t sympathetic towards the church, and one of the more famous…

The Metamorphosis of the Kingdom of God: Toward a Reinterpretation of Mormon History

Writing the Mormon Past

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…

The Significance of Joseph Smith’s

In this early article, Allen shows that the First Vision was not well known during Joseph Smith’s lifetime. It became well known after the Prophet’s death, which is when missionaries started to teach about it…

Introduction: The Future of Mormonism

Preface

Early Mormon Churches in Utah: A Photographic Essay

Notes and Comments

Notes and Comments

A Citizen in Politics

The Historical Joseph

The Church Today

The Legend of Porter Rockwell

From Pioneers to Provincials: Mormonism as seen by Wallace Stegner

“For By Grace Are Ye Saved”

In Defense of the Market Place

The Dichotomy of Art and Religion

Art, Religion and the Market Place

Guest Artist

Free Agency and Freedom — Some Misconceptions

“’I Never Knew a Time When I Did Not Know Joseph Smith”: A Son’s Record Of The Life And Testimony Of Sidney Rigdon

Sometime after Sidney Ridgon passed away, his son wrote a document detailing his father’s life, which he then gave it to the church. The entire document that Sidney Ridgon’s son wrote is contained in this…

Notes and Comments

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Notes and Comments

Short Notices

Short Notices

Tale of a Tell

Confusion, U.S.A.

The “Legend” and the “Case” of Joe Hill

Homestead In Idaho

Villanelle For Our Elder Brother

The Bible, the Church, and Its Scholars

Scholars and Prophets

The Bible in the Church

Art and Belief: A Critique

Art and Belief: A Group Exhibition

Christ Without the Church: The Challenge of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Morality or Empathy? A Mormon in the Theater

The Blasphemy of Indifference

In Opposition to the Two-Party System

Racial Integration and the Church — A Comparative Note

The Founding of the L.D.S. Institutes of Religion

A Survey of Current Literature

Finding Yourself at the Movies

Short Notices

Short Notices

Hymns to the Gods

A Help Meet for Man

Liberals, Conservatives, and Heretics

The Happiness Bird

Toward a Positive Censorship

Controlling Pornography: The Scientific and Moral Issues

Obscenity and the Inspired Constitution: A Dilemma for Mormons

The Coalville Tabernacle: A Photographic Essay

Translating Mormon Thought

Mormon Attitudes Toward the Political Roles of Church Leaders

Peculiar People, Positive Thinkers, and the Prospect of Mormon Literature

On the Conditions Which Precede Revelation

The Schroeder Mormon Collection at the Wisconsin State Historical Library

The Schroeder Mormon Collection at the Wisconsin State Historical Library

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

A Mormon Record

A Cautionary Voice: You and Your Child’s World by Elliott D. Landau

Philosophical Clarification: Eternal Man by Truman G. Madsen

Strange People in a Strange Land: The Far Southwest, 1846-1912: A Territorial History by Howard Roberts Lamar

A Kingdom to Come: Quest for Empire: The Political Kingdom of God and the Council of Fifty in Mormon History

An Ambiguous Heritage: Prophets, Principles and National Survival by Jerrold L. Newquist

Mormonism and the American Dream: The Constitution by a Thread by Richard Vetterli

Convictus or The Navigator’s Confession

Portrait of a Puritan

Moses

The Princess of the Pumpkin

This-Worldly and Other-Worldly Sex: A Response

Three Philosophies of Sex, Plus One

The Death of a Son

The Divorced Latter-day Saint

Why Latter-day Saint Girls Marry Outside the Church

Why Latter-day Saint Girls Marry Outside the Church

Expectations and Fulfillment: Changing Roles in Marriage

Free Agency and Conformity in Family Life

Church Influence Upon the Family

Technological Change and Erosion of the Patriarchal Family

The Mormon Family in the Modern World: Introduction

The Critic in Zion

Brigham H. Roberts: Notes on a Mormon Philosopher-Historian

Ezekiel, Dr. Sperry, and the Stick of Ephraim

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

An Experiment in Mormon Publishing: The Valley of Tomorrow by Gordon T. Allred, Strangers on Earth by Sara and Irene Black

God, Man, and Art: Beginnings by Carol Lynn Pearson

Mormon Lives: Melvin J. Ballard: Crusader for Righteousness (no author given), B.H. Roberts: A Biography by Robert H. Malan

A Small Helping of Mormonism: Mahlzeiten a film directed by Edgar Reitz

What the Church Means to People Like Me

Guest Artists

Guest Artists

New Approaches to Church Executive Leadership: Behavioral Science Perspectives

The Mormon Doctrine of Baptism as Reflected in Early Christian Baptisteries

Tea and Sympathy

The Church in Asia

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

Scenes from the Book of Mormon: “A Day a Night and a Day”: A Three-act Play by Doug Stewart

A Question of Method: Reasoning, Revelation — And You! By James J. Unopulos, Jr.

Problems and Answers: Answers to Book of Mormon Questions by Sidney E. Sperry

Pilgrimage of Awe: The Lord of Experience by Clinton F. Larson

For Our Consummate Passover

Crucifixion in Judea

A Translation of Paul Valery’s “Ebauche D’un Serpent”: Sketch of a Serpent

A Translation of Paul Valery’s “Ebauche D’un Serpent”: Introduction

“Man” and the Telefinalist Trap

The Moral Dimensions of Man: A Scriptural View

A Mormon Concept of Man

The Accommodation of Mormonism and Politico-Economic Reality

Prospects for the Study of the Book of Mormon as a Work of American Literature

Mormon Architecture Today: The Temple as a Symbol

Bergsma argues that, to anybody passing by the temple, even if they are not a member, that the temple stands as a a symbol of our devotion to the faith

Mormon Architecture Today: The Lamps of Mormon Architecture, A Discussion

Morality on the Campus

Profile of a Mormon Student

Some Reflections on the Kingdom and the Gathering in Early Mormon History

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…

A Survey of Current Literature

Learning to Lead: The Church Executive ; The Ten Most Wanted Men

On the Mormon Trail: Mormon Trail form Vermont to Utah by Alma P. Burton, The Travelers’ Guide to Historic Mormon America

Storybook Grandmothers: Mary Fielding Smith

The Divinity in Humanity: You Shall Be As Gods by Erich Fromm

The LDS Church as a Significant Political Reference Group

The LDS Church as a Significant Political Reference Group

The Mormon Congressman and the Line Between Church and State

The Mormon Congressman and the Line Between Church and State

Philosophical, Legal, and Practical Considerations of Collective Bargaining in an Enterprise Society

The Church and Collective Bargaining in American Society

The Search for Truth and Meaning in Mormon History

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RFK at BYU

The Vietnam War Through the Eyes of a Mormon Subculture

The Vietnam War Through the Eyes of a Mormon Subculture

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notice

A Mirror for Mormon’s: The City of the Saints by Richard F. Burton, edited and with an introduction by Fawn M. Brodie

One Man’s Utah: History of Utah by Wayne Stout

Whose Victory? Fantastic Victory by W. Cleo Skousen

A Translation of the Apparent Source of the Book of Abraham

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Mormons in the Executive Suite

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Art and the Church

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Manhattan Faces

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Mormons as City Planners

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The Challenge of Secularism

Villa Mae

A Time of Transition

A Personal Commitment to Civil Equality

Reflections at Hopkins House

Mormons in the Urban Community

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Mormons in the Secular City: An Introduction

Mormons in the Secular City: An Introduction

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“If Thou Wilt Be Perfect”

A Survey of Current Literature

Short Notices

Short Notices

Short Notices

Three Recent Tabernacle Choir Recordings

The Limits of Divine Love: The Church and the Negro by John Lewis Lund

The Unhobbled Mare

A Gallery of Beards: Title & Layout

A Gallery of Beards: Concept

A Gallery of Beards: Title & Layout

A Gallery of Beards: Concept

Black Images and White Images

The Rule of Law and the Dilemma of Minorities

Law and Order — A Two Way Street

The Changing Image of Mormonism

B.H. Roberts as an Historian

Mormons and Psychiatry

Mormons and Psychiatry

Income and Membership Projections for the Church Through the Year 2000

Concern for the Urban Condition

A Survey of Current Literature

The Graduate

A Mormon Play in Broadway: Woman Is My Idea — A Comedy by Don C. Liljenquist

Worship and Architecture: Worship in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Verena Ursenbach Hatch

Are We Still Mormons? Mormonism in the Twentieth Century by James B. Allen and Richard O. Cowan

A Reply to Dr. Bushman

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The First Vision Story Revived

New Light on Mormon Origins from the Palmyra Revival

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In Memory of P.A. Christensen

Middle Buddha

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The Intellectual Tradition of the Latter-day Saints

The Establishment Can Be Saved

The Joseph Smith Papyri

Mormonism and Required Acceptance

A Survey of Current Literature

Sacred or Secret? A Parent’s Handbook for Sexuality Guidance of their Children by Ernest Eberhard, Jr.

Sacred or Secret? A Parent’s Handbook for Sexuality Guidance of their Children by Ernest Eberhard, Jr.

Pilgrim’s Progress: George Romney and the Presidential Campaign of 1968: Romney’s Way: A Man and an Idea by T. George Harris

Review Essay: The Life of the Mind in America, from the Revolution to the Civil War by Perry Miller, The Americans

Ancient America and the Book of Mormon Revisited

Book of Mormon Archaeology: The Myths and the Alternatives

Toward a History of Ancient America

Ouroboros

Lot’s Wife in the Latter Days

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Mormon Dilemma?

For the Children of the Promise

Out of the Best Books

The Church’s Dramatic Literature

Mid-Century Mormon Novels

An Exit From Utah

From Utah Poems: To Elias

The Beam

At Mountain Meadows, Utah

Eve

Adam

The Right Size

Visit to a Cathedral After a Trip Round the World

Hot Weather in Tucson

A Letter from Israel Whiton, 1851

The Redtail Hawk

Literature, Mormon Writers, and the Powers That Be

Virginia Sorensen: A Saving Remnant

Vardis Fisher and the Mormons

Beowulf and Nephi: A Literary View of the Book of Mormon

Little Did She Realize: Writing for the Mormon Market

Literature in the History of the Church: The Importance of Involvement

The Imagination’s New Beginning: Thoughts on Esthetics and Religion

On Words and the Word of God: The Delusions of a Mormon Literature

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: “Spring” and “Winter” in Prague: Some Thoughts on the Human Spirit

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: Communists, and Then Communists

Voices of Freedom in Eastern Europe: An Hour with Milovan Djilas — Heroic Yugoslav Intellectual

Short Notices

Short Notices

A Commentary of Stephen G. Taggart’s Mormonism’s Negro Policy: Social and Historical Origins

Lester E Bush wrote in response to Stephen G Taggart’s book which the author tried to show that the Church came from abololonist ideas because the Church was orginially founded in New York, but when…

The Secular Relevance of the Gospel Since Cumorah by Hugh W. Nibley

Boy Diving Through Moss — Poetry

On Haiku Art

The Heart of My Father — Fiction

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: President McKay As a Neighbor

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: On Shaking Hands with David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: The Prophet is Dead

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: Reflections on the Ministry of President David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: “When Spirit Speaks to Spirit”

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: A Man of Love and Personal Concern

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: Tribute to President David O. McKay

President David O. McKay: 1873-1970: My Memories of President David O. McKay

Willard Young: The Prophet’s Son at West Point

Spiritual Problems in the Teaching of Modern Literature

Mental Gas — Poetry

Faithful History

Sources Review of Stanley P. Hirshson’s Lion of the Lord

A Mission as a Bad Trip: A Missionary Experience by Lynn Kenneth Packer

God, Man and the Universe by Hyrum L. Andrus

The Lion of the Lord, a biography of Brigham Young by Stanley P. Hirshon

The Restoration Churches: Two Reviews: The Mormon Churches, A Comparison from Within

The Restoration Churches: Two Reviews: The Mormon Churches, A Comparison from Within by Francis W. Holm, Sr.

The Opening Day

Hagiography

Sources of Mormon History in Illinois, 1832-48, and A Bibliographic Note

The Reorganized Church in Illinois, 1852-82: Search for Identity

The Historians and Mormon Nauvoo

The Missouri & Illinois Mormons in Ante Bellum Fiction

The Missouri & Illinois Mormons in Ante Bellum Fiction

The Kingdom of God in Illinois: Politics in Utopia

The Current Restoration of Nauvoo, Illinois

Introduction

A Miscellany for the Sacripants of Relevance

Enchanting Manliness

The Relevance of Literature: A Mormon Viewpoint

A Survey of Current Literature

Corn Grows in Rows

Reflections on The Lion of the Lord: A Biography of Brigham Young by Stanley P. Hirshson

Decapitating the Mormons: Richard Scowcroft’s New Novel: The Ordeal of Dudley Dean by Richard Scowcroft

The Farm Boy and the Angel by Carl Carmer

For Catherine

Adlai Stevenson Died in Palermo

The Conscience of the Village: From “River Saints — Introduction to a Mormon Chronicle”

Discovering a Mormon Writer: David L. Wright 1929-1967: Dave Elegy

Discovering a Mormon Writer: David L. Wright 1929-1967: Introduction

The Conversion of Sidney Rigdon to Mormonism

Art, Beauty & Country Life in Utah

Some Implications of Human Freedom

When Does An Intellectually Impaired Child Become Accountable?

The People: A Mormon Student’s Reaction to the Radical Movement

Cache Valley Landscape: A Photographic Essay

The Transformation of Mormon Theology

Art Cover

My Father’s Six Widows

The Chicano Student Union and Middle Age

Problems of the Mormon Intellectual

Notes from a Mormon Movie-goer

Psychotherapy with Mormon Patients in Utah and California — Impressionistic Observations

Sources of Mormon Americana in Utah

The Church and the Orient: The Church Encounters Asia by Spencer J. Palmer

Another View of the Mormons: The Mormons: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Kathleen Elgin

Dialogue East: Courage: A Journal of History, Thought, and Action

The Manipulation of History: Can We Manipulate the Past? By Fawn Brodie

Marvin S Hill was responding to Fawn Brodie’s lecture at the Hotel Utah in 1970 called “Can We Manipulate the Past?” Her point in giving it was she was claiming that the people in charge…

Upon This Rock

A Name and a Blessing

A Lesson from the Past

The Church in Latin American: Progress and Challenge

A New Look at Repentance: The Gift of Repentance

A New Look at Repentance: The Miracle of Forgiveness

A New Look at Repentance: Some Thoughts on Repentance

A New Look at Repentance: Guilt: A Psychiatrist’s Viewpoint

A New Look at Repentance: Encounter

Wanted: Additional Outlets for Idealism

The Coming of the Manifesto

Godfrey describes the steps leading to Wilford Woodruff issuing the First Manifesto.

Thoughts on Mormon “Neoorthodoxy”

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Thoughts on Mormon “Neoorthodoxy”

A Footnote to the Problem of Dating the First Vision

A Survey of Current Literature

The New English Bible: Three Views: A Literary View

The New English Bible: Three Views: The New Testament

The New English Bible: Three Views: The Old Testament

A Black Mormon Perspective: It’s You and Me Lord! (My Experiences as a Black Mormon) by Alan Gerald Cherry

Dramatic Christianity: The Trial of the Catonsville Nine by Daniel Berrigan

Second South

Divorce

Vietnam

Silence

Sabbath

Are Mormons Christian?

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The Church Abroad

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The Lesson of Coalville

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The Last Days of the Coalville Tabernacle

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A Generation Apart — The Gap and the Church

Imperceptive Hands: Some Recent Mormon Verse

The Principle of the Good Samaritan Considered in a Mormon Political Context

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Far Beyond the Half-Way Covenant

Yesterday the Wardhouse

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The Ultimate Disgrace

Mormons and Infidelity

Carrying Water on Both Shoulders

Maturity For a New Era

A Comment on Joseph Smith’s Account of His First Vision and the 1820 Revival

Ever since people first heard of the First Vision, the events surrounding it has been clouded by controversy. Crawley comments with historical references that help to clarify this controversy

Zion Building: Some Further Suggestions

Another View of the New English Bible

Dale L. Morgan (1914-1971)

A Reply to Critics of the Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy Hypothesis

A Survey of Current Literature

How Lovely Was the Morning

The Loss of Transcendence: Reflections on the Contemporary Religious Crisisa

Joseph Fish: Mormon Pioneer

Free Masonry at Nauvoo

James J. Strang and the Amateur Historian

Courage

In Good Conscience: Mormonism and Conscientious Objection

Winter Solstice

The Comforter

A Comforter

On Second West In Cedar City, Utah: Canticle for the Virgin

Become as a Little Child: A Photographic Essay on Junior Sunday School

Joseph Smith, An American Muhammad? An Essay On the Perils of Historical Analogy

Since around the time as the martyrdom, Joseph Smith has been compared to Muhammad who was the founder of Islam. Green and Goldrup presents evidence for how Islam and the church are different.

The Manifesto Was a Victory!

Thomasson argues that because the church did not give in tohttps://www.dialoguejournal.com/articles/the-manifesto-was-a-victory/ the federal government regarding Renyolds v United States, even though it might not look like it, he believes the Manifesto was a victory.

A University’s Dilemma: B.Y.U. and Blacks

Brian Walton, the BYU student body president in 1969-70 wrote this article to adress race issues head on. During BYU’s 1969-70 academic year, because of the church’s policy of denying blacks the priesthood and temple…

Tolstoy and Mormonism

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A Mormon Mother: An Autobiography by Annie Clark Tanner

Biography of an Indian Latter-day Saint Women: Me and Mine: The Life Story of Helen Sekaquaptewa as told to Louise Udall

Lyrics and Love in Orderville: A review of the music of The Orders is Love by Lex de Azevedo

Fiddlin’ Around in Orderville, or, A Mormon on the Roof: The Order is Love by Carol Lynn Pearson

The Mattress

The Courtship

Snowflake Girl

Triad

My Temple

The Perennial Harlot

Friends

Devotion to Sam

Canyon Country

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Mormon Country Women: With an Introduction by Gordon Thomasson

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Mother’s Day, 1971

Dirt: A Compendium of Household Wisdom

Single Voices: Thoughts on Living Alone

Single Voices: A Candid and Uncensored Interview with a Mormon Career Girl

Single Voices: Journal Jottings

Single Voices: A Letter Home

Somewhere Inbetween

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Belle Spafford: A Sketch

A Survey of Women General Board Members

All Children Are Alike Unto Me

The Mormon Woman and Priesthood Authority: The Other Voice

And Woe Unto Them That Are With Child In Those Days

Having One’s Cake and Eating It Too

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Blessed Damozels: Women in Mormon History

I Married a Family

Full House

Reprise

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The Godfather

Archeology in Nauvoo

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Faith, Folklore, and Folly

Recent Scholarship on New World Archaeology

A Survey of Current Literature

God and Man in History

The Reorganization in the Twentieth Century

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Revolution and Mormonism in Asia: What the Church Might Offer a Changing Society

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Three Myths About Mormons in Latin America

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Mormons in the Third Reich: 1933-1945

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Moderation in All Things: Political and Social Outlooks of Modern Urban Mormons

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Reed Smoot, The L.D.S. Church and Progressive Legislation, 1903-1933

J. Reuben Clark, Jr.: Political Isolationism Revisited

J. Reuben Clark, Jr.: Political Isolationism Revisited

The Twentieth Century: Challenge for Mormon Historians

The Twentieth Century: Challenge for Mormon Historians

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Joseph Fielding Smith: Faithful Historian

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From Someone Who Did Not Know Him Well

The Discomforter: Some Personal Memories of Joseph Fielding Smith

A Tribute to President Joseph Fielding Smith

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Joseph Fielding Smith — The Kindly, Helpful Scholar

A Convert Discovers a Prophet

Joseph Fielding Smith

The Love of a Prophet

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Religion and Morality

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Sweet Home

Wives Take Over

Out of Limbo

The Christian Break

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Going to Conference

The Sterling M. McMurring Papers

A Survey of Current Literature

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Modern Biblical Scholarship: The Cambridge History of the Bible, Vol. 1

Symbolic Jawbone: The Jawbone of an Ass by Glenna Wood

From Gadfly to Watchdog: The First 100 Years: A History of the Salt Lake Tribune by O.N. Malmquist

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Our Uncle Will: Uncle Will Tells His Story by Juanita Brooks

Joe Hill’s Governor: William Spry: Man of Firmness, Governor of Utah by William L. Roper and Leonard J. Arrington

Lives to Inspire: No More Strangers by Connie and Hartman Rector ; Win If You Will by Paul H. Dunn

New Acts of Poetry: Space in the Sage ; What You Feel, I Share ; Speak to Me

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A Prophet’s Goodly Grandparents: Joseph Smith’s New England Heritage by Richard Lloyd Anderson

Sysiphus In the West: Goldenrod by Herbert Harker

An Uncertain Voice in the Wilderness: Sidney Rigdon, Religious Reformer by Mark McKiernon

Cornerstone (Tracting in New Mexico)

John D. Lee Photos

John D. Lee Photos

John D. Lee

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Mormons at the University of Chicago Divinity School: A Personal Reminiscence

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Utah’s Peculiar Death Penalty

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Saints, Cities, and Secularism: Religious Attitudes and Behavior of Modern Urban Mormons

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The Princes of God

For No Dreams

Syllables for a January Thaw

Weight of Glory

Opening Lunch on Getting to the Office

Multiplicity

Fallow

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The Men of Huntsville

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Prophet

My Children on the Beach at Del Mar

I Will Make Thee a Terror To Thyself

Shivaree

The Reaping

These are the Severely Retarded

Ghost Truck

Nellie Unthank

The Year of the Famine

Old Orchard, Hurricane, Utah

Notes from the Artist’s Sketchbook

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On Sexuality

On Women

A Survey of Current Literature

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