A Call to Arms: The 1838 Mormon Defense of Northern Missouri

This 1996 dissertation demonstrates that the expulsion of the Latter-day Saints from Missouri in 1838-1839 was entirely unwarranted and illegal. Analyzing the history of the seven military episodes of this conflict, especially in terms of the traditional roles of local … Continued

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A Call to Russia: Glimpses of Missionary Life

Hopeful and heartbreaking, sobering and exultant. A Call to Russia captures missionary life as experienced by a mission president, his wife and daughter, and the sisters and elders who served under him. But above all, this book is…

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A History of the Latter-day Saints in Northern Missouri from 1836 to 1839

This massive dissertation, originally over 500 pages in length, is filled with impressive details about the settlement, troubles, and expulsion of the Latter-day Saints from northern Missouri, 1836-1839. Since its approval at BYU in 1965, this doctoral dissertation has remained … Continued

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A Love of Learning: Speeches of Robert K. Thomas

The talks collected here represent a synthesis of the secular and the sacred. Through that synthesis, Thomas encourages us to become grown-ups. Goals without Goads is a superior example his approach. In this talk, Thomas urges scholars to add gospel … Continued

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A Study of the Origins of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the States of New York and Pennsylvania

Addressing some of the most consequential yet esoteric subjects and events in Latter-day Saint Church history, this 1971 dissertation makes available items from early Mormon history never previously so thoroughly documented. Specifically, Dr. Larry C. Porter carefully delineates the dynamics … Continued

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A Trial Furnace: Southern Utah’s Iron Mission

"Iron we need and iron we must have"—so said Brigham Young in 1855. Utah's pioneers depended on it for survival. Necessities, such as nails, stoves, plows and sawmill bearings, required iron, which had to be shipped from St. Louis at … Continued

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A Trial Furnace: Southern Utah’s Iron Mission (softcover)

Iron we need and iron we must have⿿so said Brigham Young in 1855. Utah’s pioneers depended on it for survival. Necessities, such as nails, stoves, plows and sawmill bearings, required iron, which had to be shipped from St. Louis at … Continued

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Adventures of the Soul: The Best Creative Nonfiction from BYU Studies

To help celebrate our 50th anniversary, Doris R. Dant has compiled a new book of personal essays titled Adventures of the Soul: The Best Creative Nonfiction from BYU Studies.  

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An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells, 1870–1920

In her fifty years as a public figure, Emmeline B. Wells edited the Woman's Exponent, represented Latter-day Saint women in national women's organizations, courageously defended her religion in the halls of Congress, and helped mitigate anti-Mormon sentiments, all before becoming … Continued

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An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells, 1870⿿1920

In her fifty years as a public figure, Emmeline B. Wells edited the Woman’s Exponent, represented Latter-day Saint women in national women’s organizations, courageously defended her religion in the halls of Congress, and helped mitigate anti-Mormon sentiments, all before becoming … Continued

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Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon

Parts 1-6 are offered for the first time as a six-book set from BYU Studies while supplies last. Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon gives readers detailed access to the central task of Professor Royal Skousen’s Book … Continued

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Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, 2nd Edition

We are pleased to announce the publication of the second edition of volume 4 of Royal Skousen’s Book of Mormon Critical Text Project. This six-book set, entitled Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon (ATV), fulfills the central … Continued

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Arm the Children

Using Ephesians 6:13-17, Arthur Henry King persuasively argues that genuine education begins in homes where parents read the scriptures to and with their children. The language and morality of scripture then form the foundation for learning and judging every activity, … Continued

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Art and Spirituality: The Visual Culture of Christian Faith

BYU Studies and the BYU Museum of Art announce their joint publication Art and Spirituality: The Visual Culture of Christian Faith. This collection of seventeen articles discusses a variety of topics on the interaction between religion and art.  

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Art, Belief, Meaning: The Arts and the Restored Gospel

Elder M. Russell Ballard once said, Inspired art speaks in the language of eternity, teaching things to the heart that the eyes and ears can never understand. Students and scholars at Brigham Young University discuss art in our theology in … Continued

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Behind the Iron Curtain: Recollections of Latter-day Saints in East Germany, 1945–1989

In 1939 when Hitler’s armies marched into Poland, the LDS missionaries marched out of Germany and eventually out of continental Europe, leaving a strong and thriving Church in eastern Germany. Through personal interviews with East German Saints, this volume documents … Continued

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Celebrating Zion: Pioneers in Mormon Popular Historical Expression

More than a century after Latter-day Saints trekked across the Mormon Trail, Church members continue to celebrate this pioneer experience as an identity-defining touchstone of their American-born religion. Latter-day Saints commemorate their pioneer past in folklore, art, museums, and monuments, … Continued

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Colonel Thomas L. Kane and the Mormons, 1846-1883

A son of a prominent Philadelphia judge, Thomas L. Kane came from a family that was well connected to the political and aristocratic powers of east coast America. In 1846 the governor commissioned Kane as a lieutenant colonel in the … Continued

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Coming to Zion

The year 1997 makes 150 years since the first pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints entered the Salt Lake Valley. The theme for the pioneer sesquicentennial, Faith in Every Footstep, reflects the joys and struggles of … Continued

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Discoveries: Two Centuries of Poems by Mormon Women, 2nd edition

Discoveries highlights poems that trace Mormon women's life experiences from creation through childbirth, youth marriage, motherhood, aging, death, and entrance into eternity. The poetry stirs us to remember, to ponder, often to laugh, sometimes to weep, yet always to rejoice.

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Early Mormon Pamphleteering

Some have argued that Mormonism began with a book, the Book of Mormon. This printed beginning quickly spawned a prolific amount of published material both expounding and defending early doctrines of the Latter-day Saints. Between 1836 and 1860 about ninety … Continued

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Educating Zion

Twenty-three landmark speeches by Church and University leaders about the religious and academic nature of education in Zion and BYU. These speeches have charted and refined the singular course of LDS higher education. Everyone will want to be familiar with … Continued

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Eternal Values and Personal Growth: A Guide on Your Journey to Spiritual, Emotional, and Social Wellness

A new book by an eminent Latter-day Saint psychologist guides the reader on a journey of self-improvement. This LDS approach to counseling and personal mental well-being uses gospel principles and the results of solid research. Explanations and exercises in each … Continued

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Exemplary Elder: The Life and Missionary Diaries of Perrigrine Sessions, 1814–1893

Between 1815 and 1893, Perrigrine Sessions traveled some 50,000 miles. He spent most of his life on a road or a trail, on foot or on horseback, in a wagon, or a train. Through this documentary history, readers trek beside … Continued

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Father of a Prophet: Andrew Kimball

Spencer W. Kimball spent innumerable hours working on a biography of his father, Andrew, but was unable to finish it. This book, completed by Spencer's son and biographer, Edward L. Kimball, brings that desire to fulfillment. Father of a Prophet … Continued

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From the Muddy River to the Ivory Tower: The Journey of George H. Brimhall

As a teacher at BYU and then its president (1904-1921), Brimhall was known as a dynamic orator and as a compassionate administrator whose primary desire was to help students succeed. Brimhall's faith in and devotion to his religion coincided with … Continued

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Gathering as One: The History of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake Tabernacle held the North American record for the widest unsupported interior space at its completion in 1867. Finished two years before the arrival of the railroad, it was constructed primarily of local stone, timber, and adobe.

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German Latter-day Saints and World War II: Their Personal Stories of Survival

Mormons in Eastern Europe found themselves mercilessly caught at the center of political and social turmoil during World War II and its aftermath. This book is a completely new collection of first-hand accounts by German and other Eastern European Latter-day … Continued

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German Latter-day Saints and World War II: Their Personal Stories of Survival

Mormons in Eastern Europe found themselves mercilessly caught at the center of political and social turmoil during World War II and its aftermath. This book is a completely new collection of first-hand accounts by German and other Eastern European Latter-day … Continued

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Give It All Up and Follow Your Lord: Mormon Female Religiosity, 1831-1843

Women constituted a significant portion of the membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during its first decade of existence. However, little historical analysis exists to document the contribution and experience of these women as a whole. … Continued

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Hearts Turned to the Fathers (softcover)

No genealogist should be without this book! Told here for the first time, the history of the Genealogical Society of Utah (now known as the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) is, at one … Continued

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History of the Text of the Book of Mormon, The: Grammatical Variation

These newest books in The Book of Mormon Critical Text Project analyze every basic type of editorial change or grammatical variation in the Book of Mormon, beginning with the handwritten manuscripts and considering every major printed edition. Each of the … Continued

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