NEW! - Issue 54:2
We are happy to announce that BYU Studies Quarterly, volume 54, number 2, is now available. Print copies will be mailed July 7 and should be delivered by the end of July (they are mailed via bulk mail). Subscribers to both print and digital versions can access all the articles…
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Through his personal interest in World War I, George S. Tate finds deeper meaning of D&C Section 138. Remembering the circumstances of 1918—the war, pandemic flu, and Joseph F. Smith’s loss of a son—makes the assurance of divine love and ultimate redemption found in D&C 138 more poignant.
The Testimony of Luke
The most distinguishing element of this line-by-line, word-by-word commentary is its use of Latter-day Saint scriptures—the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price—to illuminate Luke's Gospel.
Mapping Mormonism: 2nd Edition
Mapping Mormonism's first edition proved to be a landmark reference work in Mormon studies; now it is further improved and updated with the latest information in this second edition. This work covers the early Restoration, the settlement of the West, and the expanding Church, giving particular emphasis to recent developments in the modern Church throughout all regions of the world.
See our collection of articles and books on Joseph Smith. Additionally, see our website which maps the chronology of Joseph Smith's life.
Church History Chart
This chart is available as a poster or a booklet. It presents a comprehensive 210-year timeline that shows church growth, such as the number of temples, number of Book of Mormon translations, and church membership over time along with major historical events, dates and information about each LDS President's administration.
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What is BYU Studies?
The original Mormon Studies journal has been published continually for over 50 years. In this quarterly journal, you will find articles from experts in a variety of disciplines – from Church history and ancient scripture to art, music, and literature.
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The Parable of the Good Samaritan
The Christ-centered meaning of the Parable of the Good Samaritan was largely lost in the age of the Enlightenment; this website seeks to help restore that meaning by providing useful resources.
This website is designed to help in the research and study of chiasmus, a literary device found in texts from many cultures, most notably in ancient texts. Find examples, weekly features, and information on recent publications.
The anti-Catholic movement of the 1850s shares common features with the anti-Masonic movement of the 1830s and the anti-Mormon movement of the 1870s and 1880s.
Increasing interest in public policy decisions is revealed in both the dramatic behavior of citizens’ interest groups and the proliferation of journal articles and books on public issues and the policy process. On the one hand are mounting citizen awareness and involvement in the process and, on the other, are efforts of social scientists to analyze and describe more effectively the realities of issues and...
What should be the attitude of Latter-day Saints toward the Constitution in 1962? Bernhard suggests two possibilities. One can insist that the Constitution must be interpreted exactly as it was interpreted in 1789 (though most Latter-day Saints who take this view seem more enamored with the Social Darwinist interpretations of 1889) and refuse to face any social problem which was not existent and being faced in George...