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The Joseph Smith Papers

The authoritative source for the writings, teachings, and records of Joseph Smith

Articles

Joseph (Smith) in Egypt: Babel, Hieroglyphs, and the Pure Language of Eden

Joseph (Smith) in Egypt: Babel, Hieroglyphs, and the Pure Language of Eden

Church History, vol 78, no. 1 (March 2009), 26-56

By:

Samuel Brown

Ordering Antinomy: An Analysis of Early Mormonism’s Priestly Offices, Councils, and Kinship

Ordering Antinomy: An Analysis of Early Mormonism’s Priestly Offices, Councils, and Kinship

Religion and American Culture, vol. 26, no. 2 (2016), 139-83

By:

Kathleen Flake

Books

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Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet

Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet

By:

Dan Vogel

The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844

The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844

By:

John L. Brooke

Joseph Smith, Rough Stone Rolling: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism’s Founder

Joseph Smith, Rough Stone Rolling: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism’s Founder

By:

Richard Lyman Bushman

The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism’s Most Controversial Scripture

The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism’s Most Controversial Scripture

By:

Terryl Givens with Brian M. Hauglid

The Personal Writings of Joseph Smith

The Personal Writings of Joseph Smith

By:

Joseph Smith and Dean C. Jessee

Joseph Smith the Prophet

Joseph Smith the Prophet

By:

Truman G. Madsen

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

By:

D. Michael Quinn

The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology

The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology

By:

Jonathan A. Stapley

Opening the Heavens: Accounts of Divine Manifestations

Opening the Heavens: Accounts of Divine Manifestations

By:

John W. Welch

Glorious in Persecution: Joseph Smith, American Prophet, 1839-1844

Glorious in Persecution: Joseph Smith, American Prophet, 1839-1844

By:

Martha Bradley-Evans

In Heaven As It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death

In Heaven As It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death

By:

Samuel M. Brown

The Words of Joseph Smith: The Contemporary Accounts of the Nauvoo Discourses of the Prophet Joseph

The Words of Joseph Smith: The Contemporary Accounts of the Nauvoo Discourses of the Prophet Joseph

By:

Andrew F. Ehat and Lyndon W. Cook

Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

By:

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

By:

Michael Hubbard Mackay

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

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

By:

Dallin H. Oaks and Marvin S. Hill

Hearken, O Ye People: The Historical Settings for Joseph Smith’s Ohio Revelations

Hearken, O Ye People: The Historical Settings for Joseph Smith’s Ohio Revelations

By:

Mark Lyman Staker

Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess

Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess

By:

Richard S. Van Wagoner