Mormonism: A Select Bibliography


Brigham Young. Discourses of Brigham Young. Compiled by John A. Widtoe. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 1978.

Bruce McConkie. Mormon Doctrine, 2d ed. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1966.

Clark L. and Kathryn H. Kidd, A Convert’s Guide to Mormon Life: A Guidebook for New Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bookcraft, 1998.

Coke Newell. Latter Days: A Guided Tour through Six Billion Years of Mormonism. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000.

Craig Blomberg and Stephen Robinson. How Wide the Divide? A Mormon & an
Evangelical in Conversation
. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1997.

D. Michael Quinn. The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power. Signature Books, 1994.

D. Michael Quinn. The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power. Signature Books, 1997.

D. Michael Quinn. Early Mormonism and the Magic World View. Signature Books; 2nd Edition, 1998.

D. Michael Quinn. The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth and Corporate Power. Signature Books,  2017.

Gregory Prince and Wm Robert Wright. David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern
. University of Utah Press, October 1, 2014.

Joseph Smith. “King Follett Sermon.” In History of the Church, 6:302–17.

Joseph Fielding Smith. Doctrines of Salvation. Salt Lake City: Cannon and Sons, 1891.

Joseph Fielding Smith Jr., Doctrines of Salvation: Sermons and Writings of Joseph Fielding Smith, 3 vols. Deseret, 1957–1963.

LDS Church Educational System. Book of Mormon: Student Manual, Religion 121 and
122. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1996.

LDS Church Educational System. Church History in the Fulness of Times, Religion 341–43. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1993.

LDS Church Educational System. Church History in the Fulness of Times: Student Manual, Religion 341 through 343. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2003.

LDS Church Educational System. Doctrine and Covenants: Student Manual, Religion 324 and 325. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1981.

LDS Church Educational System. Doctrines of the Gospel: Student Manual, Religion 231 and 232. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1986.

Parley P. Pratt, Key to the Science of Theology. Deseret, 1978.

Rex Lee. What Do Mormons Believe? Salt Lake City: Deseret, 1992.

Richard Lyman Bushman. Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism’s Founder. New York: Vintage Books, 2005.

Richard R. Hopkins. Biblical Mormonism: Responding to Evangelical Criticism of LDS Theology. Bountiful, UT: Horizon, 1994.

Robert Millet. Precept Upon Precept.

Robert Millet. A Different Jesus? The Christ of the Latter-day Saints. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005.

Robert Millet. Getting at the Truth. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2004.

Robert Millet. Grace Works. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2003.

Robert Millet. Lost and Found. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2001.

Robert Millet. The Mormon Faith: A New Look at Christianity. Salt Lake City: Shadow Mountain, 1998.

Robert Millet and Roger Keller. Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2005.

Stephen Robinson. Are Mormons Christians? Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1991.

Stephen Robinson and Dean Garrett. A Commentary on the Doctrine and Covenants (3 volumes). Utah: Deseret. 2001–2004.

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Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson. Mormonism 101. Baker Books, 2000.

Craig Blomberg and Stephen Robinson. How Wide the Divide? A Mormon & an Evangelical in Conversation. InterVarsity Press, 1997.

Craig Blomberg, The NIV Application Commentary: 1 Corinthians. Zondervan, 1994.

D. A. Carson, “Did Paul Baptize for the Dead?” Christianity Today, August 10, 1998.

Dan Vogel. Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet. Signature Books, 2004.

Donald Guthrie, Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Hebrews. Eerdmans, 1988.

Douglas Davies. An Introduction to Mormonism. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

F. F. Bruce, The New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle of Hebrews. Eerdmans, 1964.

Francis Beckwith, Carl Mosser, and Paul Owen, eds. The New Mormon Challenge: Responding to the Latest Defenses of a Fast-Growing Movement. Zondervan, 2002.

G. R. Beasley-Murray, Baptism in the New Testament. Eerdmans, 1962.

Grant Palmer. An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins. Signature Books, 2002.

Jan Shipps. Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition. The University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Jan Shipps. Sojourner in the Promised Land: Forty Years among the Mormons. The University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Jerald and Sandra Tanner. Mormonism: Shadow or Reality? Utah Lighthouse Mission, 1982.

J. I. Packer, “Can the Dead Be Converted?” Christianity Today, January 11, 1999.

John Piper, Counted Righteous in Christ: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ’s Righteousness? Crossway, 2002.

Lynn Wilder. Unveiling Grace: The Story of How We Found Our Way out of the Mormon Church. Zondervan, 2013.

Mark A. Noll, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada. Eerdmans, 1992

Paul K. Jewett, Infant Baptism and the Covenant of Grace. Eerdmans, 1978.

Richard and Joan Ostling. Mormon America: The Power and the Promise. HarperSanFrancisco, 1999.

Roger E. Olson, Armininan Theology: Myths and Realities. InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Timothy Ware, The Orthodox Church. Penguin, 1997.

Wayne Grudem, Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith. Zondervan, 1999.


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