My two new books The Rise of Mormonism: 1816-1844 (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged) and Joseph Smith's 1828-1843 Revelations are now available to order. You may order from or your favorite location. If you have a web site or friends who may have an interest in these books please post this information.

The Rise of Mormonism: 1816-1844 - This revised second edition clarifies and includes additional sources to this study. Here is an open, honest, and refreshing history of the foundational years of the Latter-day restoration movement. You may have heard that Joseph Smith (1805-1844) was the prophet of Mormonism. But do you know the story behind the gold plates? This book examines the background, evolution, conflicts, and sacrifices made by church members. Primary sources are used that cover the unique teachings of Smith, including the scriptures he produced. The newly released Book of Commandments and Revelations manuscript is consulted. The theology of the founding prophet evolves away from the early teachings in the Book of Mormon.

Joseph Smith's 1828-1843 Revelations - This book contains public and private revelatory documents from handwritten manuscripts, including the newly released Book of Commandments and Revelations. The Canadian copyright revelation, long rumored to be in existence, receives special attention. Two revelations on plural marriage are included. Joseph Smith made changes to his revelations and his early story. This book shows the transformation over time of church doctrine.

The Rise of Mormonism: 1816-1844 (Second Edition)
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Paperback 9781628392395 $28.99
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8.5 x11 434 pages Imprint: Xulon Press

Joseph Smith's 1828-1844 Revelations
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8.5 x11 356 pages Imprint: Xulon Press

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