Confessions of a Mormon Historian

Dream House on Golan Drive

Fresh Courage Take

Glorious in Persecution

History of Joseph Smith and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Island Adventures

Mormon Hierarchy

Natural Born Seer

Salt Lake School of the Prophets, 1867-1883

Some Love

Thirteenth Apostle

A Response to “Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham” by Dr. Robert Ritner

Significant Textual Changes in the Book of Mormon


Challenge of Honesty

Murder by Sacrament

The Council of Fifty

Mormonism Unvailed

Cowboy Apostle

Lost Apostles

Later Patriarchal Blessings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Thieves of Summer

An Imperfect Book

Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri

Her Side of It

Sense of Order

Church, State, and Politics

Amazing Colossal Apostle


Nauvoo City and High Council Minutes

Why I Stay

Dimensions of Faith

The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000:

Candid Insights of a Mormon Apostle: The Diaries of Abraham H. Cannon, 1889-1895

“Proving Contraries”

Last Pioneer

Things in Heaven and Earth

Sidney Rigdon

Unification Church

Soka Gakkai

Osho Rajneesh

Hare Krishna

Church of Scientology

Children of God


An Intimate Chronicle

Mormon Democrat

An American Prophet’s Record

Waiting for World’s End

History’s Apprentice

Danish Apostle

In the World

Making the Ghost Dance

The Angel Acronym

Nauvoo Polygamy

Dancing Naked

The Pictograph Murders

Vernal Promises

Evening and the Morning

A Little Lower than the Angels

Early Mormon Documents: Volume Two

Marketing Precedes the Miracle

Utah and All That Jazz

No Man Knows My Pastries

Sanpete Tales

Early Mormon Documents: Volume Three

Early Mormon Documents: Volume Four

Mormon Mavericks

Early Mormon Documents: Volume Five

God Has Made Us a Kingdom

An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins

Inventing Mormonism

Power from on High

San Bernardino

Prophet Puzzle

Mormon Hierarchy

Mormon Hierarchy

Elder Statesman

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

The Eyes of a Flounder

Mapping the Bones of the World

House of the Lord:

The Mysteries of Godliness: A History of Mormon Temple Worship

Pre-Nicene New Testament

Losing a Lost Tribe

American Apocrypha

Studies of the Book of Mormon

The Reader’s Book of Mormon

Rational Theology

The Sacrament of Doubt

Truth, The Way, The Life, An Elementary Treatise on Theology

Essential Parley P. Pratt

Essential Orson Pratt

Essential Joseph Smith

Articles of Faith

Essential James E. Talmage

Essential Brigham Young

Essential B. H. Roberts


Utah’s Lawless Fringe

“The Skeleton in Grandpa’s Barn”

Red Stockings and Out-of-Towners

Mormon Church on Trial


Breathe Life into Your Life Story

Reminiscences of Early Utah

Pedestals & Podiums

Conflict in the Quorum

Line upon Line

Autobiography of B. H. Roberts

Mormon Polygamy

In Sacred Loneliness

Joseph Smith’s Quorum of the Anointed, 1842-1845

Nauvoo Endowment Companies, 1845-1846

Evolution and Mormonism

In the President’s Office

William E. McLellin Papers, 1854-1880