The Century asked 23 authors to boil Christian proclamation down to just a few words. What is the essence of the essence of Christianity?
An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900
A History of the Latter-day Saints
Rough Stone Rolling
The American Scripture That Launched a New World Religion
The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation
The Story of a New Religious Tradition
An annotated list by the author of Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction.
The four books of Mormonism
The LDS canon's four books carry equal weight of authority. All are read as historical witnesses to God's promise of salvation.
It has become fashionable to narrate the lives of books. Paul Gutjahr offers a brief and readable account of the Book of Mormon's history.
Changes in Mormon social ethics
The 19th-century Mormon kingdom emphasized the common good. Later came a shift toward personal morality as the mark of saintliness.