Book Review: The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon Temple

Title: The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon TempleEditor: Christian Larsen Published by: Signature Books in 2019 Number of Pages: 280 Binding: Paperback ISBN: 978-1-56085-279-7 Price: 18.95 I have never known enough about professional football to collect a … Continue reading

Book Review: “Jan Shipps: A Social and Intellectual Portrait”

Jan Shipps: A Social and Intellectual Portrait: How a Methodist Girl from Hueytown, Alabama, Became an Acclaimed Mormon Studies Scholar By Gordon Shepherd and Gary Shepherd, Published by Kofford Books Year Published: 2019Number of Pages:  240Binding: Available in Cloth and … Continue reading

Review of The Earth Will Appear as the Garden of Eden: Essays on Mormon Environmental History

Review of Jedediah S. Rogers and Matthew C. Godfrey, The Earth Will Appear as the Garden of Eden: Essays on Mormon Environmental History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2019). “Mormon environmental history” may sound like an odd or … Continue reading

Book Review: The Bear River Massacre: A Shoshone History

The Bear River Massacre: A Shoshone History by Darren Parry, Published by: BCC Press, Published in 2019  Number of Pages: 165Binding: Paper  ISBN:  978-1948218207Price: 9.95     Site of the Bear River Massacre, known as Boa Ogoi to the Northwestern Shoshone … Continue reading

REVIEW: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Kirtland Temple From Basement to Bell Tower

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Kirtland Temple From Basement to Bell Tower Author: Ronald Romig Published by: John Whitmer Books Genre: Non-Fiction – History Published: 2019, Paper binding, 72 pages ISBN: 978-1934901205 Price: 9.95 Between the twenty-seventh of December … Continue reading

Book Review: “Faith and Intellect: The Lives and Contributions of Latter-day Saint Thinkers”

Title: “Faith and Intellect: The Lives and Contributions of Latter-day Saint Thinkers” Author: Leonard Arrington, Edited by: Gary Bergera Published by: Signature Books, 2019Genre: Biography Pages: 179 Binding: Paper     ISBN: 978156085275951459   Price: 14.95 A little over a decade … Continue reading

Review: Utah Politics: The Elephant in the Room

Title: Utah Politics: The Elephant in the Room Author: Rod Decker Published by: Signature Books, 2019, 404 pages, Paper binding  ISBN:  978-1560852728, Price: 24.95 Candidates debate during the 2019 Salt Lake City mayoral race. One is Mormon and one is not, … Continue reading

A Review of Jonathan Stapley’s The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology

Stapley, Jonathan A. The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018. 188 pp. ISBN 9780190844431. Best Mormon History Book of 2018 Jonathan A. Stapley’s The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology reveals … Continue reading

Review: “The Annals of the Southern Mission: A Record of the History of the Settlement of Southern Utah”

James Godson Bleak Title: The Annals of the Southern Mission: A Record of the History of the Settlement of Southern Utah Editors and Contributors: Aaron McArthur and Reid Neilson. Forward: Elder Steven E. Snow Introduction: Brandon J. Metcalf Pages: 850Price: … Continue reading