The Prodigal Half-Quorum of “Lost Apostles”

Title: Lost Apostles: Forgotten Members of Mormonism’s Original Quorum of Twelve Authors: William Shepard and H. Michael Marquardt Publisher: Signature Books Genre: Mormon History Year Published: 2014 Number of Pages: 400 Binding: Hardcover ISBN13 978-1-56085-228-5 Price $35.95 Have you ever … Continue reading

A Great New Book about an Ancient American One

John L. Sorenson.  Mormon’s Codex: An Ancient American Book.  Salt Lake City: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship and Deseret Book, 2013. 826 pp. Maps, tables, figures, foreword, preface, introduction, appendix, bibliography, index.  Hardback. $59.99. ISBN: 978-1-60907-399-2 Guest reviewed … Continue reading

Cowboy Apostle: The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins, 1875-1932

Anthony Ivins served in the Quorum of Twelve and First Presidency for over 26 years

As part of a series of essays on controversial topics, the church recently published an article discussing plural marriages performed after the Manifesto. The article noted, “on an exceptional basis, some new plural marriages were performed between 1890 and 1904, … Continue reading

First Impressions: BYU New Testament Commentary Series, “The Revelation of John the Apostle”

Since the very first rumblings I heard of the planned exhaustive BYU New Testament Commentary Series, I was both extremely excited, and a little nervous. Part of the excitement was due to the notice that part of the commentary would … Continue reading

Lost and Found Christianities: Bart Ehrman and the Christianicity of Mormonism

Worlds Without End is pleased to present this offering from guest poster Richard D. Lamborn. Richard practices law within the shadow of Yankee Stadium. In addition to a University of Utah J.D., he holds an M.A. from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity … Continue reading