Table of Contents




  • --Creating the Sacred Space of Zion Martha Sonntag Bradley, 1
  • --The Kinderhook Plates, the Tucson Artifacts, and Mormon Archeological Zeal J. Michael Hunter, 31
  • --Desert Imagery and Sacred Symbolism: The Design of the Arizona Temple Paul L. Anderson, 71
  • --The Historic Arizona Temple Richard O. Cowan, 99
  • --Eliza R. Snow and the Prophet's Gold Watch: Time Keeper as Relic Jennifer Reeder, 119
  • --A Turbulent Coexistence: Duane Hunt, David O. McKay, and a Quarter-Century of Catholic-Mormon Relations
    Gregory A. Prince and Gary Topping, 142


--Spencer J. Condie, Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle Samuel Brown, 164

--Martha Sonntag Bradley and Mary Brown Firmage Woodward, Four Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier Linda King Newell, 168

--Simon G. Southerton, Losing a Lost Tribe: Native Americans, DNA, and the Mormon Church Armand L. Mauss, 172

--Coke Newell, Latter Days: A Guided Tour Through Six Billion Years of Mormonism Laura Compton, 177

--Kathleen Flake, The Politics of American Religious Identity: The Seating of Senator Reed Smoot, Mormon Apostle Thomas G. Alexander, 181

--William G. Hartley, Stand by My Servant Joseph: The Story of the Joseph Knight Family and the Restoration Steven C. Harper, 184

--Carlos Illades, Rhodakanaty y la Formation del Pensamiento Socialista en Mexico Dale Beecher, 186

--Ethan R. Yorgason, Transformation of the Mormon Culture Region Armand L. Mauss, 190

--Jesse L. Embry, Mormon Wards as Community Douglas D. Alder, 193

--Clive Scott Chisholm, Following the Wrong God Home Paul M. Edwards, 197

--Douglas J. Davies, An Introduction to Mormonism Val Hemming, 199

--Eric G. Swedin, Healing Souls: Psychotherapy in the Latter-day Saint Community Bron Ingoldsby, 201

--Charles M. Hatch and Todd M. Compton, eds., A Widow's Tale: The 1884-1896 Diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney Henry A. Wolfinger, 205

--Dan Vogel, Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet William D.Morain, 210

--Stephen L. Prince, Gathering in Harmony: A Saga of Southern Utah Families, Their Roots and Pioneering Heritage, and the Tale of Antone Prince, Sheriff of Washington County Craig L. Foster, 213

--Janet Bennion, Desert Patriarchy: Mormon and Mennonite Communities in the Chihuahua Valley Brian C. Hales, 214

--Alexander L. Baugh and Andrew H. Hedges, eds., Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: New York and Pennsylvania H. Michael Marquardt, 221

--Morris A. Shirts and Kathryn H. Shirts, A Trial Furnace: Southern Utah's Iron Mission Wayne K. Hinton, 225


--Marilyn Brown, Statehood: A Novel Celebrating Utah's Centennial, Marilyn Brown, Ghosts of the Oquirrhs, and Marilyn Brown, House on the Sound, 229

--Blake T. Ostler, Exploring Mormon Thought: The Attributes of God, 232

--George W. Givens, 500 Little-Known Facts in Mormon History, 234

--Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate, 235

--Don Busath, Temple Square in the Light of Its Seasons, 237

--Grant Underwood, ed., Voyages of Faith: Explorations in Mormon Pacific History, 238

--P. J[ames]. Sanders, A Key to Succession in the Presidency of the Church and a Complete Ready Reference for the Missionary, 240

--Milton V. Backman Jr., People and Power ofNauvoo: Themes from the Nauvoo Experience, 242

--Lee Nelson, A Thousand Souls, 243

--Richard E. Turley Jr. and Lael Littke, Stories from the Life of Joseph Smith, 244

--The Journal of Beaver Island History, 245

--Voyle L. Munson and Lillian S. Munson, A Gift of Faith: Elias H. Blackburn, 246

--Reid L. Neilson, From the Green Hills of England to the Red Hills of Dixie: The Story of William and Rachel Thompson Atkin, 247

-John Gates, Brigham 's Day, 249

--Charles W. Baley, Disaster at the Colorado: Beale's Wagon Road and the First Emigrant Party, 250

--John Nicholson, The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing or the Murder of a "Mormon " Missionary, 251

--Launi K. Anderson, Blossoms of Faith, 252

--Chad Daybell, A Prophet in Palmyra, 253

--Richard C. Roberts and Richard W. Sadler, A History of Weber County, 254

--W. Dee Halverson, Building History-History Building: the LDS Conference Center and Its History, 255

--Marianne Perciaccante, Calling Down Fire: Charles Grandison Finney and Revivalism in Jefferson County, New York, 1800-1840, 257

--Greg W. Haws, Hooper and Its Sons of Ditches: The Story of a Town, a Canal and a Boy, 259

--George A. Smith, The Rise, Progress and Travels of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Being a Series of Answers to Questions, including the Revelation on Celestial Marriage, and a Brief Account of the Settlement of Salt Lake Valley, with Interesting Statistics, 260

--Hyrum L. Andrus and Helen Mae Andrus, comps. and eds. They Knew the Prophet: Personal Accounts from over 100 People ho Knew Joseph Smith 261

Richard W. Jackson, Places of Worship: 150 Years of Latter-day Saint Architecture, 262

--Shirley Rees, Hannah Stands Tall, 265

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