Alexander Campbell and Joseph Smith
Paperback ISBN: 1944394281
This book takes a balanced look at Campbell's and Smith's efforts to restore primitive Christianity, including what restoration meant to both groups - their beliefs, their interactions with each other, their similarities, their differences, and their unique contributions to Christianity.
The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
Paperback ISBN: 1610395468
On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood. At thirty-nine years old, Smith had already lived an outsized life. In addition to starting his own religion and creating his own ?Golden Bible
The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857
Paperback ISBN: 0375726365
An incisive analysis of the September 1857 massacre of a gold-laden wagon train of would-be settlers passing through Utah draws on Mormon history, contemporaneous documents, and recently revealed records to argue that Brigham Young, the head of the Mormon Church, and members of the Church itself played key roles in the crime. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.