Recent Noteworthy Texts
Below is an annually modified list of significant titles related to Mormon Studies published in the past five years.
Joanna Brooks, Rachel Hunt Steenblik, and Hannah Wheelwright, eds.
Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image. University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Gina Colvin and Joanna Brooks, eds.
Decolonizing Mormonism: Approaching a Postcolonial Zion. University of Utah Press, 2018.
Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Book is Forthcoming
Jill Mulvay Derr, et. al., eds.
The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women’s History. Church Historian’s Press, 2016.
Making Lamanites: Mormons, Native Americans, and the Indian Student Placement Program, 1947-2000. University of Utah Press, 2016.
Terryl L. Givens
Feeding the Flock: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Church and Praxis. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Kate Holbrook and Matthew Bowman, eds.
Women and Mormonism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. University of Utah Press, 2016.
Todd M. Kerstetter
Inspiration & Innovation: Religion in the American West. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Carol Cornwall Madsen
Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History. University of Utah Press, 2017.
Directions for Mormon Studies in the Twenty-First Century. University of Utah Press, 2016
Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of Polygamy. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Max Perry Mueller
Race and the Making of the Mormon People. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States. Princeton University Press, 2018.
Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook, eds.
At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women. Church Historian’s Press, 2017.
Paul W. Reeve
Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Brent M. Rogers, et al., eds.
The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Volume 5: October 1835-January 1838. Church Historian’s Press, 2017.
Revelatory Events: Three Case Studies of the Emergence of New Spiritual Paths. Princeton University Press, 2016.
Richard E. Turley, et al., eds.
Mountain Meadows Massacre: Collected Legal Papers (2 vols.). University of Oklahoma Press, 2017.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
“A House Full of Females”: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870. New York: Knopf, 2017.
Anthology of World Religions: Sacred Texts and Contemporary Perspectives. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Railroading Religion: Mormons, Tourists, and the Corporate Spirit of the West. University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
Book is Forthcoming