FairMormon Web Links
The following are a few of the many LDS-oriented sites available on the World Wide Web. Links to these sites are provided as a convenience to those wishing to do more research. Some of these links lead to sites not maintained or supported by FairMormon. If you have comments or questions about these links, please direct them to the Webmaster.
Additional FairMormon Sites
In addition to the sites that can be accessed from the FairMormon Main Page and from the dropdown menu above, these sites are maintained by FairMormon.
Apologetic resources and information for German-speaking individuals.
Black Mormon Web Site
Dedicated to black members of the LDS Church, dispelling myths, and providing an accurate source of information on topics related to blacks and the Church.
Mormon Scholars Testify
A sampling of testimonies of faith provided by scholars. This site disputes the common assertion that those who are more educated leave Mormonism behind. Faith and knowledge are not mutually exclusive.
FairMormon Members-Only Site
A restricted site designed for those who are members of the FairMormon Apologetics list.
FairMormon Members and Affiliates
These sites are independently maintained by members of FairMormon or by FairMormon affiliates (organizations associated with FairMormon).
Extra Biblical Writings
FairMormon member Rolf Farch has compiled an amazing number of extra-biblical source documents, including pseudepigrapha, gnostic, apocrypha, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Interpreter Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, the Doctrine and Covenants, early LDS history, and related subjects.
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Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
The Maxwell Institute at Brigham Young University encourages and supports research about the Book of Mormon and other ancient scriptures. Its main research interests include ancient history, language, literature, culture, geography, politics, and law relevant to the scriptures.
A French-language apologetics Web site meeting the needs of French-speaking individuals all over the world. Idumea has translated a number of FairMormon articles for their Web site.
Joseph Smith, American Prophet
Great information and media presentations about Joseph Smith.
Scholarly & Historical Information Exchange for Latter-Day Saints (SHIELDS)
SHIELDS contains reviews of books and articles, a response to Appendix B of Walter Martin’s The Maze of Mormonism (in progress), examination of things critics have said and done, and correspondence with critics.
Answering Criticisms of the Gospel
Michael Griffith’s LDS Information Site. Contains articles on basic LDS doctrines and history as well as edited extracts from his books: One Lord, One Faith: Writings of The Early Christian Fathers as Evidences of the Restoration; A Ready Reply: Answering Challenging Questions about the Gospel; and Refuting the Critics: Evidences of the Book of Mormon’s Authenticity.
Letter to a Pastor
Cooper Johnson’s response to Pastor Ed Young’s (Fellowship Church) Sermon on Mormonism.
Joel Hardy’s Answers to Questions about the LDS Church. Contains a wide variety of criticism topics in brief answer format. Scripture is used as the basis for many of the answers.
Response to Mormon Critics
A site for those who have faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ but don’t know how to answer some of the critic’s questions. Contains a section on critics, criticisms, book reviews, free online book (One Minute Answers), and links to other sites.
A sometimes rough-and-tumble place to discuss Church-related topics. This board is a debate board, for a non debate forum please use the LDS Forums Link
General Mormonism Sites
More Good Foundation
The More Good Foundation provides tools and training for Mormons to share their beliefs on the Internet.
The Mormon Women Project
An expanding series of interviews with Latter-day Saint women from around the world.
BBC Religion and Ethics – The Mormons
A great non-LDS site by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The Latter-day Saint Frequently Asked Questions (LDSFAQ) web site, sponsored by BYU Studies provides answers for some common and other not-so-common questions about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Questions and answers have been summarized from past issues of BYU Studies (a scholarly journal supported by Brigham Young University) as well as from other sources such as the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.
Jeff Lindsay’s LDS information site. An excellent source for answers to frequently asked questions about the Church. Topics include LDS beliefs, history, Book of Mormon, Book of Abraham, and other general apologetic items.
Great site with lots of family-friendly LDS links on the Web.
LDS.net is a social network for members of the Church where they can chat and share blogs, photos, video, and more.
Learn more about the Savior Jesus Christ at Christ.org.
Share stories and experiences from your life at MormonsBelieve.org.
General information about LDS beliefs in a wiki format.
Joseph Smith and the Restoration
Elden’s Research Page
Elden Watson’s Research and Studies Page. Contains an in-depth paper on the First Vision and a thorough Book of Mormon translation timeline. Also contains a number of self-authored pamphlets on various subjects.
Fulfilled Prophecies of Joseph Smith
Jeff Lindsay’s compilation of the successful prophecies of Joseph Smith.
The Church’s Web site dedicated to Joseph Smith
Wikipedia article on the life and work of Joseph Smith, Jr.
Encyclopedia article (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia) about Joseph Smith.
Joseph Smith – History
From the Pearl of Great Price, the official history of Joseph Smith.
Joseph Smith’s First Vision Accounts
Jeff Lindsay’s examination of the different accounts of the First Vision.
Joseph Smith’s Picture
Only known daguerreotype image of Joseph Smith.
Prophet Joseph Smith
Article about Joseph Smith, originally from the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.
The Testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith
Information from the Church’s Web site about Joseph Smith’s testimony.
Modern Prophets and Apostles
Gordon B. Hinckley
Documenting and celebrating the life of the Church’s fifteenth president.
Thomas S. Monson
Quotes and talks by Thomas S. Monson, as well as testimonials related to the man.
Missionaries and Missionary Work
All About Mormon Missionaries
General information about missionaries, the MTC, and missionary work.
No, not the movie. A PBS article about missionary work and the life of a missionary.
Article on the popular About.com site related to missionaries. Good site for non-members.
The BBC explains why Mormons do missionary work. (Great for general information or for use with non-members.)
Wikipedia article on what Mormon missionaries are all about.
Mormon Missionary Work
Articles about missionaries and missionary life.
Joseph Smith’s Polygamy
A scholarly look at the historical record related to Joseph Smith and the introduction and practive of LDS polygamy.
Examination of the roots, growth, and errors of fundamentalist Mormon sects.
Book of Abraham Project
Contains research on the Book of Abraham and its criticisms, Joseph Smith, apostasy, Hugh Nibley’s writings, History of the Church, and writings of early Saints.
General Conference Scriptural Index
An interactive tool for analyzing the use of scriptural reference in all General Conference addresses from 1942 to the present.
The House of the Lord
The Church’s official temple Web area.
LDS Church Temples
Information on all the Church’s temples around the world.
Teachings About Temples
LDS teachings about temples and their purposes
Temples in Mormonism
Wikipedia article on temples in Mormonism (not just the LDS Church).
By Common Consent
A variety of authors on topics related to Mormonism.
Jeff Lindsay’s popular blog on all things Mormon.