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Further reading

Further reading

FairMormon Answers articles

Baptisms for the dead

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Baptism for the dead as an authentic ancient Christian practice

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Rejection of baptisms for the dead

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FairMormon web site

Vicarious baptism for the dead FairMormon articles on-line
  • Matthew Roper, "Salvation for the Dead: A Response to Luke Wilson" FairMormon link

External links

Vicarious baptism for the dead on-line articles
  • Susan Easton Black, "A Voice of Gladness [Restoration of Baptism for the Dead]," Ensign (February 2004), 35. off-site
  • D. Todd Christofferson, "The Redemption of the Dead and the Testimony of Jesus," Ensign (November 2000), 9.; citing “Excerpts from Recent Addresses of President Gordon B. Hinckley,” Ensign (Jan. 1998): 73. off-site
  • Elma W. Fugal, "Salvation of the Dead," in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., edited by Daniel H. Ludlow, (New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1992), 3:1257–1259. direct off-site
  • Hugh W. Nibley, "Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times," Improvement Era (1948, 1949), multiple, see link. off-site off-site off-site
  • Hugh W. Nibley, The World and the Prophets, 3rd edition, (Vol. 3 of Collected Works of Hugh Nibley), edited by John W. Welch, Gary P. Gillum, and Don E. Norton (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Company; Provo, Utah: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1987), chapter 19, "Two Ways to Remember the Dead". direct off-site
  • Daniel C. Peterson and Stephen D. Ricks, "Comparing LDS Beliefs with First-Century Christianity, (Provo, Utah: FARMS, no date). off-site
  • Krister Stendahl, "Baptism for the Dead: Ancient Sources," in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., edited by Daniel H. Ludlow, (New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1992), 1:97. direct off-site
  • Gaye Strathearn, "Did the Early Christian Church Seek Salvation for the Dead? (Review of: Rescue for the Dead: The Posthumous Salvation of Non-Christians in Early Christianity)," FARMS Review 16/1 (2004): 419–425. off-site
  • John A. Tvedtnes, "The Dead Shall Hear the Voice (Review of Does the Bible Teach Salvation for the Dead? A Survey of the Evidence, Part I)," FARMS Review of Books 10/2 (1998): 184–199. off-site
  • John A. Tvedtnes, "The Quick and the Dead (Review of Baptism on Account of the Dead (1 Cor. 15:29): An Act of Faith in the Resurrection by Michael F. Hull)," FARMS Review 19/2 (2007): 215–238. off-site wiki
  • John A. Tvedtnes, "Proxy Baptism," Ensign (February 1977), 86. off-site
  • John W. Welch, "Review of Corinthian Religion and Baptism for the Dead (1 Corinthians 15:29): Insights from Archaeology and Anthropology by Richard E. DeMaris," FARMS Review of Books 8/2 (1996): 43–45. off-site

Printed material

Vicarious baptism for the dead printed materials
  • Richard L. Anderson, "Baptism for the Dead," in Richard L. Anderson, Understanding Paul (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983), 403-13.
  • Alexander L. Baugh, “‘For This Ordinance Belongeth to My House’: The Practice of Baptism for the Dead Outside the Nauvoo Temple,” Mormon Historical Studies 3/1 (Spring 2002): 47–58.
  • H. David Burton, "Baptism for the Dead," in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., edited by Daniel H. Ludlow, (New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1992), 1:95–96.
  • Larry E. Dahl and Donald Q. Cannon, eds., Encyclopedia of Joseph Smith's Teachings (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1997), 69–70. ISBN 1570086729. ISBN 978-1570086724.
  • Richard O. Cowan, "Instructions on Baptism for the Dead (D&C 127 and 128)," in Robert L. Millet and Kent P. Jackson, eds., Studies in Scripture, Vol. 1: The Doctrine and Covenants (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1989), 490–495. ISBN 087579274X. ISBN 978-0875792743. ISBN 0934126607. ISBN 978-0934126601
  • Mormonism and Early Christianity (Vol. 4 of Collected Works of Hugh Nibley), edited by Todd Compton and Stephen D. Ricks, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret Book Company ; Provo, Utah : Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1987),100–49. See article "Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times."
  • Krister Stendahl, "Ancient Sources [Baptism for the Dead]," in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., edited by Daniel H. Ludlow, (New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1992), 1:97.
  • John A. Tvedtnes, “Baptism for the Dead: The Coptic Rationale,” in Special Papers of the Society for Early Historic Archaeology, no. 2 (1989).