Mormonism and church organization/Location of the organization/Further Reading

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Further reading

Further reading

FairMormon Answers articles

Changes in the name of the Church

Summary: Why did the Church change its name twice during its history? Shouldn't the name have been given by revelation?

FairMormon web site

External links

Other resources:

  • Richard L. Anderson, "The House Where the Church Was Organized," Improvement Era (April 1970), 16–19, 21–25. [Fayette]
  • Richard L. Bushman, "Just the Facts Please (Review of Inventing Mormonism: Tradition and the Historical Record by H. Michael Marquardt and Wesley P. Walters)," FARMS Review of Books 6/2 (1994): 122–133. off-site[Fayette]
  • John K. Carmack, "Fayette: The Place the Church Was Organized," Ensign (February 1989), 14–19. off-site[Fayette]
  • Larry C. Porter, "Reinventing Mormonism: To Remake or Redo (Review of Inventing Mormonism: Tradition and the Historical Record by H. Michael Marquardt and Wesley P. Walters)," FARMS Review of Books 7/2 (1995): 123–143. off-site[Fayette]
  • Paul H. Peterson, "Review of Walters and Marquardt, Inventing Mormonism:Tradition and the Historical Record; Was the Church Organized in Fayette or in Manchester?," Brigham Young University Studies 35 no. 4 (1995), 209–??. off-site[Reviews evidence for both sites] (Key source)

Printed material

  • Larry C. Porter, "Organizational Origins of the Church of Jesus Christ, 6 April 1830," in Larry C. Porter, Milton V. Backman, Jr., and Susan Easton Black, eds., Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint History: New York and Pennsylvania (Provo: BYU Department of Church History and Doctrine, 1992), 149–162.[Fayette]