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Source(s) of the criticism
- Richard Abanes, One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), 36-40 ( Index of claims )
- Scott Abbott, "Review of Mormonism's Temple of Doom, by William J. Schnoebelen and James R. Spencer," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 22 no. 2 (1989), 151–53.
- Edward H. Ashment, "The LDS Temple Ceremony: Historical Origins and Religious Value," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 27 no. 3 (1994), 289–98.
- Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945), 279. ( Index of claims )
- David J. Buerger, "The Development of the Mormon Temple Endowment Ceremony," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 20 no. 4 (1987), 33–76.
- David John Buerger, The Mysteries of Godliness: A History of Mormon Temple Worship (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 2002), 1–.
- John Dehlin, "Why People Leave the LDS Church," (2008).
- Michael W. Homer, "'Similarity of Priesthood in Masonry': The Relationship between Freemasonry and Mormonismvol=27," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought no. 3 (1994), 1–113.
- Robert N. Hullinger, Joseph Smith's Response to Skepticism (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1992), 99–120 [originally published as Mormon Answer to Skepticism: Why Joseph Smith Wrote the Book of Mormon (St. Louis, Mo.: Clayton, 1980)].
- Armand L. Mauss, "Culture, Charisma, and Change: Reflections on Mormon Temple Worship," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 20 no. 4 (1987), 77–83.
- Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson, Mormonism 101. Examining the Religion of the Latter-day Saints (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 2000), Chapter 15. ( Index of claims )
- Sterling M. McMurrin, "Review of Encyclopedia of Mormonism, ed. Daniel H. Ludlow," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 26 no. 2 (1993), 210.
- Keith E. Norman, "A Kinder, Gentler Mormonism: Moving Beyond the Violence of Our Past," Sunstone (August 1990), 10–14. off-site
- Richard N. and Joan K. Ostling, Mormon America: The Power and the Promise, (New York:HarperCollins Publishers, 2000), 10. ( Index of claims )
- Lance S. Owens, "Joseph Smith and Kabbalah: The Occult Connection," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 27 no. 3 (1994), 166–73.
- Gregory A. Prince, Power from on High: The Development of Mormon Priesthood (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1995), 146–48.
- Allen D. Roberts, "Where Are the All-Seeing Eyes?," Sunstone (May/June 1979), 22–37. off-site
- George D. Smith Jr., "Review of Evolution of the Mormon Temple Ceremony: 1920–1990, by Jerald and Sandra Tanner," Sunstone (June 1991), 56. off-site
- Editor's introduction to William Clayton and George D. Smith (editor), An Intimate Chronicle: The Journals of William Clayton (Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books, 1995), xxxvii–xxxviii.
- Jerald and Sandra Tanner, The Changing World of Mormonism (Moody Press, 1979), 535–547.( Index of claims )
- Margaret and Paul Toscano, Strangers in Paradox: Explorations in Mormon Theology (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1990), 279, 287
- Wikipedia article "Joseph Smith, Jr."–Primary editor: COgden, with additional contributions by multiple editors. ( FAIR's Analysis of this Wikipedia article)