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- Changes in the way the Word of Wisdom was implemented over time
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- Handbook 2: "The only official interpretation of “hot drinks” (D&C 89:9) in the Word of Wisdom is the statement made by early Church leaders that the term “hot drinks” means tea and coffee"
- Revelations in Context: "Latter-day Saint leaders taught the Word of Wisdom as a command from God, but they tolerated a variety of viewpoints on how strictly the commandment should be observed"
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|Word of Wisdom FairMormon articles on-line|
- Michael R. Ash, "Up In Smoke: A Response to the Tanners' Criticism of the Word of Wisdom," FAIR Conference, 2000. off-site
- Robert T. Divett, "Medicine and the Mormons: a Historical Perspective," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 12 no. 3 (Autumn 1979), 16–24. off-site
- N. Lee Smith, "Herbal Remedies: God's Medicine," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 12 no. 3 (Autumn 1979), 37–56. off-site
- Grant Underwood, "Early Mormon Perceptions of Contemporary America: 1830–1846," Brigham Young University Studies 26 no. 3 (Summer 1986), 49–58. (needs URL / links)
|Word of Wisdom on-line articles|
- Thomas G. Alexander, "The Word of Wisdom: From Principle to Requirement," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 14 no. 3 (Autumn 1981), 78–88.
- Thomas J. Boud, MD, "The Energy Drink Epidemic," Ensign (December 2008), 48.
- Lester E. Bush, Jr., "The Word of Wisdom in Early Nineteenth Century Perspective," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 14 no. 3 (Autumn 1981), 47–65.
- Robert J. McCue, "Did the Word of Wisdom Become a Commandment in 1851?," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 14 no. 3 (Autumn 1981), 66–77.
- Paul H. Peterson, "An Historical Analysis of the Word of Wisdom," Master's thesis, Brigham Young University, 1972.
- Paul H. Peterson and Ronald W. Walker, "Brigham Young's Word of Wisdom Legacy," Brigham Young University Studies 42 no. 3 & 4 (2003), 29–64.
- Clifford J. Stratton, "Caffeine—The Subtle Addiction," Ensign (June 1988), 60.
- N. Lee Smith, "Why Are Mormons So Susceptible to Medical and Nutritional Quackery?" Journal of Collegium Aesculapium 1/1 (1983): 29–54.
|Word of Wisdom printed materials|
- Michael Hickenbotham, Answering Challenging Mormon Questions: Replies to 130 Queries by Friends and Critics of the LDS Church (Horizon Publishers & Distributors, 1995) (now published by Cedar Fort Publisher: Springville, UT, 2004),131–133. ISBN 0882905368. ISBN 0882907786. ISBN 0882907786.