Official Resources of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Church Official Homepage

LDS Church Public Affairs

LDS Church Online Newsroom (explanations of Mormon beliefs)


Prominent Scholars of Mormonism

Richard Bushman
Columbia University (emeritus)

Kathleen Flake
Vanderbilt University (615) 343-3978

Terryl Givens
University of Richmond(804) 289-8303

Sara Barringer Gordon
University of Pennsylvania (215) 898-3069

Jan Shipps
Indiana University-Purdue (emeritus)

Ken Verdoia
University of Utah (801) 581-3250


Mormon Blogosphere- the “Bloggernacle”

(Note- views stated on Mormon blogs may not represent the majority of LDS members)

Times and Seasons

By Common Consent

Millennial Star

Mormon Mentality

Mormon Archipelago


Mormon Politicians

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT)

Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT)

Senator Gordon Smith (R-OR)

Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID)

Congressman Buck McKeon (R-CA)

Michael Leavitt, Director of Health and Human Services

Mitt Romney, former Governor, Massachusetts

Other Prominent Mormons


Mormon Apologetics

Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research (FAIR)

Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS)


Helpful Interviews

In-depth Interview with Elders Russell Nelson of the Quorum of Apostles, and Lance Wickman, LDS Church General Counsel and Member of the First Quorum of the Seventy

Reuters interview with Elder D. Todd Christofferson, member of the Presidency of the Seventy

Pew Forum Transcript of Richard Bushman conversation with multiple journalists- Mormonism and Democratic Politics: Are They Compatible?

PBS interviews page, ancillary to its documentary “The Mormons.”


Recommended Book-Length Reading on Mormonism

Introductory Reading:

Mormons: History, Culture, Belief

Mormonism for Dummies

How Wide the Divide: A Mormon & An Evangelical in Conversation

The Mormon Way of Doing Business (profiling top Mormon executives at companies like Dell, Deloitte & Touche, and JetBlue)

Scholarly Treatments:

Bushman, Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism

Arrington, The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-day Saints

Bushman, Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

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