Book of Mormon/Anachronisms/Gadianton masons and anti-masonry/CriticalSources

Source(s) of the criticism

  • “The Book of Gold,” The Philadelphia Album (Pennsylvania) (18 December 1830): 405. Reprinted from Auburn Free Press (New York) circa December 1830. off-site
  • “Mormonism,” New York Weekly Messenger and Young Men’s Advocate (29 April 1835). Reprinted from The Pioneer (Rock Springs, Illinois), March 1835. off-site
  • “Mormonism is spreading faster . . .,” Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, New York) (23 August 1831). off-site
  • Richard Abanes, One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), 40 (HB) ( Index of claims )
  • E.S. Abdy, Journal of a Residence and Tour in the United States of North America, from April, 1833, to October, 1834, 3 Vols., (London: John Murray, 1835), 3:53-54.
  • Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945), 63–66. ( Index of claims )
  • John L. Brooke, The Refiner's Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844 (Cambridge University Press, 1996), 168–171, 174–177, 226, 230, 233.
  • Alexander Campbell, Delusions (Boston: Benjamin H. Greene, 1832), p. 89 of original; originally published in Millennial Harbinger 2 (7 February 1831): 85–96. off-site O. Cowdery reply #1 #2 Full title
  • Alexander Campbell, “Inspiration of the Scriptures,” Millennial Harbinger 7, no. 8 (August 1836): 347. off-site
  • Ed Decker, Decker's Complete Handbook on Mormonism (Eugene: Harvest House, 1995), 210–211, 280.
  • John Hayward, The Religious Creeds and Statistics of Every Christian Denomination... (Boston: John Hayward, 1836), 132–38. off-site Full title
  • Eber D. Howe, Mormonism Unvailed (Painesville, OH, 1834), 88. (Affidavits examined) off-site
  • James H. Hunt, Mormonism: Embracing the Origin, Rise and Progress of the Sect (St. Louis: Ustick and Davies, 1844), 43,45. off-site
  • 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)].
  • Thomas F. O'Dea, The Mormons (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1957), 23, 35, 57.
  • David Persuitte, Joseph Smith and the Origins of The Book of Mormon (2nd edition), (McFarland & Company, October 2000), 173–180 ( Index of claims )
  • Walter F. Prince, "Psychological Tests for the Authorship of the Book of Mormon," American Journal of Psychology 28 (July 1917): 373–389.
  • Latayne Colvett Scott, The Mormon Mirage : a former Mormon tells why she left the church (Grand Rapids : Zondervan Pub. House, 1979), 75
  • La Roy Sunderland, “Mormonism,” Zion’s Watchman (New York) 3, no. 9 (3 March 1838): 34. off-site
    Claims kidnapping of Morgan affected the writing.
  • Dan Vogel, "Mormonism's 'Anti-Masonick Bible,'" John Whitmer Historical Association Journal 9 (1989): 17–30..
  • Dan Vogel, "Echoes of Anti-Masonry: A Rejoinder to the Critics of the Anti-Masonic Thesis," in American Apocrypha, ed. Dan Vogel and Brent Lee Metcalfe (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2002), 275–320.
  • Jason Whitman, “The Book of Mormon,” The Unitarian (Boston) 1 (January 1834): 39. off-site