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A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, all. Thanks for reading here occasionally. May the coming year be rich in joy and experience.

Announcement: Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia

The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University has announced that, in partnership with Eerdmans Publishing, it will produce A Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia. The volume, to be published in print and online, will be comprised of some 450 entries, ranging in length, according to the following categories:Long: up to 2,000 words; Medium: up to 1,000 words; Short: up to 500 words; Bio: up to 250 words. We cordially invite registered users of the Edwards Center’s website, subscribers to our online journal, Jonathan Edwards Studies, and other interested and qualified members of the reading public to participate in this community non-profit project. Please visit the website for additional information.

Publication Note: Descriptive Bibliography of the Mormon Church Volume 3.

The BYU Religious Studies Center has published the third volume in Peter Crawley’s A Descriptive Bibliography of the Mormon Church.

This volume covers the period from 1853-1857 and is the final volume in the series. The book covers those materials printed with one or more pages that bear on some Church matter. Articles in newspapers, maps, prints, banknotes and ephemeral pieces are not included.

These volumes are the most important contributions to early LDS print culture and will remain so for the foreseeable future.

Available at


$54.84 (free shipping).
ISBN: 978-0-8425-2810-8

Construction, dust jacket and size match the previous two volumes. Essentially for anyone interested in early Mormon imprints or Mormon history from 1830-1857.