Doctrine and Covenants Reference Companion
Latter,day Saints have often wished for an encyclopedic dictionary devoted to latter,day scripture, the Doctrine and Covenants in particular. This volume is exactly that. More than seven years in the making, it addresses some 850 topics - people, places, words, phrases, doctrines, historical context and overviews of each section, and much more - as it provides expansive research in easy,to,read language and format. Numerous photographs of historical documents, places, and persons, as well as maps, charts, and tables, enhance the study of the revelations given to Joseph Smith as the Lord restored his Church in the latter days.
The entries in this reference companion have been prepared by some of the finest scholars in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter,day Saints: faculty members from Brigham Young University, BYU,Idaho, and BYU,Hawaii, teachers in the Church Educational System, research personnel from the Church Historical Department, and others. Contributors include James B. Allen, Alexander L. Baugh, Susan Easton Black, Larry E. Dahl, Steven C. Harper, William G. Hartley, Andrew H. Hedges, Glen M. Leonard, Truman G. Madsen, Robert J. Matthews, Robert L. Millet, Camille Fronk Olson, Larry C. Porter, Andrew C. Skinner, Brent L. Top, and Robert J. Woodford - more than 125 in all.