Black Friday Sale: 40% Off Church History and Doctrine Titles! November 21 2016




Beginning at noon on Thanksgiving and running through Cyber Monday, Greg Kofford Books is pleased to offer 40% off the following church history and doctrine titles. The Doctrine & Covenants will be the Gospel Doctrine focus for 2017, so be sure to take advantage of this Black Friday weekend sale for your personal study, or for the teacher or student of scripture in your life.
40% off select church history and doctrine titles


Helpful resources for understanding the historical setting of Joseph Smith's Ohio revelations—which comprise the majority of the Doctrine and Covenants—the Law of Consecration, and the development of Mormon theology:


Hearken, O Ye People: The Historical Setting of Joseph Smith's Ohio Revelations

by Mark Lyman Staker

Winner of the Best Book Award from the Mormon History Association and the John Whitmer Historical Association

“Sets a new standard of in-depth research in Latter-day Saint history.” — Richard L. Bushman, author of Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

$34.95 hardcover
$20.97 Sale Price

For Zion: A Mormon Theology of Hope
by Joseph M. Spencer

“The most ambitious scholarly engagement with the law of consecration since Hugh Nibley’s Approaching Zion.” — By Common Consent

$19.95 paperback
$11.97 Sale Price

“This is My Doctrine”: The Development of Mormon Theology
by Charles R. Harrell

“Because he does not attempt to square circles by making Mormon doctrine consistent over time, Harrell’s encyclopedic survey of Mormon doctrine is more stimulating and more insightful than most other books on Mormon doctrine.” — James McLachlan, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Western Carolina University

$34.95 hardcover
$20.97 Sale Price


Understanding the Missouri conflict and the building of Nauvoo:


Fire and Sword: A History of the Latter-day Saints in Norther Missouri, 1836–39
by Leland H. Gentry and Todd M. Compton

“Gentry used more thoroughly than any scholar before him the official documents published by the State of Missouri and the U.S. Senate in the aftermath of the Mormons’ departure from the state, which contained the correspondence between Boggs and his militia commanders.” — The Juvenile Instructor

$36.95 hardcover
$22.17 Sale Price

People and Power of Nauvoo
by Milton V. Backman, Jr.

Drawing on numerous journals and other primary sources, Professor Backman sketches for us the founding, growth, and development of Nauvoo.

$12.95 paperback
$7.77 Sale Price

A House for the Most High: The Story of the Original Nauvoo Temple
by Matthew McBride

“A wealth of information about the details of building the temple and also a glimpse into the working of the Church during this same period.” — Association for Mormon Letters

$29.95 paperback
$17.97 Sale Price


Understanding the life of the prophet Joseph Smith, including his controversial practice of polygamy:


Knowing Brother Joseph Again: Perceptions and Perspectives
by Davis Bitton

“A thoughtful and thought-provoking introductory text for someone wanting an overview of Joseph Smith.” — Improvement Era

$19.95 paperback
$11.97 Sale Price

Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 1: History
by Brian C. Hales

“There has never been a more thorough examination of the polygamy idea.” — Richard L. Bushman, author of Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

$34.95 paperback
$20.97 Sale Price

Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 2: History
by Brian C. Hales

“[A] landmark in the historiography of Mormon polygamy.” — Todd M. Compton, author of In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith

$34.95 paperback
$20.97 Sale Price

Joseph Smith's Polygamy, Volume 3: Theology
by Brian C. Hales

“[T]he standard against which all other treatments of this important subject will be measured.” — Danel W. Bachman, author of “A Study of the Mormon Practice of Plural Marriage before the Death of Joseph Smith”

$25.95 paperback
$15.57 Sale Price

Joseph Smith's Polygamy: Toward a Better Understanding
by Brian C. Hales and Laura H. Hales

“Despite the book's brevity, it is detailed enough to address, or touch on, the full range of controversies associated with this topic.” — BYU Studies Quarterly

$19.95 paperback
$11.97 Sale Price


Become well-informed about the pioneer trek to Utah and emergence of modern Mormonism, including the development and reversal of race-based priesthood restriction as well as international growth of the Church:


Villages on Wheels: A Social History of the Gathering to Zion
by Stanley B. Kimball and Violet T. Kimball

“A riveting compilation for any reader looking to discover this monumental and defining experience in Mormon history through the accounts of the common people who lived it.” — BYU Studies Quarterly

$24.95 paperback
$14.97 Sale Price

Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890–1930
by Thomas G. Alexander

Winner of the Best Book Award from the Mormon History Association

“Will be required reading for all historians of Mormonism for some time to come.” – Journal of American History

$31.95 paperback
$19.17 Sale Price

For the Cause of Righteousness: A Global History of Blacks and Mormonism, 1830–2013
by Russell W. Stevenson

Winner of the Best Book Award from the Mormon History Association

“Brings together a wealth of sources to create this ambitious and quick-moving but detailed overview of the intersection of Latter-day Saint and black history.”The Journal of Mormon History

$32.95 paperback
$19.77 Sale Price