John Whitmer Books supports the mission of the John Whitmer Historical Association bylogo for John Whitmer Books established 2005

  1. Publishing scholarly research on the Latter Day Saint movement, with particular emphasis on Community of Christ and the Reorganization as well as early Latter Day Saint history.
  2. Stimulating interest, scholarly research, and publication in the field of Latter Day Saint history and especially the history of Community of Christ.
  3. Promoting communication among scholars of Latter Day Saint history, and providing a publication venue for lesser-known branches of the Smith/Rigdon movement.

JW Books focuses on producing peer-reviewed academic titles. Secondarily, JW Books produces popular histories that are academically sound yet accessible to general audiences.