John Whitmer Books provides an institutional vehicle for the publication of scholarly research on the Smith/Rigdon movement and the early church, with particular emphasis on the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/Community of Christ.

logo for John Whitmer Books established 2005

  1. Encouraging interest in Latter Day Saint history, especially the history of Community of Christ.
  2. Stimulating scholarly research and publication in the field of Latter Day Saint history.
  3. Promoting communication among scholars of Latter Day Saint history.