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A well-researched examination of the claims to 1886 ordinations by Max
Originally published in 1979.
A book-length look at Mormon Fundamentalism's priesthood
organization and their claims to a legitimate line of priesthood authority
originating with Joseph Smith through Lorin Woolley.
Originally Published in 1992.
An in-depth discussion of the most common doctrinal concerns of Mormon
This short pamphlet gives concise responses to many Mormon
fundamentalist criticisms of the LDS Church.
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A biography of Lorin C. Woolley, discussing his life, teachings and
A short biography of Joseph W. Musser, "Father of the 'Mormon
Published in 1933, it gives the first public hints of an external
Published in 1934, it provided many more details regarding the Council of
Friends or non-Church Priesthood Council. Chapter six would be edited
and reprinted later that year as Priesthood Items
Published in 1948, A Priesthood Issue is a "second edition" of the
1934 publication, Priesthood Items. Readers are encouraged to study
the claims and conclusions presented before believing them.
An autobiographical recollection of this gifted and charismatic
Joseph Musser's handwritten notes from meetings with Lorin C. Woolley
This collection of quotations was printed in 1927 and was one of the first
This 1991 letter expounds many of the traditional beliefs held by Mormon
fundamentalists. Vance Allred subsequently left fundamentalism,
joining the LDS Church, and is a friend of Brian Hales.
A useful history of the fourth ordained High Priest Apostle from Lorin C.
Woolley's 1932 Council of Seven Friends. Written by one of his plural
Published in 1932, Allred provides his own critical view of the problems
associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lorin
Woolley stated that every word was "scripture." However, its teachings
about priesthood authority contradict Woolley, Broadbent, Barlow, and
Musser's doctrines taught the very next year.
Ervil LeBaron demonstrated his incredible creativity in this complex and
confusing discussion of the LeBaron priesthood authority claims and other