List of Latter Day Saint periodicals
This article lists periodicals published primarily about institutions, people, or issues of the Latter Day Saint movement.
|The Evening and the Morning Star||1832–34||monthly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||W. W. Phelps||Independence, Missouri||Press destroyed in 1833. Oliver Cowdery resumed in Kirtland, Ohio. Available online at Brigham Young University|
|Messenger and Advocate||1834–37||monthly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||Oliver Cowdery, editor||Kirtland, Ohio||Replaced The Evening and the Morning Star. Later editors: John Whitmer, Warren A. Cowdery. Available online at Centerplace.org|
|Elders' Journal||1837–38||monthly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||Don Carlos Smith, editor||Kirtland, Ohio||Two issues in Ohio and two more from Far West, Missouri. Available online courtesy of the Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Times and Seasons||1839–46||monthly / semi-monthly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||Don Carlos Smith, editor||Nauvoo, Illinois||Later editors: Joseph Smith, John Taylor and Willard Richards. Available online at Brigham Young University|
|Millennial Star||1840–1970||monthly / semi-monthly / weekly newspaper||Official British LDS periodical||British Mission||Manchester, England||Replaced by the Ensign in 1970. Issues published between 1840–1900 available online at Brigham Young University, issues published between 1901–70 available online at Archive.org|
|Gospel Reflector||1841||semi-monthly||Independent LDS religious messages||Benjamin Winchester, editor||Philadelphia||Available online at Signature Books Library|
|The Wasp||1842–43||weekly newspaper||Pro-LDS news||William Smith||Nauvoo, Illinois||Also referred to as Nauvoo Wasp. Replaced by Nauvoo Neighbor.|
|Nauvoo Neighbor||1843–45||weekly newspaper||Pro-LDS news||John Taylor||Nauvoo, Illinois||Replaced The Wasp. Became Hancock Eagle under Dr. W. E. Matlack in 1845, then Nauvoo New Citizen under Samuel Slocum in 1846. Available online at Book of Abraham Project|
|Gospel Light||1843–44||occasional newspaper||Defense of LDS doctrine||John E. Page||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Replaced by People's Organ. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|The Prophet||1844–45||weekly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||Parley P. Pratt||New York City||First edited by George T. Leach, then William Smith, then Samuel Brannan. Replaced by the New-York Messenger during 1845. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|The New-York Messenger||1845||weekly newspaper||Official organ of the Church||Parley P. Pratt||New York City||Edited by Samuel Brannan. Successor to The Prophet during 1845. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|People's Organ||1844||biweekly newspaper||LDS-oriented doctrine and news||John E. Page||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Replaced Gospel Light. Available online at Signature Books Library|
The following were published by the LDS Church or one of its auxiliaries, and are considered official church publications.
|Young Woman's Journal||1897–1929||monthly||LDS young women||YLMIA||Salt Lake City, Utah||Absorbed into Improvement Era. Available online at Brigham Young University|
|Improvement Era||1897–1970||monthly magazine||Official LDS Church magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced The Contributor. Replaced by the New Era and the Ensign. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Mutual Improvement Messenger||1897–1931||??||Bulletin for M.I.A. of Salt Lake City.||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Conference Report||1897–current||semi-annual report||Transcripts of the proceedings of LDS Church General Conferences||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Published by Deseret News until 1965. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Juvenile Instructor||1901–29||monthly||LDS youth||Deseret Sunday School Union||Salt Lake City, Utah||Sunday School organization took over from George Q. Cannon. Replaced by The Instructor. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|The Children's Friend||1902–70||monthly magazine||Official Primary children's magazine||Primary Association||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced by The Friend|
|Relief Society Magazine||1915–70||monthly magazine||Official organ of the Relief Society||Relief Society||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced the Woman's Exponent. Replaced by the Ensign. Available online courtesy of Brigham Young University at Archive.org|
|The Instructor||1930–70||monthly magazine||Official Sunday School periodical||Deseret Sunday School Union||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced the Juvenile Instructor. Replaced by the Ensign and the New Era. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Bulletin||1956–97 ||occasional circulars||Updates to church policies and programs||Correlation Department||Salt Lake City, Utah||Was Messenger (1956–1964), Priesthood Bulletin (1965–1974), Messages (1975–1980). Superseded by church handbooks.|
|Ensign||1971–current||monthly magazine||Official LDS Church magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced several LDS periodicals. Current and back issues available online at churchofjesuschrist.org|
|New Era||1971–current||monthly magazine||Official LDS Church youth magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||With the Ensign, replaced the Improvement Era. Current and back issues available online at churchofjesuschrist.org|
|The Friend||1971–current||monthly magazine||Official LDS Church children's magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced The Children's Friend Current and back issues available online at churchofjesuschrist.org|
|Liahona||1977–current||annual-monthly magazine||Official LDS Church international magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Originally entitled Tambuli until 1995. Available in many languages. Current and back issues available online at churchofjesuschrist.org|
The following were published under the sponsorship of the LDS Church or a Church-owned institution or informally adopted by a church auxiliary, but are not considered official church publications.
|The Frontier Guardian||1849–52||biweekly newspaper||Pro-LDS news||Orson Hyde||Kanesville, Iowa||Was the LDS Church's only periodical in the U.S. for over a year.|
|Deseret News||1850–current||weekly / semi-weekly / daily newspaper||Voice of the State of Deseret||Deseret News Publishing Company||Salt Lake City, Utah||Other names include Deseret Evening News and Deseret Morning News. Available online for years 1850–1910 at the University of Utah Digital Newspapers Collection|
|Deseret Almanac||1851–66||annual almanac||General almanac with LDS religious and cultural articles||W. W. Phelps||Salt Lake City, Utah||Entitled Almanac from 1859–1864. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|The Seer||1853–54||monthly magazine||Periodical defending the LDS Church||Orson Pratt||Washington, D.C.||Available online at Brigham Young University|
|Zion's Watchman||1853–56||monthly||Augustus Farnham||Sydney, Australia||Available online at Signature Books Library|
|The Mormon||1854–57||weekly newspaper||Defending the LDS Church||John Taylor||New York City||Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Journal of Discourses||1854–86||sixteen-page semi-monthly||Sermons of LDS leaders||George D. Watt||Liverpool, England||Watt was succeeded by David W. Evans, then George W. Gibbs. Available online at Brigham Young University|
|St. Louis Luminary||1854–55||weekly newspaper||LDS Church events, emigration news||Erastus Snow, editor||St. Louis|
|Western Standard||1856–57||weekly newspaper||Defense of LDS Church||George Q. Cannon||San Francisco.||Available online at Signature Books Library and the Internet Archive|
|Juvenile Instructor||1866–1900||monthly||LDS youth||George Q. Cannon||Salt Lake City, Utah||Became an official Sunday School publication in 1901. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Woman's Exponent||1872–1914||monthly newspaper||Independent voice for LDS women||Lula Greene Richards||Salt Lake City, Utah||Emmeline B. Wells was editor in 1872–1914. Available online at Brigham Young University|
|The Contributor||1879–96||monthly||Independent periodical for LDS youth||Junius F. Wells||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced by Improvement Era. Available online courtesy of the LDS Church History Library at Archive.org|
|Southern Star||1898–1900||weekly newspaper||LDS news and doctrine||Southern States Mission||Chattanooga, Tennessee||Replaced Dixie Messenger.|
|The Elders' Journal||1903–07||monthly / semi-monthly magazine||LDS news, doctrine and reprints||Southern States Mission||Atlanta, Georgia||Moved to Chattanooga in 1904. Replaced by Liahona, the Elders' Journal. Not to be confused with the nineteenth century publication edited by Joseph Smith's brother.|
|The Liahona||1907||weekly newspaper||LDS news and doctrine||Missions of the LDS Church||Independence, Missouri||Replaced by Liahona, the Elders' Journal.|
|Liahona, the Elders' Journal||1907–42||weekly newspaper||LDS news, doctrine and reprints||Missions of the LDS Church||Independence, Missouri||Consolidated The Elders' Journal (1903) and The Liahona (1907).|
|Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine||1910–40||quarterly magazine||Genealogical instruction and data; historical and doctrinal articles||Genealogical Society of Utah||Salt Lake City, Utah|||
|Church News||1931–current||weekly tabloid||General LDS news||Deseret News Publishing Company||Salt Lake City, Utah||Available in Utah with Deseret News subscription and via mail elsewhere. Current and back issues from 1988 available online at Church News|
|Week-Day Religious Education||1937–40, 1959 ||occasional magazine||LDS seminary and institute teachers and directors||Department of Education, LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Issued to professional LDS religious educators in 1937-40, and again during the year 1959.|
|Speeches of the Year||1953–current||annual report||Compilation of mostly religious speeches given throughout the academic year at BYU||Brigham Young University Press||Provo, Utah|| Available online from 2005 to the present at Brigham Young University|
|BYU Studies Quarterly||1959–current||biannual / quarterly journal||Multidisciplinary LDS articles||Brigham Young University||Provo, Utah||Available online at BYU Studies.|
|Impact: Weekday Religious Education Quarterly||1967–1970||quarterly magazine||LDS seminary and institute teachers and directors||Dept. of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion||Provo, Utah||Available online at Internet Archive.|
|The Church in Action: Yearbook of Activities||1971–72||annual||Facts and statistics of the LDS Church||Deseret News Company||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced by the Church Almanac.|
|Church Almanac||1974–2013||annual / biennial||Facts and statistics of the LDS Church||Deseret News Publishing Company||Salt Lake City, Utah||Biennial issues from 1984–2002. No issue published in 2014. Some material online at Church News|
|Insights||1980–2012||semi-annual / tri-annual / quarterly / bi-monthly / monthly newsletter||Updates on LDS-related scholarly research by FARMS||FARMS||Provo, Utah||Has carried the subtitles "An Ancient Window" and "A Window on the Ancient World". Available online at Maxwell Institute|
|The Restored Gospel and Applied Christianity||1987–current||annual||Student essays in honor of President David O. McKay||Center for the study of Christian Values in Literature and the Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University||Provo, Utah||Initially entitled The Restoration of the Gospel and applied Christianity.|
|Mormon Studies Review||1989–current||annual / semi-annual journal||Review essays on Mormonism within religious studies. Formerly focused on LDS apologetics.||Maxwell Institute (formerly FARMS)||Provo, Utah||Formerly Review of Books on the Book of Mormon (1989–1995), FARMS Review of Books (1996–2002), FARMS Review (2003–2010). Transitioned to a review journal in 2014. Following Vol. 6 (2019), ownership transferred to University of Illinois Press.|
|Journal of Book of Mormon Studies||1992–current||annual / semi-annual journal||Research by believing LDS scholars||Maxwell Institute (formerly FARMS)||Provo, Utah||Was Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture from 2009–2013. Available online at Maxwell Institute|
|Religious Educator||2000–current||semi-annual / tri-annual journal||LDS gospel teaching||BYU Religious Studies Center||Provo, Utah|
|Religious Education Review||2008–current||semi-annual magazine||Updates on the activities of Religious Education at BYU||BYU Religious Studies Center||Provo, Utah||Replaced the RSC Newsletter, which had been published since 1986.|
|Studies in the Bible and Antiquity||2009–current||annual journal||LDS research on the Bible and ancient religion||Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship||Provo, Utah||Available online at Maxwell Institute|
Other Latter Day Saint sectsEdit
The following were published by religious groups in the Latter Day Saint movement, excluding the LDS Church.
|Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate||1844–46||monthly / semi-monthly newspaper||Rigdonite Church of Christ messages||Ebenezer Robinson||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Named after the 1834 paper. Became Messenger and Advocate of the Church of Christ in 1845. Available online at LDS Church History Library|
|Voree Herald||January–November 1846||monthly newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)||James J. Strang||Voree, Wisconsin||Replaced by Zion's Reveille. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Star in the East||November 1846||monthly newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)||George J. Adams||Boston, Massachusetts||One issue exists. Morgan suggests that a second issue was printed in December and a third in January, but this is doubtful. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Zion's Reveille||December 1846 – 16 September 1847||monthly, later weekly newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)||James J. Strang||Voree, Wisconsin||Replaced Voree Herald and was replaced by Gospel Herald. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Ensign of Liberty||March 1847 – August 1849||occasional newspaper||Supporting the Church of Christ (Whitmerite)||William E. McLellin||Kirtland, Ohio|||
|Gospel Herald||23 September 1847 – 6 June 1850||weekly newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)||James J. Strang||Voree, Wisconsin||Replaced Zion's Reveille and was replaced by The Northern Islander when church headquarters relocated to Beaver Island in Lake Michigan. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Zion's Standard: A Voice from the Smith Family||12 March 1848||one issue only||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Williamite)||William B. Smith||Palestine Grove, Illinois (near Amboy, Illinois)||Smith organized his own church after breaking with James J. Strang. Replaced by the Melchisedek & Aaronic Herald.|
|Melchisedek & Aaronic Herald||1 February 1849 – 1850||monthly newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Williamite)||Isaac Sheen||Covington, Kentucky||Initially named Aaronic Herald, the paper ended when Isaac Sheen fell out of communion with William B. Smith. Sheen was later editor of the True Latter Day Saints Herald. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Northern Islander||12 December 1850 – 20 June 1856||weekly, later daily newspaper||Organ of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite) and general newspaper for Beaver Island and vicinity||Cooper & Chidester||St. James, Michigan||Replaced Gospel Herald when church headquarters relocated to Beaver Island in Lake Michigan. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Zion's Messenger||1854–54||Gladdenite messages||Gladden Bishop||Council Bluffs, Iowa|
|Herald||1860–current||newspaper / magazine||Official RLDS periodical||Herald House||Cincinnati (1860)||Was True Latter Day Saints' Herald until 1876 and Saints' Herald until 2001. Published from Cincinnati, Plano, IL (1863), Lamoni, IA (1881), Independence, MO (1921).|
|Zion's Hope||1869–1944 ||semi-monthly magazine||RLDS children's magazine ||RLDS Church||Plano, Illinois (1869)||Later moved to Lamoni, Iowa, then Independence, Missouri.|
|Autumn Leaves||1888–1929||magazine||RLDS youth magazine ||Marietta Walker||Lamoni, Iowa||Changed name to Vision in 1929, and discontinued in 1932.|
|The Return||1889–1900||monthly paper||Church of Christ (Whitmerite) periodical||Ebenezer Robinson, founding editor||Davis City, Iowa|||
|Journal of History||1908–1925||bi-monthly paper||RLDS historical topics ||RLDS Church||Lamoni, Iowa|||
|Zion's Advocate||1922–current||bi-monthly paper||Organ of the Church of Christ (Temple Lot)||Church of Christ||Independence, Missouri|||
|The Voice of Warning||1930–current||Organ of the Church of Christ (Fettingite)||Church of Christ||Independence, Missouri|| Was briefly published in two locations, "due to dissention among the ranks".|
|Truth||1935–56||monthly magazine||Organ of the Short Creek Community||Truth Publishing Company||Salt Lake City||Founded by Mormon fundamentalist leader Joseph White Musser following a commission from Lorin C. Woolley. After a schism in the movement, Truth was edited by Guy H. Musser, while the elder Musser began the rival Star of Truth magazine.|
|Gospel News||1938–current||monthly magazine||Organ of The Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)||The Church of Jesus Christ Printhouse||Greensburg, Pennsylvania|||
|The Voice of Peace||1944–current||Organ of the Church of Christ With the Elijah Message||Church of Christ With the Elijah Message||Independence, Missouri|| Replaced the Voice of Warning for this new sect.|
|Ensign||1961–1965||monthly||Organ of the Church of the Firstborn (LeBaron order)||U.S. Mission of the Church of the Firstborn of the Fullness of Times||Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico|
|Messenger||1991–2006||quarterly magazine||Mormon fundamentalism||Birmingham, England||Until 1997 was Truth Seeker Magazine. Moved to USA in 2003 and became bi-monthly.|
|Tidings of Zion||1993–current ||bimonthly newsletter||News and messages for Restoration Branches||Conference of Restoration Elders||Independence, Missouri|||
|The Hastening Times||1999–current||quarterly magazine||Organ of the Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints||Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints||Independence, Missouri|||
|The Latter Day Saints' Beacon||2008–current||magazine, five times annually||Official magazine of the Joint Conference of Restoration Branches||Joint Conference of Restoration Branches||Independence, Missouri|||
|The Anchor||before 2009–current||monthly newsletter||Great Lakes Restoration Branches||Garden City Restoration Branch||Romeo, Michigan|||
|The Greater Light: The End Times Messenger||before 2010–current||monthly magazine||Organ of the Church of Christ (Assured Way)||Church of Christ (Assured Way)||Independence, Missouri|||
The following were not published by a Latter Day Saint church or official religious group, but were independently operated and controlled.
|1867–71||occasional / semi-weekly newspaper||humor||George J. Taylor, editor||Salt Lake City, Utah||Editors were sons of Apostles John Taylor, Charles C. Rich, and Willard Richards. Orson Pratt contributed occasionally. Some volumes available online at Hathi Trust Digital Library|
|Historical Record||1882–90||monthly||Mormon history.||Andrew Jenson||Salt Lake City, Utah||Continuation in English of Danish-language Morgenstjernen.|
|Utah Historical Quarterly||1928–current||quarterly journal||Utah history, often relating to LDS||Utah State Historical Society||Salt Lake City, Utah||Available online.|
|Pioneer||1936–current||quarterly journal||Mormon pioneer genealogy and history.||National Society, Sons of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Titled SUP news from 1955 to 1965.|
|Heart Throbs of the West||1939–1951 ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps," compiled by Kate B. Carter.|
|Mormon Heritage Magazine||1944–1986,
|bimonthly magazine ||Historical sketches, records, and data||Publication swers||Denver, CO
(then Colorado Springs)
|Ceased publication in 1986 and was briefly revived in 1994 in Colorado Springs.|
|Treasures of Pioneer History||1952–1957 ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps," compiled by Kate B. Carter. Replaced Heart Throbs of the West.|
|Our Pioneer Heritage||1958–1977 ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps," compiled by Kate B. Carter. Replaced Treasures of Pioneer History.|
|Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought||1966–current||quarterly journal||Independent scholarship on Mormonism||Dialogue Foundation||Salt Lake City, Utah||Begun at Stanford University. Available online.|
|The Witness||1968–current||quarterly magazine ||Research and devotional ministry for the Book of Mormon||The Book of Mormon Foundation||Independence, Missouri||Originally published as the newsletter for the Foundation for Research on Ancient America.|
|Mormon History||1968–1970||Monthly loose-leaf||Reprints of documents and college papers related to LDS history||David C. and Karla Martin||Mt. Prospect, Illinois
|The Carpenter: Reflections of Mormon Life||1969–71||quarterly journal||LDS literature and art||The Carpenter||Madison, Wisconsin||Produced by students and faculty at University of Wisconsin–Madison and its LDS Institute of Religion.|
|Tangents||1969–76?||annual journal||student papers, literature, and poetry||BYU Honors Program||Provo, Utah||Often included Mormon-related articles.|
|Courage: A Journal of History, Thought and Action||1970–73||quarterly journal||Independent scholarship on Latter Day Saint thought||Venture Foundation||Lamoni, Iowa||Similar to Dialogue, but primarily by RLDS Church members.|
|Journal of Mormon History||1974–current||annual / semi-annual / tri-annual / quarterly journal||Independent scholarly LDS history||Mormon History Association||Orem, Utah||Available online.|
|quarterly newspaper / magazine||Independent feminist LDS women||Exponent II, Inc.||Arlington, Massachusetts||Named in honor of Woman's Exponent. New issues and older issues available online.|
|Sunstone Magazine||1975–current||occasional magazine||Independent discussions of Mormonism||Sunstone Education Foundation||Salt Lake City, Utah||Begun at UC Berkeley. Available online.|
|Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy||1975–current||biennial||Counseling and Psychotherapy of Mormons||Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists||Salt Lake City, Utah||was AMCAP Journal|
|Beehive Standard Weekly||1975–2006||weekly newspaper||Conservative news for Latter-day Saints||Rob Graham||Las Vegas, Nevada||The Beehive paper became Nevada Beehive, then Beehive Weekly Standard.|
|The Beehive||1975–current||quarterly newspaper||LDS news and community in Arizona||Amie Taylor, editor||Mesa, Arizona||The Beehive paper became Arizona Beehive, then renamed back to The Beehive.|
|Restoration Voice||1978–current||bimonthly magazine||Traditional reorganization viewpoints||Cumorah Books||Independence, Missouri|||
|AML Annual||1978–2004 ||annual||Academic literary journal||Association for Mormon Letters||Provo, Utah|
|An Enduring Legacy||1978–1989 ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps." Replaced Our Pioneer Heritage.|
|This People||1979–98||bi-monthly / quarterly magazine||Independent LDS lifestyle magazine||Utah Alliance Publishing||Provo, Utah||Editors include Sheri L. Dew, Scot and Maurine Proctor, Jim Bell.|
|Restoration Studies||1980–current||annual||academic journal publishing theology and religious and cultural studies in the Latter Day Saint movement||John Whitmer Historical Association||Independence, Missouri||Until 2009 published by the Community of Christ Temple School.|
|Affinity||1980–current||monthly newsletter||Gay and lesbian LDS news and issues||Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons||Los Angeles||Some issues available online.|
|Mormon Pacific Historical Society Journal||1980–1995||annual journal||LDS history in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands||Mormon Pacific Historical Society||Proceedings of annual conferences.|
|The San Diego Seagull||1981–2017||newspaper||Issues for Latter-day Saints in San Diego||The San Diego Seagull||San Diego, California|
|John Whitmer Historical Association Journal||1981–current||annual journal||Latter Day Saint movement historical articles||John Whitmer Historical Association||Independence, Missouri||Founded by RLDS Church members. Available online.|
|Seventh East Press||1981–83||semi-monthly 16-page newspaper||Independent voice on BYU and LDS issues||BYU students||Provo, Utah||Shut down due to printing articles on controversial topics. Available online.|
|The Sunstone Review||1981–1984||monthly journal||Reviews of movies, books, politics, and current LDS Church events||Sunstone Foundation||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Journal of Latter Day Saint History||1982–2001? ||quarterly ||Research on the wider Latter Day Saint movement||Steven L. Shields, Restoration Research Foundation||Bountiful, UT
El Segundo, CA
| Originally titled Restoration: News, Views and History of the Latter Day Saint Movement.|
|Student Review||1986–2000?||weekly newspaper||Independent off-campus BYU student news||BYU students||Provo, Utah||Articles by non-journalism students, including LDS-faithful and controversial coverage. Ended after low student interest. Revived in electronic format in late 2011.|
|Latter-day Woman||1986–?||bimonthly journal||Mormon Women||Latter-Day Woman, Inc.||Sandy, Utah||Currently, there is an unrelated online magazine using a similar name: Latter-day Woman Magazine.|
|Vision||1989–current||quarterly magazine||Restoration Branch messages and news||Price Publishing||Independence, Missouri|||
|Nauvoo Journal||1989–99||annual / semi-annual journal||Independent LDS histories||Early Mormon Research Institute||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced by Mormon Historical Studies. Available online.|
|Mormon Women's Forum Quarterly||1989–98||quarterly journal||Independent LDS feminism||The Mormon Women's Forum||Salt Lake City, Utah|| Available online.|
|Zarahemla: A Forum for LDS Poetry||1990–92||quarterly ??||LDS poetry|||
|Chronicles of Courage||1990–1997 ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps." Replaced An Enduring Legacy.|
|Latter-day Digest||1992–94||monthly journal||LDS literature and art||Latter-day Foundation for the Arts||Orem, Utah|
|Wasatch Review International||1992–96||biannual||A Mormon literary journal.||Wasatch Review International||Orem, Utah|
|Vigor: Advice & Commentary on Mormon Life||1993–99||irregular newsletter||"Common problems, challenges, and opportunities…in ordinary Mormon life".||Orson Scott Card, editor||Greensboro, North Carolina||Originally online at CompuServe. Issues freely printed and distributed by readers. Available online.|
|Pioneer Pathways||1998–2008||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps." Replaced Chronicles of Courage.|
|Irreantum||1999–2013 ||quarterly / semiannual journal||Poetry, prose and criticism for, by and about Mormons||Association for Mormon Letters||Orem, Utah||Included with AML membership or available separately. Available online.|
|Mormon Historical Studies||2000–current||semi-annual journal||Independent LDS histories||Mormon Historic Sites Foundation||Salt Lake City, Utah||Available online.|
|Collegiate Post||2001–07||occasional magazine||Semi-independent voice on BYU and LDS issues||BYU students, College of Humanities, Honors Dept.||Provo, Utah||Shut down after controversial article by Ashley Sanders.|
|Desert Saints Magazine||2001 – December 2012||monthly magazine||LDS community, fun and inspiration||Ellis Media, Inc.||Henderson, Nevada||Freely distributed at businesses in Southern Utah and Southern Nevada.|
|LDS Living||2002–current||bi-monthly magazine||LDS lifestyle magazine||Deseret Book subsidiary||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Latter-day Trumpet||2003–2011||monthly newspaper||LDS interests and community in Southern California||Craig S. Nelson||Upland, California|||
|LatterDayBride Magazine||2005–current||annual magazine||LDS wedding planning||LatterDayBride||Salt Lake City, Utah|||
|Segullah||2005–current||tri-annual journal||LDS women's literary magazine||Segullah Group||Provo, Utah||Biannual until 2007. Online only after 2013. Also publishes books and blog. Available online.|
|Element: a journal of Mormon Philosophy and Theology||2005–current ||semi-annual journal||Academic journal of Mormon philosophy||Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology||Orem, Utah||Not issued during 2010–2014. Available online and from SMPT website.|
|The Mormon Worker||2007–2011||occasional newspaper||LDS support for leftist economic and social ideals||William Van Wagenen||Woodland Hills, Utah||Issues are published online as well as via annual print subscriptions.|
|International Journal of Mormon Studies||2008–2013||annual journal||Independent scholarship on Mormonism globally||David M. Morris, European Mormon Studies Association||Staffordshire, United Kingdom||Was British Journal of Mormon Studies until 2009 . Online (printed by special order). Issues up to 2013 available online.|
|Mormon Artist||2008–2011||bi-monthly / quarterly magazine||LDS arts community coverage and interviews||Ben Crowder||Provo, Utah||Available in both print and web editions. No longer published in an issue format as of Fall 2011.|
|SquareTwo||2008–current||tri-annual electronic journal||Faithful LDS Thought on Contemporary World Issues||Valerie M. Hudson||Editorial team includes Ralph C. Hancock, John Mark Mattox, Susan R. Madsen, Neylan McBaine, George B. Handley Available online.|
|The Mormon Review||2009–2011||quarterly electronic journal||Reviews of general works by Mormon thinkers||Richard Bushman, Editor in Chief||Editorial board includes James Faulconer, Daniel Fairbanks, Terryl Givens, and Margaret Blair Young. Last issue was in 2011.|
|Museum Memories||2009–current ||annual volume ||Pioneer transcriptions, accounts, and local history||Daughters of Utah Pioneers||Salt Lake City, Utah||Lessons for study at DUP "camps." Replaced Pioneer Pathways.|
|The Claremont Journal of Mormon Studies||2011||electronic journal||Academic Mormon studies and new research||Claremont Mormon Studies Student Association||Claremont, California||Student-run electronic journal. Website shows only inaugural issue.|
|Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture||2012–current||occasional electronic journal||LDS apologetics and scholarship on the scriptures of LDS Church||Daniel C. Peterson, editor||Orem, Utah||Faith-promoting scholarship. Available online.|
The following were published in languages other than English.
|Prophwyd y Jubili
(Prophet of the Jubilee)
|1846–48||monthly newspaper||Official LDS periodical in Wales||Dan Jones||Rhydybont, Wales||In Welsh. Printed in Carmarthen in 1848. Succeeded by Udgorn Seion. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|1849–62||monthly / biweekly / weekly newspaper||Official LDS periodical in Wales||John Davis||Carmarthen, Wales||In Welsh. Replaced Prophwyd y Jubili. Later produced by Dan Jones, Daniel Daniels, Benjamin Evans, George Q. Cannon, at Merthyr Tydfil, Swansea, Liverpool.|
|Étoile du Déséret
(Star of Deseret)
|1851–52||monthly newspaper||Official LDS periodical in France||John Taylor, editor||Paris, France||In French. Available online at Signature Books Library|
(Star of Scandinavia)
|1851–1956||monthly / semi-monthly||Official LDS periodical in Scandinavia||Erastus Snow, editor||Copenhagen, Denmark||In Danish. Available online at Signature Books Library, at LDS Church History Library, and archive.org|
|1851–52||monthly / semi-monthly||Official LDS periodical in Germany||John Taylor||Hamburg||In German. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|Der Darsteller der Heiligen der letzten Tage
(The Protagonists of the Saints of the Last Days)
|1855–61||monthly / irregular paper||Official German LDS periodical||Daniel Tyler, Swiss-Italian Mission||Geneva||In German. Later published at Bern and Zürich. Available online at Signature Books Library|
|1862–64||monthly||Official German LDS periodical||John L. Smith, Swiss-Italian-German Mission||Geneva||In German. Replaced by Der Stern in 1869.|
|1869–1999||monthly / semi-monthly magazine||Official LDS periodical in Germany.||Karl G. Maeser, Swiss-German Mission||Zürich, Switzerland||In German. Semi-monthly from 1882 to 1940. Later published from Hamburg, Dresden, Berlin, Frankfurt. Available online at LDS Church History Library|
|Nordstjernan: sanningen, kunskapen, dygden och tron äro förenade
|1877–?||semi-monthly||Official LDS periodical in Sweden.||N. C. Flygare, editor, Scandinavian Mission||Copenhagen, Denmark||In Swedish. Later published from Goteborg, Sweden by the Swedish Mission.|
|La Voz del desierto
(The Voice of the Desert)
|1879||monthly||"Organo de la Rama mexicana de La Iglesia Christiana de los Santos de los Ultimos Dias."
(Organ of the Mexican branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
|M. Hernandez||Mexico City, Mexico||In Spanish. Apparently published for at least 2 issues in 1879.|
|1879?–85||monthly||Mormon history||Andrew Jenson||Copenhagen, Denmark to 1881. Then in Salt Lake City, Utah.||In Danish. Continued in English as Historical Record beginning in 1886.|
(Counselor of Youth)
|1880–87||monthly||Danish LDS youth||Andrew Jenson, editor||Copenhagen, Denmark||In Danish.|
|El Mensajero aka El Mensajero Deseret
|1937–55||monthly||Official LDS periodical in Argentina||W. Ernest Young, editor, Argentine Mission||Buenos Aires, Argentina||In Spanish. Starting in 1947 edited jointly with the Uruguayan Mission. Replaced by the Spanish-language Liahona in 1955.|
|1941–46?||monthly||Official periodical of the Tercero Convención (Third Convention) in Mexico||??Sandoval??||Mexico City, Mexico||In Spanish. The schismatic Tercero Convención published this periodical for members of the Mexican Mission.|
|1948–52||monthly||Official LDS periodical in Brazil||Brazilian Mission||São Paulo, Brazil||In Portuguese.|
|Liahona (Portuguese)||1953–77||monthly magazine||Official LDS publication in Brazil||Brazilian Mission||São Paulo, Brazil||In Portuguese. Replaced A Gaivota.|
|Liahona (Spanish)||1955–77||monthly magazine||Official LDS Spanish-language magazine||LDS Church||Mexico City, Mexico||Replaced and unified various Spanish-language periodicals. Published in Mexico City until unified with the other international magazines.|
|Liahona||1977–current||annual-monthly magazine||Official LDS international magazine||LDS Church||Salt Lake City, Utah||Replaced and unified various older periodicals, all retitled Liahona as of 1999. Available in 51 languages.|
|Horizon: tijdschrift over de mormoonse gemeenschap
(Horizon: magazine about the Mormon community)
|1982–83||bi-monthly magazine||independent||In Dutch. Apparently published by local Church members in the Netherlands.|
|1988–2000||semi-annual magazine||Morumon foramu henshubu||Jiro Numano||Shimomatsu City, Japan||In Japanese.|
|Betrachtungen: Mormonische Kultur und Geisteswelt in Europa
(Reflections: Mormon Culture and Intellectual Life in Europe)
|1993–1999?||semi-annual journal||Independent journal published by Mormons in Europe||Hartmut Weissmann||Versailles, France
|In German, with some articles in French.|
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