Castleton, Don B.
The Concept of Zion as Reflected in Mormon Song
Brigham Young University
This thesis contains an analysis of the concept of Zion as reflected in the songs sung by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The following definitional areas within Zion concept are considered:
1. Zion: A personal spiritual condition.
2. Zion: A perfect society.
3. Zion: Various geographical locations.
4. Events included in the concept of Zion.
Each of the above areas is analyzed first, from a historical and doctrinal viewpoint and finally, as to how it is reflected in the songs of the Mormons.
A Century of 'Mormonism' in Great Britain
A Century of Singing : The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir
A Comprehensive History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Ballads and Songs from Utah
Church History and Modern Revelation
Congregational Singing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith
Doctrines of Salvation : Sermons and Writings of Joseph Fielding Smith
Heart Throbs of the West
History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Period I : History of Joseph Smith, the Prophet, by Himself
History of the Organization of the Seventies
Latter-day Prophets and The Doctrine and Covenants
Music in Mormon Culture, 1830-1876
Music in the Mormon Church during the Sojourn in Nauvoo
Stories of Latter-day Saint Hymns
Stories of Our Mormon Hymns
Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith
The Millennial Hymns of Parley Parker Pratt
The Restored Church
The Role and History of Music in the Mormon Church
The Role of Hymnody in the Development of the Latter-day Saint Movement
The Singing Saints, A Study of the Mormon Hymnal, 1835-1950
The Versatile W. W. Phelps--Mormon Writer, Educator, and Pioneer
World Government as Envisioned in the Latter-day Saints 'City of Zion'
Zion in the Last Days