Mormons Seeking Mormonism : Strangite Success and the Conceptualization of Mormon Ideology, 1844-50
Bringhurst, Newell G.,Hamer, John C.
Scattering of the Saints : Schism within Mormonism
John Whitmer Books
[2008 John Whitmer Historical Association winner for Best Article]
Jensen gives an overview of James J. Strang and discusses how his organization was the second largest Mormon group in the immediate aftermath of the 1844 Schism. Jensen focuses on the fact that Strang filled a spiritual void some Mormons struggled with after the death of Joseph Smith.