Six Days in August : Brigham Young and the Succession Crisis of 1844
Garr, Arnold K.,Whittaker, David J.
A Firm Foundation : Church Organization and Administration
Salt Lake City and Provo
Deseret Book and the Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University
Walker investigates the turmoil following the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith in determining the succession of a new Prophet. In particular, the influence of Brigham Young's religious experience and leadership is shown.