Theses on Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) includes more than 650 theses written at Brigham Young University. It is an eclectic Mormon studies collection representing a broad look at the history, culture, and sociology of Mormonism. The collection includes theses from 1932 through 2005.

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Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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A Voice from the Fire: The Authority of Experience, Colleen C. Bernhard

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The Brigham Young University Folklore of Hugh Winder Nibley: Gifted Scholar, Eccentric Professor and Latter-Day Saint Spiritual Guide, Jane D. Brady

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Journey: Connections to a Pioneer Past, Judy Shell Busk

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Christian Feminist Publications and Structures of Constraint: A Comparison of Daughters of Sarah and Exponent II Within the Contexts of Neo-Evangelicalism and Mormonism, Sasha S. Cluff

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The Real Utah War: the Mountaineer's Efforts to Combat the Valley Tan, Robert E. Fleming

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A Naturalistic Study of the History of Mormon Quilts and Their Influence on today's Quilters, Helen-Louise Hancey

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In Search of a Transcendental Film Style: The Cinematic Art Form and the Mormon Motion Picture, Thomas J. Lefler

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History of the LDS Southern States Mission, 1875-1898, Heather M. Seferovich

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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The Development and Validation of the Missionary Language Performance Test, Blair E. Bateman

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Development of an English For Gospel Purposes Vocabulary List: the Latter-Day Saint Lexicon as a Second Language, Jennifer H. Burrill

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A Qualitative Analysis of the Non-LDS Experience in Utah, Jesse Smith Bushman

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A Qualitative Study of Interpretive Communities Among LDS Women, Oleah Clegg

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The Relationship Between Non-Native English Speakers' English Proficiency and their Callings in the LDS Church in the United States, Dena Marie Wright Erickson

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Adolescents' Use of Discretionary Time: A Time Use Study of the Central Utah Area, Rebecca Hirschi

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"Properly Presented": The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt, Taunalyn Ford Rutherford

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"Yet I Must Submit": Mormon Women's Perspectives on Death and Dying 1847-1900, Julie Paige Hemming Savage

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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LDS, Catholic and Secular Perspectives on Development in the Dominican Republic, Gregory L. Adams

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Active Latter-Day Saint Working Mothers: their Effect on their Daughters' Future Plans, Nissa C. Bengtson Allred

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Predicting Missionary Service, Bert Burraston

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Mormon Opposition Literature: A Historiographical Critique and Case Study, 1844-57, William P. Connors

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Tacit Cooperation Between Enemies: Two Case Studies, Kristina Handy

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Pornography and Premarital Sexual Activity Among LDS Teenagers, Mark A. Harris

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From Mormon to Evangelical: A Look at Disaffiliation and Conversion, Laura M. Marwick

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The Mormons in Wilhelmie Germany, 1870-1914: Making a Place for an Unwanted American Religion in a Changing German Society, Michael Mitchell

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Risk-Taking Predispositions Among Mormon Women: Improving Communication About Health and Environmental Risks, Shelly Nicholls

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Other-Centeredness and Depression in a Sample of Mormon Women, Janice G. Nielson

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The International Diffusion of the Mormon Church, Samuel Otterstrom

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Wendell J. Ashton: Advocate, Publisher, Civic Leader, Val L. Peterson

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"A Little Oasis in the Desert": Community Building in Hurricane, Utah, 1860-1930, W. Paul Reeve

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Employment and Happiness Among Mormon and Non-Mormon Mothers in Utah, Kimberly Grace Andersen

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Nursing and Health Care Among Mormon Women: An Analysis of the Relief Society Magazine, 1914-1930, Sarah Walker Barney

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The Choreography and Production of "Jacob Five: A Journey into the Olive Vineyard", Laurie Behunin

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Pus, Pox, Propaganda and Progress: The Compulsory Smallpox Vaccination Controversy in Utah, 1899-1901, Eric L. Bluth

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Section 76 as Literature in the Doctrine and Covenants, William H. Brugger

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Measuring Press Release Placement From Brigham Young University's Public Communications Office to Utah's Newspapers, Gregory T. Kunde

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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A Study of African American Women and their Perceptions of Life in Utah, Jennifer Caye DeMayo

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Aberrant Mormon Settlers: The Homesteaders of Highland, Utah, David T. Durfey

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The Southern Utah Expedition of Parley P. Pratt: 1849-1850, Rick J. Fish

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Amy Brown Lyman and Social Service Work in the Relief Society, David Roy Hall

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The Geographical Landscape of Tabernacles in the Mormon Culture Region, Crystal Wride Jenson

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The Geographical Analysis of Mormon Temple Sites in Utah, Garth R. Liston

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Saturday's Women: Female Characters as Angels and Monsters in Saturday's Warrior and Reunion, Nola Diane Smith

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Family Life Education in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the 20th Century: A Historical Review, Ray W. Stringham

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Family Stress and the Role of the Mormon Bishop's Wife, Marguerite Irene Adams

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Mormons and Germany, 1914-1933: A History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Germany and its Relationship With the German Governments from World War I to the Rise of Hitler, Jeffery L. Anderson

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The Effect of the Rivalry Between Jesse Knight and Thomas Nicholls Taylor on Architecture in Provo, Utah: 1896-1915, Stephen A. Hales

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Preservation of the Writing Approaches of the Four Gospel Writers in the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, Donald Joseph Miles

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Utah Indians and the Indian Slave Trade: The Mormon Adoption Program and its Effect on the Indian Slaves, Robert M. Muhlestein

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An Examination of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, 1859-1939, Joseph G. Richardson

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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Age, Gender, and Religious Differences in Moral Perspective, Samuel L. Clay

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A History of Fort Duchesne, Utah, and the Role of its First Commanding Officer, Frederick W. Benteen, Robert A. Huetter

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The Development of the Smelting Industry in the Central Salt Lake Valley Communities of Midvale, Murray, and Sandy Prior to 1900, Charles E. Hughes

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Symbolic Action and Persuasion in The Book of Mormon, Keith H. Lane

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A Mormon Melting Pot: Ethnicity Acculturation in Cedar City, Utah, 1880-1915, Vida Leigh

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The Level and Determinants of Burnout of Mormon Mothers in a Utah Suburban Town, Christina Mordock

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Incidental Effects of Church Activity on Development, Landscapes and Culture: An Example from Tonga, Sosaia Hakaumotu Naulu

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A Community Study of Coalville, Utah, 1859-1914, Norma Eileen Pyper Thompson

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Brigham Young's Indian Superintendency (1851-58): A Significant Microcosm of the American Indian Experience, Wayne Miles Eckman

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Anti-Mormon Pamphleteering in Great Britain, 1837-1860, Craig L. Foster

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A Hermeneutic of Sacred Texts: Historicism, Revisionism, Positivism, and the Bible and Book of Mormon, Alan Goff

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The Pilgrimage Phenomenon: An Analysis of the Motivations of Visitors to Temple Square, Jill W. Knapp

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Effects of a Parent/Teen Workshop, Roberta Magarrell

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Saints in the Secular City: A History of the Los Angeles Stake, Chad M. Orton

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The Development and Failure of Historic Agricultural Communities of Utah: A Case Study of Johns Valley, Utah, Wayne R. Shelley

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Competitive Fire: An Historical Descriptive Analysis of Adherence to Traditional Journalistic Tenets in Television News Coverage of the Mark Hofmann Salt Lake City Bombings, B. William Silcock

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The History of the Early Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Preston, Lancashire, England, Paul Floyd Smart

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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A History of the Men's Intramural Program at Brigham Young University, David A. Brown

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A Demographic Examination of Household Heads in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1850-1870, Larry W. Draper

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Pronouns of Address in the Book of Mormon, Lyle L. Fletcher

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Cohesion in a Utah Sample of Latter-Day Saint Couples, Joe Edgar Glenn

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County-Level Land Use Planning Policies and Regulations Impacting the Pattern of Settlement in Utah County, Utah, Erik A. Johnson

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The First London Mormons: 1840-1845: "What Am I and My Brethren Here For?", Lynne Watkins Jorgensen

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The Convert as a Social Type: A Critical Assessment of the Snow-Machalek Conversion Typology as Applied to British Mormon Converts, Joy A. O'Banion

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The Test of English as a Foreign Language Sample Test as a Measure of Adolescent Language Ability, Paul Gardiner Osborn

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Couple Cohesion: Differences Between Clinical and Non-Clinical Mormon Couples, Colleen Margaret Peterson

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Thomas Bullock: A Man Doing His Duty, Jerald F. Simon

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Study of the Pioneers of Providence, Utah and their Children, Hazel McLean Tibbitts

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Minerva Teichert's Murals: The Motivation for her Large-Scale Production, Marian Eastwood Wardle

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Mormons in Victorian England, Jan G. Harris

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Behind the Veil: The Heavenly Mother Concept Among Members of Women's Support Groups in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Allen W. Litchfield

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John Nock Hinton: The Reconstructed Life of an English Born Mormon Convert of Virgin City, Utah, Lenora Atkin Meeks

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Assessment of Influence that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has on Exercise Habit of Members Living in Utah County, Gary L. Preston

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Hoary-Headed Saints: the Aged in Nineteenth-Century Mormon Culture, Brian D. Reeves

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Hiram Page: An Historical and Sociological Analysis of an Early Mormon Prototype, Bruce G. Stewart

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An Examination of the Mormon Settlement of Syracuse, Utah, J. Kent Tucker

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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The Public Speaking of John Taylor: Champion of Liberty, Larry D. Anderson

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John C. Freemont's Expeditions into Utah: An Historical Analysis of the Explorer's Contributions and Significance to the Region, Alexander L. Baugh

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A Cluster Analytic Study in Intercultural Communication of Rokeach's Intrumental Values Among LDS Returned Missionaries, Lisa Bradford

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Reasons American Indian Students Do Not Typically Choose Industrial Education as a Major at BYU, Sam Canyon

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Judicial Prosecution of Prisoners For LDS Plural Marriage: Prison Sentences, 1884-1895, Rosa Mae McClellan Evans

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A Burkean Logological Analysis of Doctrine and Covenants Section 88, Joann Farias

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The Girl Scouts in Utah: An Administrative History, 1921-1985, Jennifer L. Lund

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Lehi's Vision of the Tree of Life: An Anagogic Interpretation, Julie Adams Maddox

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Precinct Government in Salt Lake County, Utah 1852-1904, Steven K. Madsen

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From Babylon to Zion: the Life of William Mclachlan, A British Convert to the Mormon Church, Winifred Morse McLachlan

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A History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Japan From 1948 to 1980, Terry G. Nelson

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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Mormons, LDS Theology and the Nuclear Dilemma, Michael Henry Ballow

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The LDS Temple Baptismal Font: Dead Relic or Living Symbol?, Dale Verden Boman

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Language Attrition in French-Speaking Missionaries, Peggy S. Mauerman

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Preserving the Source: Early Microfilming Efforts of the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1938-1950, Kahlile B. Mehr