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Where could I find background information on a section from the Doctrine and Covenants?

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Below is a short list of resources and strategies for finding background information of sections in the LDS Doctrine & Covenants. 


Use these keywords for any search engine or database:

D&C, Mormon, LDS, Doctrine and Covenants, Mormon scripture, LDS scripture


Historical background and setting for each section of the Doctrine and Covenants

BYU Library Call Number:

BX 8623.07 .Ot8h

The A to Z of the Doctrine and Covenants and church history

BYU Library Call Number:

BX 8623.04 .C838a 2008

A companion to your study of the Doctrine and Covenants

BYU Call Number:

BX 8623.04 .L966c 1996

Historical background of the Doctrine and Covenants

BYU Library Call Number:

BX 8672 .M17h 2005

Subjects to use while searching the library catalog:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century

Doctrine and Covenants – Commentaries

Doctrine and Covenants – History

Doctrine and Covenants – Study and Teaching



BYU Studies

Journal of Mormon History

Mormon Historical Sites

Journal of the Book of Mormon Studies


Studies in Mormon History Database

SMH subject term: 

Doctrine and Covenants

Doctrine and Covenants, Section [enter #]

ATLA Religion (EBSCO)

ATLA subject term: 

Doctrine and Covenants (Mormon book)

Mormon Church--Sacred books


Joseph Smith Papers Online

Correlation of Current Doctrine and Covenants

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