Books: Proofreading

While some books I worked on at the Religious Studies Center required a heavier hand, others came to me later in the editing process or just needed a proofread. Here are four books I helped proofread.

Zion’s Trumpet: 1853 Welsh Mormon Periodical


Zion’s Trumpet was a mid-1800s publication associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wales and was similar to publications such as the Millennial Star. Ronald D. Dennis has translated these issues into English so that non-Welsh readers can study them. This issue is particularly preoccupied with polygamy.

Nauvoo and Hancock County, Illinois: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources


Produced for professional and hobby genealogists, this book is a guide to historical records in the Hancock County, Illinois, area during the time when members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lived in the region. Information about computer databases is included.

By Our Rites of Worship: Latter-day Saint Views on Ritual in History, Scripture, and Practice


This compilation of research connects rituals across history and cultures through an LDS lens. Through the comparison of practices and interpretations, various Brigham Young University scholars examine ritual.

Exploring Book of Mormon Lands: The 1923 Latin American Travel Writings of Mormon Historian Andrew Jenson


The manuscript for this book came to the Religious Studies Center largely edited by an outside editor. As a result, most of my work on this book was proofreading and adjusting the manuscript to the appropriate style.

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