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Product Code: XB076
Title: Wayward Saints: The Social and Religious Protests of the Godbeites against Brigham Young
Author: Ronald W. Walker
Publisher: BYU Press
List Price: $24.95
Our Price: $22.50
Date: 2009
Pages: 400
Additional Info: Forward by Jan Shipps


This book chronicles the 1870s challenge of a group of British Mormon intellectuals to Brigham Young's leadership and authority. Expelled from the church, they establish the "New Movement" which eventually fails.

Table of Contents


  1. Rebellion in Zion
  2. British Origins and Youthful Beginnings
  3. Godbe's Rising Star
  4. Intellectuals in Zion
  5. Two Rival Visions of Society
  6. Merchant Wars and Declining Faith
  7. New York Epiphany
  8. Interval before Rebellion
  9. Before the Bar
  10. First Months of Revolt
  11. Church of Zion
  12. Politics
  13. Newspaper War
  14. When the Spirits Did Abound
  15. The Liberal Institute
  16. The Spoken and Written Word
  17. Godbe's Last Years
  18. Requiem

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