Teachings and Commentaries of the Doctrine and Covenants

by Richard J. Allen, Ed J. Pinegar, Karl Ricks Anderson

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As a Latter-day Saint, one of the most significant books you can understand is the Doctrine and Covenants. Now scholars Ed J. Pinegar, Richard J. Allen, and Karl Ricks Anderson illuminate the meaning of these profound scriptures and show how to apply doctrinal truths in our daily lives. Teachings and Commentaries on the Doctrine and Covenants includes:

  • Inspiring commentary on key scriptural passages
  • In-depth insights on Gospel Doctrine reading assignments
  • Hundreds of carefully selected quotes from modern Apostles, prophets, and Church leaders
  • Insightful applications for our own lives and times


With its approachable writing style and wealth of usable information, this book is an invaluable resource for personal study, family instruction, speaking assignments, lesson preparation, missionary work, and more. An ideal companion to the authors' Teachings and Commentaries on the Book of Mormon, Latter-day Commentary on the Old Testament, and Latter-day Commentary on the New Testament, this volume will change the way you read and study the Doctrine and Covenants.

About the Authors

Richard J. Allen

Richard J. Allen is a husband, father, teacher, and writer. He has served on several high councils, in several stake presidencies, and as a bishop. Richard's teaching assignments in the Church have included service as a full-time missionary, instructor in various priesthood quorums, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and stake institute director. He has served as a faculty member at both Brigham Young University and the Johns Hopkins University. Richard has coauthored many articles, manuals, and books and has served on a number of national educational boards. He and his wife, Carol Lynn Hansen Allen, have four children and five grandchildren.

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Ed J. Pinegar

Ed Pinegar is a retired dentist and long-time teacher of early-morning seminary and religion classes at Brigham Young University. He currently teaches at the Joseph Smith Academy in Nauvoo and has served as a mission president in England and at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. He has been a bishop and a stake president and is a temple sealer. Ed and his wife, Patricia, have eight children, thirty-five grandchildren, and five great- grandchildren.

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Karl Ricks Anderson

Karl Ricks Anderson, a well-known historian of Kirtland, was actively in the restoration of Historic Kirtland. He lives in northern Ohio, where for more than twenty-five years he has coordinated and taught in the institute and seminary programs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Now serving in the Church as a patriarch, he was previously a stake president and regional representative of the Twelve. He and his wife, Joyce Hirschi Anderson, are the parents of seven children and grandparents of twenty-eight.

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Excellent Commentary
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This is one of the most useful commentaries I've used for gospel study. I have learned so much in addition to the Sunday School lessons

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