Why do we need a thorough knowledge of the reality -- and the depth -- of the Apostasy? It is the key to our understanding the need for a Restoration! Evidence of the removal of Christ's church abounds not only in the scriptures but also in the writings of early Christian leaders, particularly those who lived not long after the Apostles. This remarkable volume collects the best available evidence and presents it with unmistakable clarity. The material is detailed enough to appeal to gospel scholars, yet accessible enough to benefit any member of the Church. Centering on thirteen powerful arguments for the reality of the Great Apostasy, this book will forever heighten your appreciation of the Restoration.