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Adventures of a church historian

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arrington, Leonard J.,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History.,
  • Mormons -- Biography.,
  • Mormon Church -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeonard J. Arrington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8695.A77 A3 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL686960M
    ISBN 100252023811
    LC Control Number97033895

      The diary of the famed Utah historian and former LDS Church Historian who died in , is finally available to the public in the Special Collection at USU Library. Scott Sommerdorf l The Salt Lake Tribune A needlepoint gift to Leonard J. Arrignton with a message appropriate to his job as LDS Church historian hangs in the Merrill-Caziere. Soon after this book was published, he discontinued his cycling adventures and focused attention on his career as church historian, academic administrator, writer, and multi-talented senior statesman. While he is known for his many accomplishments, Garrison’s early life as remarkable cyclist has been largely overlooked. This book is a compilation of presentations selected from the annual BYU Church History Symposium hosted by BYU Religious Education. This symposium brought together historians, scholars, educators, and authors to discuss the importance of record keeping and preserving the history of the Latter-day Saints.


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This is an excellent book about the pleasures and travails of being a church historian by a man who occupied the post for a decade. Leonard Arrington (),and the team that worked under him for a decade starting inproduced some great pieces of work but unfortunately fell foul of three powerful church figures (Ezra Taft Benson, Mark Petersen and Boyd Packer) who Cited by: 3.

Adventures of a Church Historian details how Leonard J. Arrington opened up archival resources and presided, for a time, over an unprecedented era of enlightenment as he and those working under his aegis produced path-breaking works of Mormon scholarship/5.

This is an excellent book about the pleasures and travails of being a church historian by a man who occupied the post for a decade.

Leonard Arrington (),and the team that worked under him for a decade starting inproduced some great pieces of work but unfortunately fell foul of three powerful church figures (Ezra Taft Benson, Mark Petersen /5.

Adventures of a Church Historian details how Leonard J. Arrington opened up archival resources and presided, for a time, over an unprecedented era of enlightenment as he and those working under his aegis produced path-breaking works of Mormon scholarship. I just completed Adventures of a Church Historian, Leonard Arrington's professional memoir that focuses on his tenure as LDS Church Historian from to He speaks frankly about both the challenges and the accomplishments of the History Division of the LDS Historical Department during the period when he was directly involved with it.

Adventures of a Church Historian Author Richard E. Bennett Once upon a time, a short generation ago, President Nathan Eldon Tanner, counselor under David O. McKay, then President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, invited Professor Leonard J. Arrington to serve as the first professional academic in the position of Church historian.

Adventures of a Church Historian details how Leonard J. Arrington opened up archival resources and presided, for a time, over an unprecedented era of enlightenment as he and Adventures of a church historian book working under his aegis produced path-breaking works of Mormon ton was the first professional historian and the first noncentral authority to serve as church historian of the.

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