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Adventures of a church historian

by Leonard J. Arrington

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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

    Joseph Fielding Smith Jr. (J – July 2, ) was an American religious leader and writer who served as the tenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from until his death in He was the son of former church president Joseph F. Smith and the great-nephew of LDS Church founder Joseph s: Joseph F. Smith, Julina Lambson Smith. David Santiuste - Historian. likes. Historian of late medieval Britain (cc)Followers:

      () Arrington eventually authored his own biography, Adventures of a Church Historian, that was published by the University of Illinois in Arrington sincerely feared his memoirs would lead to his excommunication, yet the final product was quite kind and pulled many punches. These are just a few of the fascinating details in the book. Adventures of a Church Historian Legacy Epilogue: The Leonard Arrington Papers Notes “This is a book that Greg Prince was born to write. As an active Mormon and a keen and critical hierarchy watcher, Prince has a profound understanding of the workings of the Church bureaucracy with which Arrington had to contend with both as a.

    Perhaps the most important of his last books was his memoir, Adventures of a Church Historian Speaking as a historian whose life had come to embody the intellectual currents of his church, Leonard produced a book larger than himself.   When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. By Lawrence Osborne Published Feb. 14, Updated Feb. 18, Author: Lawrence Osborne.


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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.

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