Adventures of a church historian /

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Author / Creator: Arrington, Leonard J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1998]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Standing at the gate
  • How I got into Mormon history
  • Counselor in Utah State University stake
  • The fraternity of Mormon scholars
  • Fhe founding of the LDS Church Historical Department
  • Conferences with new leaders
  • Our first publication: Brigham Young's letters to his sons
  • Other early studies and publications
  • Story of the Latter-Day Saints and building the city of God
  • A new pharaoh and new directions
  • The long-promised day
  • The Mormon experience
  • Brigham Young: American Moses
  • Our move to BYU
  • The ongoing process of writing Mormon and western history
  • Writing Latter-Day Saint history: philosophy and testimony
  • Sources
  • Index.