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Tasked with keeping the official church records, the '''Church Historian and Recorder''', often shortened to '''Church Historian''', is a calling in the Latter Day Saint movement. In [[:Category:Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] it is a priesthood calling and the Church Historian is helped by '''Assistant Church Historians'''.
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Tasked with keeping the official church records for the [[:Category:Church of Christ (1830)|Church of Christ (1830)]], the '''Church Historian''' and '''General Church Recorder''' served as clerks, scribes, and secretaries in recording "minutes of meetings, patriarchal blessings, membership information, and certificates of priesthood authority", as well as "what might be called a narrative history of the Church."<ref>Marlin K. Jensen, "There Shall Be a Record Kept among You," ''Ensign'' (Dec 2007), https://www.lds.org/ensign/2007/12/there-shall-be-a-record-kept-among-you. </ref>
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The position continues in [[:Category:Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] as a priesthood calling, now the '''Church Historian and Recorder'''. He is helped by '''Assistant Church Historians''', although the title was expanded in 2008 to be '''Assistant Church Historian and Recorder'''.<ref>"Richard E. Turley Jr. Named Assistant Church Historian and Recorder," LDS Newsroom, http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/ldsnewsroom/eng/news-releases-stories/richard-e-turley-jr-named-assistant-church-historian-and-recorder.</ref>
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In the [[:Category:Community of Christ|Community of Christ]], the position is now the '''World Church Historian'''.
  
 
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* Jenson, Andrew. ''Church Chronology: A Record of Important Events Pertaining to the History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints''. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1899. Pages xviii-xx. https://archive.org/stream/churchchronology00jensrich#page/xviii/mode/2up (accessed 30 Mar 2015).
 
* Jenson, Andrew. ''Church Chronology: A Record of Important Events Pertaining to the History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints''. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1899. Pages xviii-xx. https://archive.org/stream/churchchronology00jensrich#page/xviii/mode/2up (accessed 30 Mar 2015).
 
* Searle, Howard C. "Historians, Church." ''Encyclopedia of Mormonism''. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. Pages 589-92. http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Historians,_Church (accessed 27 Mar 2015).
 
* Searle, Howard C. "Historians, Church." ''Encyclopedia of Mormonism''. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. Pages 589-92. http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Historians,_Church (accessed 27 Mar 2015).
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Latest revision as of 03:19, 17 February 2016

Tasked with keeping the official church records for the Church of Christ (1830), the Church Historian and General Church Recorder served as clerks, scribes, and secretaries in recording "minutes of meetings, patriarchal blessings, membership information, and certificates of priesthood authority", as well as "what might be called a narrative history of the Church."[1]

The position continues in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a priesthood calling, now the Church Historian and Recorder. He is helped by Assistant Church Historians, although the title was expanded in 2008 to be Assistant Church Historian and Recorder.[2]

In the Community of Christ, the position is now the World Church Historian.

Bilbiography

References

  1. Marlin K. Jensen, "There Shall Be a Record Kept among You," Ensign (Dec 2007), https://www.lds.org/ensign/2007/12/there-shall-be-a-record-kept-among-you.
  2. "Richard E. Turley Jr. Named Assistant Church Historian and Recorder," LDS Newsroom, http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/ldsnewsroom/eng/news-releases-stories/richard-e-turley-jr-named-assistant-church-historian-and-recorder.

Pages in category "Church historians"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.