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A Firm Foundation: Church Organization and Administration

Published by the Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in cooperation with Deseret Book Company, Salt Lake City

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Brigham Young University Church History Symposium (2010) A firm foundation : church organization and administration / edited by David J. Whittaker and Arnold K. Garr.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-8425-2785-9 (hard cover : alk. paper) 1. Church of Jesus Christ

of Latter-day Saints—History—Congresses. 2. Mormon Church—History—

Congresses. I. Whittaker, David J. editor. II. Garr, Arnold K. editor. III. Title.


BX8611.B725 2010