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The Department of Church History and Doctrine was part of the College of Religious Instruction from 1969 until the abolishment of the college in 1973. It has since existed under several colleges and institutions and functions under Religious Education today. The following individuals have served as chairmen: LaMar C. Berrett (1969-1975), Larry C. Porter (1975-1983), Keith W. Perkins (1983-1990), Larry E. Dahl (1990-1991), Leon R. Hartshorn (1991-1995), Richard O. Cowan (1995-1997), Raymond S. Wright (1997-2001), Paul H. Peterson (2001-2006), Arnold K. Garr (2006-2009), and Brent Top (2009- ).   
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The Department of Church History and Doctrine was part of the College of Religious Instruction from 1969 until the abolishment of the college in 1973. It has since existed under several colleges and institutions and functions under Religious Education today. The following individuals have served as chairmen: LaMar C. Berrett (1969-1975), Larry C. Porter (1975-1983), Keith W. Perkins (1983-1990), Larry E. Dahl (1990-1991), Leon R. Hartshorn (1991-1995), Richard O. Cowan (1995-1997), Raymond S. Wright (1997-2001), Paul H. Peterson (2001-2006), Arnold K. Garr (2006-2009), Brent Top (2009-2013), Richard E. Bennett (2013-2016), and Alexander L. Baugh (2016- ).   
  
 
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Brigham Young University website, Oct. 13, 2011 (Brent Top, dept. chair effective June 30, 2009) http://news.byu.edu/archive09-Jul-Top.aspx
 
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Brigham Young University website, Dec. 10, 2020 (Brent Top appointed dean of Religious Education, 2013; Richard E. Bennett appointed chair of Church History and Doctrine) https://news.byu.edu/news/brent-l-top-new-dean-religious-education-byu
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Brigham Young University website, Dec. 10, 2020 (Alexander L. Baugh, chair, 2016- )
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Latest revision as of 08:12, 10 December 2020

The Department of Church History and Doctrine was part of the College of Religious Instruction from 1969 until the abolishment of the college in 1973. It has since existed under several colleges and institutions and functions under Religious Education today. The following individuals have served as chairmen: LaMar C. Berrett (1969-1975), Larry C. Porter (1975-1983), Keith W. Perkins (1983-1990), Larry E. Dahl (1990-1991), Leon R. Hartshorn (1991-1995), Richard O. Cowan (1995-1997), Raymond S. Wright (1997-2001), Paul H. Peterson (2001-2006), Arnold K. Garr (2006-2009), Brent Top (2009-2013), Richard E. Bennett (2013-2016), and Alexander L. Baugh (2016- ).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. College of Religious Instruction. Dept. of Church History and Doctrine

Brigham Young University. Religious Instruction. Dept. of Church History and Doctrine

Brigham Young University. Religious Education. Dept. of Church History and Doctrine

Description

Established: 1969

Location: Provo, Utah (1969- )

Functions

Courses taught in the department aim to give students a strong foundation in the history and doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Included are courses such as The Gospel in Principle and Practice, Genealogy and the LDS Family, and Schismatic Movements in Mormon History.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department functions under the administration of a chairman under a college dean.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Religious Instruction (1969-1973)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Religious Instruction (1973-1983)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Religious Education (1983- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Undergraduate Studies in Religious Instruction (1964)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Graduate Studies in Religious Instruction (1964)

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1970-1972: p. 528, 464-466 (LaMar C. Berrett, chairman; dept. instructed on L.D.S. history and doctrine; example courses include The Gospel in Principle and Practice, Genealogy and the LDS Family, and Schizmatic Movements in Mormon History)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1975-1976: p. 248 (Larry C. Porter, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1983-1984: p. 352 (Keith W. Perkins, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1990-1991: p. 289 (Larry E. Dahl, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1991-1992: p. 301 (Leon R. Hartshorn, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1995-1996: p. 419 (Richard O. Cowan, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1997-1998: p. 430 (Raymond S. Wright, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 2001-2002: p. 431 (Paul H. Peterson, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Arnold K. Garr, chairman)

Brigham Young University website, Oct. 13, 2011 (Brent Top, dept. chair effective June 30, 2009) http://news.byu.edu/archive09-Jul-Top.aspx

Brigham Young University website, Dec. 10, 2020 (Brent Top appointed dean of Religious Education, 2013; Richard E. Bennett appointed chair of Church History and Doctrine) https://news.byu.edu/news/brent-l-top-new-dean-religious-education-byu

Brigham Young University website, Dec. 10, 2020 (Alexander L. Baugh, chair, 2016- )

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00337

LCCN: n 83171974

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