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Any history of The Church should be scrutinized

Is LDS Church history reliable when that history is produced by the Church itself?

Church historians today employ rigorous standards, a member of the Church History Department said Aug. 6 during a presentation at the two-day FAIR Conference.

Ronald O. Barney is a volume editor for the Joseph Smith Papers Project and executive producer of the KJZZ television series that is a companion to the project.

"I know something about the rigor that has been applied to ensure that these volumes will stand for a long time and have a long shelf life," Brother Barney said. "I don't believe we have to make any apologies to anybody." Dozens of outside reviewers have scrutinized it to ensure dependability, he added.

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