Mormonism and history/Attitude of the Church toward historians

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Attitude of the Church toward historians

Mormonism and history: Statements attributed to Boyd K. Packer

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Church discipline of scholars: The "September Six"

Summary: Some claim that the Church excommunicates or disfellowships scholars who publish historical information that is embarrassing to Church leaders. Despite the fact that these disciplinary actions are carried out by local leaders, some critics insist that they are in reality instigated by general authorities.

Telling only part of the truth

Summary: The author of the critical book One Nation Under Gods claims that "Mormon leaders, especially since the 1970s, have repeatedly called for LDS historians to 'tell only that part of the truth that is inspiring and uplifting.'"