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Disciples of Christ Historical Society


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Cataloging and Metadata | Christian Denominations and Sects | History of Religions of Western Origin | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion


The Christian Record was published in Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Bedford, Indiana from 1843 to 1884 with several interruptions. From 1862-1866 the editor, Elijah Goodwin, published it under the title The Weekly Christian Record. In 1866 he merged it with the Christian Standard when it began publication. The Weekly Christian Record is not included in this index.

In December, 1875, James Mathes, then editor, merged it with the Evangelist. Mathes resumed publication under the original name in January 1882. Twice the publication carried a slight change of name. In 1870 and 1871 the name became The Christian Record and Living Laborer while in 1875 it was The Christian Record and Sunday School Worker. These publications are included in this index.

Throughout its publication history the Christian Record had only two editors although others acted as assistant or joint editors. James Madison Mathes (1808-1892) was the editor from 1843 to May, 1859 and from 1866 to 1884 with the interruption noted above. Elijah Goodwin (1807-1879) was co-editor with Mathes from July, 1847 to December, 1848 and the only editor from June 1859 through 1861. Others who shared editorial responsibility included David Oliphant (during 1870 and 1871) and W. B. F. Treat (during 1873 to 1875).

This PDF was created from and HTML version of McWhirter's index is provided here through the cooperative efforts of Jim McMillan and Disciples of Christ Historical Society, Bethany, West Virginia.



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