Gerald N. Lund

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Gerald N. Lund
Second Quorum of the Seventy
April 6, 2002 (2002-04-06) – October 4, 2008 (2008-10-04)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
End reason Honorably released
Personal details
Born Gerald Niels Lund
(1939-09-12) September 12, 1939 (age 78)
Fountain Green, Utah, United States

Gerald Niels Lund (born September 12, 1939) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 2002 to 2008. Lund was released as a general authority and member of the church's Second Quorum of the Seventy on October 4, 2008.

Lund is also a popular LDS fiction writer, having written The Work and the Glory series as well as the Kingdom and the Crown series, among other books. He has also written several theological non-fiction works for Latter-Day Saints, including, Hearing the Voice of the Lord: Principles and Patterns of Personal Revelation (2008) and The Coming of the Lord (reprint 2005). Lund and his wife, Lynn, are the parents of seven children. Lund has also written poems that his wife has set to music.

Before becoming a general authority, he worked in the LDS Church Educational System. He served in the church as a stake president, bishop and branch president at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. Among other assignments during his tenure as a general authority, he lived in Solihull, England for 3 years while serving in an area presidency.


  • —— (1999), Selected writings of Gerald N. Lund, Gospel scholars series, Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book, ISBN 1573455490, OCLC 41981973 
  • —— (2012), Look Up My Soul: The Divine Promise of Hope, Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book, ISBN 1609070046, OCLC 769323249 



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