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Deepening understanding and strengthening discipleship at the Maxwell Institute

23 Sep Read
From Guest

Jessica Steele has an energetic passion for the Middle East and its life, culture, religion, politics, history, and geography. She recently completed a year as a research assistant at the Maxwell Institute’s Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts. In this guest post she reflects on her time at the Institute as it draws […]

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MIPodcast #53—James L. Kugel on how to read the Bible

13 Sep Read
From Blair Hodges

James L. Kugel is one of the foremost scholars of the Hebrew Bible of our time. Kugel recently visited BYU’s Neal A. Maxwell Institute to talk about his work and about the relationship between religious faith and scholarship about scripture. Kugel is an orthodox Jew and biblical scholar who became somewhat legendary for revisiting ancient paradigms. […]

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