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MIPodcast #60—The life of the Lotus Sutra, with Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

28 Feb Read
From Blair Hodges

When the Lotus Sutra arrived in Boston in 1844 the few people who could read it were intrigued by its parables that reminded them of the Bible. For these westerners, the Lotus was like a gateway into a mysterious and profound culture from across the world. But it took a long time to get there, from […]

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Come hear Laurel Thatcher Ulrich speak on women in early Mormonism

23 Feb Read
From The Maxwell Institute

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s new book A House Full of Females retells the story of early Mormonism through the eyes of early Mormon women and other lesser-known figures. The Pulitzer Prize winning historian says women’s voices often “trouble the old stories” many Latter-day Saints are familiar with today. But believing it is worth the trouble, she writes: “Adding women to […]

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