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Cory Crawford—“exhaustive examination and detailed description”

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Cory Crawford is currently visiting the Maxwell Institute as recipient of a short-term research grant. He’s working on a book about the Jerusalem temple, dealing especially with something scholars in the field have long neglected—the role of gender in understanding the temple, and the role of the temple in understanding gender. Cory Crawford on Disciple-Scholarship […]

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Fiona Givens—“the pursuit of the good, the true, and the beautiful”

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We are pleased to welcome Fiona Givens as recipient of a short-term research grant this summer at the Maxwell Institute. She’s currently working on a chapter, titled “Heavenly Mother and Feminism,” for the theology section of the Handbook on Mormonism and Gender (Routledge, forthcoming), edited by Amy Hoyt and Taylor Petrey. Fiona Givens on Disciple-Scholarship “Joseph Smith once said that in order to come […]

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Terryl Givens—“an abundant life must engage the heart and mind together”

14 Jun Read
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We’re excited to announce that Terryl L. Givens has returned to the Institute as a Neal A. Maxwell Fellow to oversee the Summer Seminar on Mormon Culture, co-sponsored by the Mormon Scholars Foundation. Givens said he greatly values the opportunity to help the Institute gather and nurture disciple-scholars: “I believe that academic scholarship and the gospel […]

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