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MIPodcast #82—Christianity and American politics, with Matthew Bowman

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From Blair Hodges

What comes to mind when you hear the term “American Christians”? Most people today think of the so-called Religious Right, a loosely knit group of conservative Christians who oppose legal abortion, favor gun rights, and hail Ronald Reagan as one like unto Moses. Matthew Bowman’s latest book is a wake-up call, reminding us that there’s […]

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In memoriam: Richard Lloyd Anderson (1926-2018)

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From Blair Hodges

Latter-day Saint scholar Richard Lloyd Anderson has died. Dr. Anderson was a long-time contributor to FARMS and Maxwell Institute publications, specializing in historical research about the 19th-century witnesses to the Book of Mormon. Dr. Anderson’s research was so far-reaching that when the time came to publish a festschrift in his honor it was decided to create […]

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Sorting, clarifying, mobilizing Mormon ideas”—Adam Miller on the 2018 Mormon Theology Seminar

12 Aug Read
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From Guest

The 2018 Mormon Theology Seminar recently wrapped up at the Cittadella Ospitalità in Assisi, Italy. In this guest post, Adam Miller talks about his experience. Miller is a professor of philosophy at Collin College in McKinney, Texas and co-director of the Mormon Theology Seminar. He is author of Letters to a Young Mormon and An Early […]

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