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Maxwell Institute teams up with University of Illinois Press on Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

17 Jan Read
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From Joseph Spencer

In 1975, the University of Illinois Press published Robert Bruce Flanders’s book Nauvoo: Kingdom on the Mississippi. That publication marked the beginning of what would become a longstanding commitment on the part of UIP to make available solid academic work on the Latter-day Saint tradition. They’ve produced some of the most influential titles in the field of […]

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When it comes to discipleship and scholarship, Richard Bushman says “we are in this together”

09 Jan Read
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From Blair Hodges

Historian Richard Bushman says he was reluctant to go along with it when Jerry Bradford, former Maxwell Institute executive director, suggested a festschrift in his honor. But when Spencer Fluhman, Kathleen Flake, and Jed Woodworth started planning one anyway, he began to see the possibilities. This would be an opportunity to gather scholars—Latter-day Saints as […]

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Learn more about the Old Testament on the Maxwell Institute Podcast

07 Jan Read
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From Blair Hodges

As the LDS Sunday school curriculum turns to focus on the Old Testament this year, supplement your learning with these Maxwell Institute Podcast episodes featuring Hebrew Bible specialists. Taken together, they’re like a mini crash course—Hebrew Bible 101! Episode #15—Reading the Bible critically and religiously, with Marc Brettler Episode #16—Peter Enns on reading the Bible critically […]

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