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The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship both gathers and nurtures disciple-scholars. As a research community, the Institute supports scholars whose work inspires and fortifies Latter-day Saints in their testimonies of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and engages the world of religious ideas.

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Willes Center


Laura F. Willes Center

The Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies sponsors scholarly research and publications on the Book of Mormon and seeks to increase understanding and appreciation for this ancient scriptural text in the world today.

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“Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” (D&C 88:118)