Adam Powell’s MI Guest Lecture is now available to watch online: “Crisis Converted: Opposition, Salvation, and Elasticity in Early Mormonism.” Why do some new religious movements succeed while others fail? Why are notions of deification—the belief that humans progress toward divinity—found in both early Christian history and in early Mormon history? Did the opposition experienced by Joseph Smith and his followers have lasting effects? […]Read More
Christians are commanded in scripture to love one another, to turn the other cheek and bless those who curse them. How can Christians meet these obligations when someone acts an abusive or even violent ways toward them? In this episode, we’re joined by Maxwell Institute visiting scholar Deidre Green. She is a theologian and author of […]Read More
The Doctrine and Covenants Made Harder is available again for sale on Amazon. The ebook has been available all along, of course, but in response to your requests we’ve issued another print run from the popular series. And this time we included a handy scripture index.
Place orders now, because it may take several weeks for books to appear in Amazon’s stock […]Read More
Joseph M. Spencer has been selected as the next editor of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute’s Journal of Book of Mormon Studies. “I’m thrilled with Professor Spencer’s appointment,” said Institute executive director J. Spencer Fluhman. “He mixes academic brilliance with a contagious passion for the study of the Book of Mormon. We’re excited to see […]Read More