Podcast

#33—The Study Quran, with Maria Dakake and Joseph Lumbard [MIPodcast]

The Study Quran from HarperOne is a historic and ground-breaking work produced by a distinguished team of Islamic Studies scholars. Maria Dakake and Joseph Lumbard are two of the book’s general editors. They helped produce the brand new translation and contributed to footnotes and essays exploring various aspects of Islam’s holy scripture. In this episode, we are privileged to hear […]

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Lesser-known heroes of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon (MIPodcast Moments)

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#32—The printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon, with church historian Robin Scott Jensen [MIPodcast]

There’s a bold claim on the dust jacket of the latest volume of the Joseph Smith Papers Project: “The Book of Mormon is the centerpiece of Joseph Smith’s documentary record.” Arguably, without the Book of Mormon we may not even need a Joseph Smith Papers Project, whose goal is to publish a comprehensive record of documents created […]

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#31—Religious tolerance in American history, with Chris Beneke and Christopher Grenda [MIPodcast]

Everyone knows the classic story of how America was founded by pilgrims and puritans fleeing oppressive lands in search of religious freedom. The problem is that this classic story doesn’t adequately relate the much messier and more interesting history of religious tolerance in the United States or elsewhere. From Roger Williams’s Bloudy Tenent to today’s Internet debates, the idea of […]

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