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11.28.2022 | The Maxwell Institute

Seeking Applicants for the Annual Summer Seminar on Latter-day Saint Theology, “The Demands of Justice: Reading Alma 34”

In the summer of 2023, the Latter-day Saint Theology Seminar, in partnership with the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University, will sponsor a summer seminar for graduate students and faculty devoted to reading Alma 34.

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11.28.2022 | The Maxwell Institute

Seeking Applicants for the Annual Summer Seminar on Latter-day Saint Theology, “The Demands of Justice: Reading Alma 34”

In the summer of 2023, the Latter-day Saint Theology Seminar, in partnership with the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University, will sponsor a summer seminar for graduate students and faculty devoted to reading Alma 34.

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11.30.2022 | The Maxwell Institute

2022 Annual Lecture Available on YouTube

Adam S. Miller’s lecture, “The Necessity of God: First person, Present Tense, Imperative Mood” is now available for viewing on YouTube. In his lecture, Miller talks about Tim Farnsworth, a man who cannot stop walking from the fictional book The Unnamed. Miller said that everyone has different crosses to bear, and although we cannot change them, like Farnsworth cannot stop walking, we have to learn how to love and accept these challenges in order to connect to God.

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11.29.2022 | The Maxwell Institute

Maxwell Institute Podcast #153: The Book of Mormon Art Catalog with Jennifer Champoux

The Book of Mormon Art Catalog seeks to provide unprecedented access to visual imagery inspired by the Book of Mormon through a comprehensive, open access, and searchable digital database. In this role, the Book of Mormon Art Catalog supports research and education, aids scholarly and artistic work, promotes a greater knowledge of artists worldwide, provides […]

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Spencer Fluhman

Executive Director

Spencer Fluhman is the executive director of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. He is also associate professor of history at Brigham Young University, where he teaches American religious history. He graduated summa cum laude from BYU and received masters and doctoral degrees in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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