Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

March 09th, 2018 | by Blair Hodges

Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation, with Grant Wacker [MIPodcast #77]

The Reverend Billy Graham rose to international prominence in the 1940s preaching an evangelical Christian gospel. Hailing from North Carolina, the charismatic preacher filled stadiums, […]

February 13th, 2018 | by Blair Hodges

Adam Miller on more Letters to a Young Mormon [MIPodcast #76]

Adam Miller wrote Letters to a Young Mormon for thoughtful people yearning for a more thoughtful faith. It’s a little book, but it packs a powerful punch. […]

January 23rd, 2018 | by Blair Hodges

“To be learned is good,” with Richard Bushman [MIPodcast #75]

The Book of Mormon warns against mistaking intelligence for wisdom, but adds a crucial caveat: “to be learned is good if they hearken unto the counsels of God” (2 Nephi 9:29). Where LDS […]

December 08th, 2017 | by Blair Hodges

Feeding the Flock, with Terryl L. Givens [MIPodcast #74]

Latter-day Saint scholar Terryl L. Givens is back with us again. Dr. Givens spent the summer here at the Institute as a Neal A. Maxwell […]

November 17th, 2017 | by Blair Hodges

Women and power in the Church of God in Christ, with Anthea Butler [MIPodcast #73]

If you’re familiar with African American religious history, you know that black women outnumber black men in the church. There are a lot of theories […]

The Maxwell Institute Podcast is where faith and scholarship have a nice conversation over lunch. Scholars from the Latter-day Saint tradition and beyond talk about faith, history, scripture, philosophy, theology, and more.


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