Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

October 11th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, with Thomas W. Simpson [MIPodcast #55]

As the twentieth century dawned, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints remained at odds with the United States, a country that had provided fertile […]

September 27th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

The Sin of Certainty, with Peter Enns [MIPodcast #54]

Perhaps you’ve experienced moments of doubt about your religious faith. Or maybe you’re one of the people who find doubt to be a more frequent […]

September 13th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

James L. Kugel on how to read the Bible [MIPodcast #53]

James L. Kugel is one of the foremost scholars of the Hebrew Bible of our time. Kugel recently visited BYU’s Neal A. Maxwell Institute to talk […]

August 30th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

Reconceiving infertility in the Bible, with Candida Moss and Joel Baden [MIPodcast #52]

“Be fruitful and multiply.” According to the book of Genesis, these are the first words God speaks to humanity. People have understood these words over the […]

August 16th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

The Work of the Dead, with Thomas W. Laqueur [MIPodcast #51]

What good is a dead body? How have humans cared for dead bodies through the ages and why do we do it? What do dead bodies […]

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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