Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

March 15th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#40—The First Fifty Years of Relief Society, with Jill Mulvay Derr, Kate Holbrook, and Matthew Grow (1 of 2) [MIPodcast]

The Church Historian’s Press just released a landmark book of documents all about the Relief Society, the women’s organization of the Church of Jesus Christ […]

February 25th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#39—The seven last words of Jesus, with James Martin, SJ [MIPodcast]

The New Testament records seven phrases Jesus uttered as he hung on the cross: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” […]

February 09th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#38—N.T. Wright on Paul and His Recent Interpreters [MIPodcast]

When N.T. Wright was composing a massive 1600+ page treatment of the apostle Paul he wanted to begin with an overview of how scholars have […]

January 05th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#37—Climate change and Christianity, with Willis Jenkins [MIPodcast]

Willis Jenkins wanted to inspire Christians to exercise faith in God as well as in contemporary science—science which suggests humans are damaging the earth God […]

December 15th, 2015 | by Blair Hodges

#36—Part 2: Early Christian interpreters of the Bible and the scholars who interpret them, with Peter Martens [MIPodcast]

There’s an old saying that goes “the essence of tyranny is the denial of complexity.” Sometimes scholars bring clarity by making things less clear. This […]

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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