Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

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 […]

August 02nd, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

The Summer Seminar on Mormon Culture, 2015 [MIPodcast #50]

In some ways it’s been a lonelier than usual summer at the Maxwell Institute. Since it was founded in 2006 we’ve had the privilege of hosting […]

July 12th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#49—The unexpected life of Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion, with Bruce Gordon [MIPodcast]

When the Protestant Reformer John Calvin published his book Institutes of the Christian Religion in the 1500s, he couldn’t have anticipated the incredibly different purposes […]

July 07th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

“How can I be Christian if it doesn’t have any impact on what’s going to happen for African Americans?” (MIPodcast Moments)

BLAIR HODGES: That takes us to the topic of black theology. In your book Down In the Valley you talk little bit about James Cone, who is a […]

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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