Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

October 14th, 2014 | by Blair Hodges

#15- Reading the Bible critically and religiously, with Marc Brettler [MIPodcast]

Does academic study of the Bible undermine its value or diminish the religious messages it contains? In 2012, three scholars—a Jew, a Protestant, and a […]

September 30th, 2014 | by Blair Hodges

#14- Standing Apart, or Reconsidering the “Great Apostasy,” featuring Miranda Wilcox and John Young [MIPodcast]

Miranda Wilcox and John Young recently published one of the most fascinating books ever compiled on the subject of Mormon studies. It’s called Standing Apart. […]

September 09th, 2014 | by Blair Hodges

#13- What’s the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, featuring David Gordon White [MIPodcast]

Although the Maxwell Institute focuses its attention primarily on religious texts of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, this episode examines a religious text from an eastern […]

August 22nd, 2014 | by Blair Hodges

#12- Summer Seminar scholars discuss “The History of the Mormon Family” [MIPodcast]

What’s it like to participate in the Summer Seminar on Mormon Culture? Six participants from this year’s seminar answer that question in this episode of […]

August 01st, 2014 | by Blair Hodges

#11- Bernard McGinn on Aquinas’s Summa theologiae [MIPodcast]

Bernard McGinn recently completed the biography of one of the most influential theological works in Christian history: Thomas Aquinas’s Summa theologiae, and he joins us in this episode of the […]

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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