Terryl Givens wins Evans Biography Award

08.18.2022 | The Maxwell Institute

Terryl L. Givens has won the 2022 Evans Biography Award from the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University for his book Stretching the Heavens: The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism. Givens, Neal A. Maxwell Senior Research Fellow at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship,  is the author of many other books about Latter-day Saint history and culture, including Wrestling the Angel: The Foundations of Mormon ThoughtFeeding the Flock: The Foundations of Mormon Practice, and By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture That Launched a New World Religion, each with Oxford University Press. He is also co-author, with Fiona Givens, of The God Who WeepsThe Crucible of Doubt, and The Christ Who Heals.

You can read about the Evans award at this link.

You can hear Dr. Givens discuss Stretching the Heavens on the Maxwell Institute Podcast: