Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Mormon Studies Conference

The Religious Studies Program at Utah Valley State College presents the
Sixth Annual Mormon Studies Conference

Mormonism and the
Christian Tradition
March 30-1, 2006
Utah Valley State College
Thursday, March 30
Sorenson Student Center, Room 213B

8:30 am
Process Theology and Mormonism
Brian Birch, Utah Valley State College
Dennis Potter, Utah Valley State College
Dan Wotherspoon, Editor, Sunstone Magazine

What Jesus Learned: An Evangelical Christology
James Wakefield
Salt Lake Theological Seminary


1:00 pm
"The Inward Witness, That is the Proof, the Strongest Proof, of Christianit=
Reflecting on Wesley's Conversion in a Mormon Context
Ronald Huggins
Salt Lake Theological Seminary

Panel discussion: Comparisons and Contrasts
Ron Huggins, Salt Lake Theological Seminar
James Wakefield, Salt Lake Theological Seminary
Robert Millet, Brigham Young University
Michael Minch, Utah Valley State College
Brian Birch, Utah Valley State College

7:30 pm
Keynote Address
Liberal Arts Building, Room 101
To All Believers in Christ: One Mormon's Manifesto
Robert L. Millet
Professor of Religious Education, Outreach, and
Interfaith relations at BYU
Saturday, March 31, 2006
Faculty Seminar Room (LC243)
(across from entrance to LDS Institute)

9:00 am
Theosis in Orthodoxy and Mormonism: Vladimir Soloyov's Lectures on
Divine Humanity and Joseph Smith's King Follett Discourse
James MacLachlan
Western Carolina University

Lockean Species, Souls and LDS Metaphysics
Jan-Erik Jones
Southern Virginia University


Authority, Community, and Catholicism
Charles Pinches
University of Scranton

Panel Discussion: Comparisons and Contrasts
Charles Pinches, University of Scranton
Jan-Erik Jones, Southern Virginia University
James McLachlan, Western Carolina University
Dennis Potter, Utah Valley State College

For more information, contact Dennis Potter at or
(801) 863-8759

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