Thursday, June 07, 2012

FAIR conference 2012

The FAIR Conference is an annual event that brings together scholars, apologists, and interested individuals from a variety of areas. Each comes with a unique perspective on history, science, or theology, and all come with a desire to help defend the gospel and share evidences of its truth.

August 2–3, 2012

South Towne Exposition Center
9575 South State Street
Sandy, Utah 84070

  • Joshua Johanson - Navigating the Labyrinth Surrounding Homosexual Desire
  • Hannah Smith - Unprecedented Threats to American Religious Freedom: What Can Latter-day Saints Do?
  • Neylan McBaine & Kathryn Soper - To Do the Business of the Church: A Cooperative Paradigm for Examining Gendered Participation Within Church Organizational Structure
  • Royal Skousen - Do We Need to Make Changes to the Book of Mormon Text?
  • Darius Gray - No Johnny-Come-Lately: The 182-Year-Long BLACK Mormon Moment
  • Brian C. Hales - Joseph Smith's Sexual Polyandry and the Emperor's New Clothes: On Closer Inspection, What Do We Find?
  • Ugo Perego - Book of Mormon Genetics: A Reappraisal
  • Jack Welch - Forty-five Years of Chiasmus Conversations, Criteria, and Creativity: What Chiasmus Proves and Does Not Prove
  • Brant Gardner - From the East to the West: The Problem of Directions in the Book of Mormon
  • John Gee - Book of Abraham, I Presume
  • Rosemary Avance - Seeing the Light: Parallels in Mormon Conversion and De-conversion Stories
  • Don Bradley - Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost 116 Pages
  • Hartt Wixam - Perception and Reality: Then and Now
  • Dan Peterson - The Restoration: Even Bigger Than We Thought