Sunday, March 17, 2013

"The Paradoxes of Religious Peace and Conflict" -Margaret Toscano

2013 Eugene England Memorial Lecture 

"The Paradoxes of Religious Peace and Conflict"  

Margaret Toscano 

Monday, March 11, 2013

Mormon Scholars in the Humanities conference: "The Mystical"

Inline image 12013 MSH Conference, "The Mystical."

We now invite you to register for our 2013 conference, which will be held March 15 and 16, 2013, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. This year's meeting focuses on mysticism, with presentations by two notable guest speakers, David Loy and Elliot Wolfson, as well as papers on this and other topics.

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Conference: The Expanded Canon, Perspectives on Mormonism and Sacred Texts

Annual Mormon Studies Conference 

UVU's Religious Studies Program has been sponsoring its annual Mormon Studies conference since March, 2001. These conferences bring together scholars, practitioners, and other presenters to explore a variety of topics and themes in Mormon culture, theology, history, literature, etc. Our program also offers a variety of other lectures, symposia, and conferences that can be seen here.

Thirteenth Annual Mormon Studies Conference  
The Expanded Canon
Perspectives on Mormonism and Sacred Texts

 April 4-5, 2013

Saturday, March 02, 2013

New edition of LDS Scriptures; race, polygamy, historical accuracy

Excerpts of New Mormon scriptures tweak race, polygamy references, Peggy Fletcher Stack, Salt Lake Tribune. See here for a detailed list of changes.
Scholars laud changes, say they bring a more accurate, fuller view of faith's history.

Friday, March 01, 2013

Egyptian Alphabet documents posted

The Joseph Smith Papers Project announces the addition of the following new content and features to its website,