An Evening with D. Michael Quinn's Most Controversial Works

Saturday, September 25th 6:00 PM Mountain

Sunstone has partnered with Utah Humanities to host an evening celebrating D. Michael Quinn's most popular works.

This free digital event will honor and explore D. Michael Quinn's books Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, The Mormon Hierarchy, and Same-sex Dynamics Among 19th Century Americans: A Mormon Example. Join us live directly through Zoom Webinar at the link below.

Meet our Panelists


Banjamin Park

Benjamin Park received degrees from Brigham Young University (BA, English and history), the University of Edinburgh (MSc, Theology in History), and the University of Cambridge (MPhil, Political Thought and Intellectual History; PhD, History). He spent two years as the inaugural postdoctoral fellow at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy, and is currently an assistant professor of American history at Sam Houston State University.

Dr. Park’s new book is Kingdom of Nauvoo: The Rise and Fall of a Religious Empire on the American Frontier, which appeared with W. W. Norton/Liveright in February 2020 and won the Mormon History Association’s best book prize. He also recently edited A Companion to American Religious History, a textbook published by Wiley-Blackwell in January 2021.


Katie Ludlow Rich

Katie is a reader, writer, and mother of 4. She has an MA from Brigham Young University.

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