Speaker: Allen D. Roberts

My Sunstone Experience

Whenever anyone hears that I was once involved with the Sunstone Foundation, they usually ask one or both of these questions: “What did you do for Sunstone?” and “What did Sunstone do for (or to) you?” One question that I have often asked myself is, “What impact has Sunstone had on the Church, its leaders, …

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A New ‘Lost’ Generation? The Future of Mormon Scholarship

A New ‘Lost’ Generation? The Future of Mormon Scholarship ‘Lost Generation” has been used to refer both to a generation of American expatriate writers after World War I and to a Utah/Mormon group of writer-intellectuals of the same period. The Mormon generation just after World War II has been rich in intellectual and literary accomplishments, …

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Now It’s Her Turn: Fawn McKay Brodie: A Biographer’s Life

Now It’s Her Turn: Fawn McKay Brodie: A Biographer’s Life Fawn McKay Brodie is best known for her controversial biographies of Joseph Smith and Thomas Jefferson. Mormon leaders denounced her interpretation of their prophet and excommunicated her. Yet No Man Knows My History has remained in print for over 55 years. American historians were also …

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