Speaker: Bill Martin

Orson Scott Card and the Ontology of Redemption

Orson Scott Card and the Ontology of Redemption This paper will focus on Card’s thinking in general, but especially on the philosophically- significant novel, Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus. I will argue that the novel poses, in a profound way, what is entailed in the idea of redemption–and indeed, in the practice and the …

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Mormonism and Christianity, or, Are Christians Mormon?

Mormonism and Christianity, or, Are Christians Mormon? The question, “Are Mormons Christian?” has been heard ever since 1830, and it has been pressed forward in recent years by both anti- Mormon Christians and by Mormons who are trying to convince other Christians. I would like to turn the tables on the question, and use Mormon …

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