Speaker: Boyd Jay Petersen

The Future Of Dialogue What Might The Next Fifty Years Bring

As Bob Dylan suggests: “The times they are a changin’.” And so must ways of reaching one’s intended audience. Please join recent and current Dialogue editors and board members as they discuss how to keep the journal relevant and accessible in this digital century with far more accessibility to studies and reflections on all aspects …

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HUGH NIBLEY AT CLAREMONT

HUGH NIBLEY AT CLAREMONT After Hugh Nibley received his Ph.D. from Berkeley in 1938 and until he joined the Army in 1942, he taught at the Claremont colleges. It was a time of great transitions for Hugh. He began his Claremont tenure with anti-Semitic attitudes (ironic given his own Jewish ancestry) but left with a …

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Mormon Studies In The Academy

Mormon Studies In The Academy Courses and programs in Mormon studies are being established across the country. Panel members will discuss the challenges, tensions, and rewards of teaching and studying Mormon history, literature, and culture outside LDS-sponsored institutions and with both member and non-member students in the same classroom. Panelists will also discuss the current …

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Are Mormon Democrats Coming Out Of Extinction?

In April 1998, Elder Marlin K. Jensen told the Salt Lake Tribune that Church leaders feel “it’s not in the best interest [of the Church] to be known as a one-party church.” With the rise of Senator Harry Reid to Senate minority leader, and with a growing disenchantment with Bush administration policies on faith-based initiatives, …

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