Speaker: Boyd Petersen

SPEAKING IN A PROPHETIC VEIN: Hugh Nibley as Social Critic

Eugene England has called Hugh Nibley “the finest lay (in contrast to officially called) prophet of the Latter-day Saint people,” and has argued that Nibley “most perceptively describes our sins, most courageously and persistently calls us to repentance, and most accurately predicts our future if we will not repent.” England may be guilty of hyperbole, …

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The Work of Death: Hugh Nibley and War

Hugh Nibley knows warfare, ancient and modern, better than most. As a young boy, he overheard long discussions about World War I around the family dinner table. He later served as a non-commissioned intelligence officer in World War II. These experiences and his knowledge of ancient history convinced him that war in general is a …

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