Speaker: Philip Barlow

FORCES IN AMERICAN MORMONISM

Part I: Widespread Mormon understanding holds that America—the United States in particular—is populated by a chosen people, governed by an inspired constitution, and possessor of a singular destiny. This belief has drawn attention outside Mormon ranks in light of Mitt Romney’s candidacy for the presidency: Would Mormon notions color a president Romney’s foreign policy? The …

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WHY WE STAY

This perennially well-received session features the stories of those who have chosen to remain active, dedicated Latter-day Saints even in the face of challenges to traditional faith. How have these members wrestled with their faith and emerged more determined than ever to be a part of the Latter-day Saint community? Ronda Roberts Callister, John Dehlin, …

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SL09332 Panel: Remembering the Longfellow Chapel

Participants will reflect on the meaning of the Cambridge Chapel situated on Longfellow Park just outside Boston. For generations of Latter-day Saints, this meetinghouse represented the center of their faith, spirituality, and community. Panelists will consider the meaning of sacred space, the role of undergraduate and graduate education in Mormon identity, the nature of Latter-day …

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SL09332 Panel: Remembering the Longfellow Chapel

Participants will reflect on the meaning of the Cambridge Chapel situated on Longfellow Park just outside Boston. For generations of Latter-day Saints, this meetinghouse represented the center of their faith, spirituality, and community. Panelists will consider the meaning of sacred space, the role of undergraduate and graduate education in Mormon identity, the nature of Latter-day …

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Author Meets Critics. The Mormon Quest for the Presidency

Author Meets Critics. The Mormon Quest for the Presidency This panel is a critical discussion of a just-published book, The Mormon Quest for the Presidency, co-authored by Newell G. Bringhurst and Craig L. Foster, which examines ten individuals with Mormon connections who ran for president of the United States. The first of these candidates was …

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Sunstone Celebrates Elbert Peck

Sunstone Celebrates Elbert Peck Join us this evening for a joyous farewell for Elbert Peck, our long-time editor, publisher, and director. Program: ‘RetrosPECKtive” A look at Elbert’s fifteen years with ‘Sunstone,’ complete with personal glimpses and funny stories from many good friends. Speaker: Philip Barlow The Public Thought of Elbert Peck Abstract: Elbert Peck has …

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