Speaker: Ron Madson

OCCUPY ZARAHEMLA

The Occupy movements began at Wall Street and have spread throughout the world. This panel will discuss the theory behind Occupy movements and the strong parallels between Mormon scripture and Occupy movements in terms of critiques/ solutions. We argue that as Samuel occupied the center of political and economic power in Zarahemla to decry the …

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Rejecting the Stone. Why Christ Must Be the Prism through Which All War Scripture and Theology is Interpreted

Rejecting the Stone. Why Christ Must Be the Prism through Which All War Scripture and Theology is Interpreted The two presenters are currently working on a book discussing a Christ-centric approach towards issues of war and peace in scripture and LDS theology. Throughout our tradition’s existence, Latter-day Saints have selectively drawn upon war narratives from …

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