Speaker: Warner Woodworth

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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TEACHING MORMON STUDIES COURSES

A panel of respected Mormon Studies professors and scholars come together to discuss insights and lessons learned from their experiences taking Mormon Studies into the classroom. Robert A. Rees, Richard Lyman Bushman, Doe Daughtrey, Patrick Mason, Warner Woodworth

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BOOK PANEL: MORMONISM IN DIALOGUE WITH CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN THEOLOGIES

BOOK PANEL: MORMONISM IN DIALOGUE WITH CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN THEOLOGIES Mormonism in Dialogue with Contemporary Christian Theologies, edited by David L. Paulsen and Donald W. Musser (forthcoming, Mercer University Press) represents an important moment in the history and development of Mormon theology. It brings some of the most important voices in contemporary Christian theology including David …

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LDS PRAXIS: Integrating Gospel Teachings with Social Action

This session will demonstrate how many Latter-day Saints are changing the world by fusing core gospel principles with personal acts of humanitarian service. Values such as stewardship, consecration, and sacrifice are having global impacts and empowering the poor. Individuals, families, neighbors, church groups, and businesses are creating new social-purpose ventures to bless those who suffer …

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