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Why does the Maxwell Institute publish the perspectives of scholars from other faiths?

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From Blair Hodges

As the field of Mormon studies grows, more and more non-Latter-day Saints are contributing to the scholarly conversation. Scholars often differ on fundamental matters ranging from the nature of faith claims to the nature of academic work. It can be difficult for religious believers to read perspectives from those who don’t share all of their [...]

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MIPodcast #23—Race and Mormonism in the nineteenth century, with Paul Reeve and Ardis Parshall (part 2)

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From Blair Hodges

This is part two of an interview with historian Paul Reeve, author of the new book Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness, and Ardis Parshall, independent historian and author of the Keep-a-Pitchin-In Mormon history blog. This episode focuses on the origins of the LDS Church’s restriction on priesthood ordination [...]

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Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies

Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies

Middle Eastern Texts Initiative

Middle Eastern Texts Initiative

Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts

Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts

William (Bill) Gay Research Chair

William (Bill) Gay Research Chair

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