This episode features three scholars discussing the relevance of scripture. Last Wednesday, Zion’s Books in Provo, Utah hosted a roundtable discussion on the subject featuring Joseph Spencer, David Bokovoy, and Adam Miller, who read a chapter from his recent release, Letters to a Young Mormon.
This week, Utahns have two chances to meet Mormon scholars Adam Miller and Joseph Spencer to get some books signed or hear some of their reflections on the relevance of scripture. Spencer and Miller have been incredibly busy recently. Earlier this year, the Institute published Miller’s best-selling book Letters to a Young Mormon. Miller and Spencer recently wrapped up [...]Read More
It’s all about Brigham Young on this episode of the Maxwell Institute Podcast.
Latter-day Saints have always had a complicated relationship with the Bible. Joseph Smith signaled his deep reliance on the holy text even while challenging its authority. While he accepted many of his era’s common assumptions about the Bible, he also emphasized that it was only true insofar as it was “translated correctly.” He made revisions through prophetic inspiration but also labored to learn Hebrew in [...]Read More