MBR: Quincy D. Newell, New Perspectives in Mormon Studies
In episode 33 of The Mormon Book Review, Kirk Caudle discusses New Perspectives in Mormon Studies: Creating and Crossing Boundaries with the book’s coeditor, Quincy D. Newell. Newell discusses the genesis of this collection of essays, definitions of “Mormon studies,” how she became involved in Mormon studies, and what non-Mormon scholars add to the conversation. Newell’s own work has focused largely on the experiences of nineteenth-century nonwhite Mormons, so she also reflects on the significance of Jane James in Mormon history.
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