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I Am Giving Columbus No More of My Time by Roni Jo Draper (Yurok)

Posted on October 12, 2020

As part of our 2021 special issue on Indigeneity and Mormon Studies, we will include a roundtable on the problematic legacy of Christopher Columbus. On this day the United States celebrates Christopher Columbus, here is a piece of this upcoming roundtable: “I Am Giving Columbus No More of My Time by Roni Jo Draper (Yurok).” Continue Reading »

LGBTQ Latter-day Saint Theology

Posted on August 20, 2020

By Robert A. Rees & William S. Bradshaw Any discussion of theology relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begins with the recognition that traditionally members of the Church have tended to eschew acknowledgment of the fact that there is such a thing as “Latter-day Saint/Mormon theology.” This led contemporary Mormon philosopher Continue Reading »

Remembering Armand Lind Mauss: 1928-2020

Posted on August 1, 2020

In Memoriam: Armand Mauss by Patrick Mason The academic field of Mormon studies lost one of its greatest pioneers and champions when Armand Lind Mauss passed away. In a field created and dominated over the past half century by American historians, Mauss was Mormon studies’ preeminent social scientist. He authored a number of influential studies Continue Reading »

Dialogue Book Review Roundtable: Mormonism and White Supremacy by Joanna Brooks

Posted on July 10, 2020

Joanna Brooks, Mormonism and White Supremacy: American Religion and the Problem of Racial Innocence (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020) 240pp. Mormonism and White Supremacy as an Explanation of Mormonism’s Relationship with White Supremacy Reviewed by James C. Jones Mormonism and White Supremacy is almost exactly what you would expect from a book with such a title. Continue Reading »

Author Response to Dialogue Book Review Roundtable: Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon by William Davis

Posted on June 7, 2020

The Future of Book of Mormon Studies: A Response to Dialogue’s Book Review Roundtable for Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon by William L. Davis I am deeply grateful to Elizabeth Fenton, Brian Hauglid, and Michael Austin for their thoughtful analyses of my book and for Continue Reading »

Dialogue Book Review Roundtable: Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon by William Davis

Posted on May 27, 2020

Elizabeth Fenton, Brian Hauglid and Michael Austin each review Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon by William Davis Continue Reading »

Eugene England’s “That They Might Not Suffer: The Gift of Atonement.”

Posted on April 11, 2020

As the virus rages, dealing us all losses and fears and pains, we on the Dialogue Board hunger for words of hope and guidance. Many rest in our past journals, particularly in From the Pulpit sermons. There our friends often shared their suffering and their solace. They point us to scripture, to a wider spirituality, Continue Reading »

Web Only: Christmas Sermon “Wonder in Christ”

Posted on December 12, 2019

Cathrine Wheeler grew up in Idaho and migrated to Seattle where she lives with her husband, son and Black Lab. She works as a physician and serves as Relief Society President. Her favorite things include making Aebleskivers for Christmas brunch, skiing in the trees, and collecting chocolate cake recipes. We live in a cynical time. Continue Reading »

I just want them to own the history

Posted on October 11, 2019

Web Only Fall 2019 Feature Justin Tyree is originally from Saint Albans, West Virginia. He received his BA in history from Brigham Young University and will graduate in May 2020 with his Juris Doctorate and Master in Public Administration degrees from West Virginia University. He hopes to be a public change agent and is dedicated Continue Reading »

Racism at BYU

Posted on October 1, 2019

Web Only Fall 2019 Feature Kirstie Stanger Weyland was born in Ethiopia then later adopted and raised in the Provo-Orem Utah area. She served a Spanish-speaking mission to Panama from 2015-2016. Kirstie completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a minor in Africana Studies in April 2018. She worked as an administrative assistant Continue Reading »