John L. Sorenson

JOHN L. SORENSON is emeritus professor of anthropology at Brigham Young University. He founded the teaching of anthropology at BYU in 1958 and administered that field for 14 years before retiring in 1986. He and his wife Helen Lance Christianson are parents to 18 children, grand￾parents to 45, and great-grandparents to 5. They reside in Provo.

Some Voices from the Dust | Ross T. Christensen, ed., Papers of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on the Archaeology of the Scriptures

Articles/Essays – Volume 01, No. 1

Any volume with “fifteenth annual” in its title requires placement in historical and sociological context before it can be evaluated properly. Sponsor of this symposium is the 800-member University Archaeological Society. (The name was changed…

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Vietnam: Just a War, or a Just War?

Articles/Essays – Volume 02, No. 4

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Problems and Answers: Answers to Book of Mormon Questions by Sidney E. Sperry

Articles/Essays – Volume 03, No. 1

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Ancient America and the Book of Mormon Revisited

Articles/Essays – Volume 04, No. 2

Dialogue 4.2 (Summer 1971): 82–85
Secular scholarship and L.D.S. studies of archaeology and the Book of Mormon have had a discordant dialogue for some time. The scripture asserts, for example, that the civilizations it describes in ancient America had their fundamental inspiration in migrations from the Near East.

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Mormon World View and American Culture

Articles/Essays – Volume 08, No. 2

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Notes on the Margin: Religious Movements in Contemporary America edited by Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone

Articles/Essays – Volume 09, No. 4

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The “Brass Plates” and Biblical Scholarship

Articles/Essays – Volume 10, No. 4

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Voices from the Dust: Women in Zion: Women’s Voices: An Untold History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900

Articles/Essays – Volume 16, No. 2

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Ritual as Theology and as Communication

Articles/Essays – Volume 33, No. 2

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