Levi S. Peterson

Levi Savage Peterson (born 1933) is a Mormon biographer, essayist and fictionist whose best-known works include a seminal biography of Juanita Brooks, his own autobiography, and his novel The Backslider, "standard for the contemporary Mormon novel." He was born and reared in the Mormon community of Snowflake, Arizona and is an emeritus professor of English at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Denmark. He edited Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought from 2004 to 2008.

Bode and Iris

Articles/Essays – Volume 52, No. 2

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The Shyster

Articles/Essays – Volume 51, No. 1

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Kid Kirby

Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 2

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Road to Damascus

Articles/Essays – Volume 11, No. 4

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Panorama, Drama, and PG at Last: A Woman of Destiny by Orson Scott Card

Articles/Essays – Volume 17, No. 4

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The Third Nephite

Articles/Essays – Volume 19, No. 4

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Juanita Brooks’s Quicksand and Cactus: The Evolution of a Literary Memoir

Articles/Essays – Volume 20, No. 1

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In Defense of a Mormon Erotica

Articles/Essays – Volume 20, No. 4

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Juanita Brooks, My Subject, My Sister

Articles/Essays – Volume 22, No. 1

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Plight and Promise: Windows on the Sea and Other Stories by Linda Sillitoe

Articles/Essays – Volume 23, No. 4

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My Mother’s House

Articles/Essays – Volume 24, No. 3

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Young at Heart: Set for Life by Judith Freeman

Articles/Essays – Volume 25, No. 3

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Lavina Fielding Anderson and the Power of a Church in Exile

Articles/Essays – Volume 29, No. 4

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My College Years: From the Autobiography of Levi S. Peterson

Articles/Essays – Volume 33, No. 3

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Remarks at the Memorial Service for Eugene England, Provo, Utah. August 25, 2001: Salvaged for Mormonism

Articles/Essays – Volume 35, No. 1

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Brothers

Articles/Essays – Volume 36, No. 2

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Thinking Globally: Explorations into a Truly International, Multi-Cultural Church

Articles/Essays – Volume 38, No. 4

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Editor’s Introduction: Celebrating Forty Years of Dialogue

Articles/Essays – Volume 39, No. 1

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“Astonished Each Day”: An Interview with Richard J Van Wagoner Utah Artist

Articles/Essays – Volume 39, No. 2

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Retrospection and Assessment

Articles/Essays – Volume 39, No. 2

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Badge and Bryant, or, the Decline and Fall of the Dogfrey Club

Articles/Essays – Volume 43, No. 1

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The Dream

Articles/Essays – Volume 44, No. 1

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Sandrine

Articles/Essays – Volume 45, No. 4

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Jesus Enough

Articles/Essays – Volume 47, No. 4

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