Dialogue Book Report https://www.dialoguejournal.com Book Review Editor Andrew Hall talks with authors and reviewers of recent books featured in Dialogue. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 01:50:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6.5 yes Sustaining the Spirit of Dialogue Dialogue Book Report Sustaining the Spirit of Dialogue Dialogue Book Report https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/logo-1.png https://www.dialoguejournal.com Dialogue Book Report #13: Kristine Haglund on Eugene England https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-book-report-13-kristine-haglund-on-eugene-england/ Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:30:42 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28380 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-book-report-13-kristine-haglund-on-eugene-england/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-book-report-13-kristine-haglund-on-eugene-england/feed/ 129 <p>Kristine L. Haglund joins Andrew and Cristina to talk about her book, Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal. Kristine is a writer, editor, and independent scholar, and the former editor of Dialogue. England championed an optimistic Mormon faith open to liberalizing ideas from American culture. At the same time, he remained devoted to a conservative Mormonism that he saw as a vehicle forRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-book-report-13-kristine-haglund-on-eugene-england/">Dialogue Book Report #13: Kristine Haglund on Eugene England</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Kristine L. Haglund joins Andrew and Cristina to talk about her book, Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal. Kristine is a writer, editor, and independent scholar, and the former editor of Dialogue. England championed an optimistic Mormon faith open to libe... Kristine L. Haglund joins Andrew and Cristina to talk about her book, Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal. Kristine is a writer, editor, and independent scholar, and the former editor of Dialogue. England championed an optimistic Mormon faith open to liberalizing ideas from American culture. At the same time, he remained devoted to a conservative Mormonism that he saw as a vehicle forRead More » Dialogue Book Report 49:40 Dialogue Book Report #12: Terryl L. Givens on Eugene England https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-12-terryl-l-givens-on-eugene-england/ Tue, 31 Aug 2021 01:12:41 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28336 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-12-terryl-l-givens-on-eugene-england/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-12-terryl-l-givens-on-eugene-england/feed/ 129 <p>Dr. Terryl L. Givens joins us to talk about his newest book, Stretching the Heavens: The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism. Eugene England was one of the primary founders of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought in 1966, an English professor at Brigham Young University, and one of the leading intellectuals in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-dayRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-12-terryl-l-givens-on-eugene-england/">Dialogue Book Report #12: Terryl L. Givens on Eugene England</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Dr. Terryl L. Givens joins us to talk about his newest book, Stretching the Heavens: The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism. Eugene England was one of the primary founders of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought in 1966, Dr. Terryl L. Givens joins us to talk about his newest book, Stretching the Heavens: The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism. Eugene England was one of the primary founders of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought in 1966, an English professor at Brigham Young University, and one of the leading intellectuals in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-dayRead More » Dialogue Book Report 41:45 Dialogue Book Report #11: Mormon Music and Novels https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-11-mormon-music-and-novels/ Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:43:33 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28185 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-11-mormon-music-and-novels/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-11-mormon-music-and-novels/feed/ 129 <p>First a conversation with the music scholars Michael Hicks and Jake Johnson about their recent work on Mormon music and theater. Then a conversation with two book reviewers, Amanda Ray and Liz Busby, to talk about recent novels by Mormon authors.</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-book-report-11-mormon-music-and-novels/">Dialogue Book Report #11: Mormon Music and Novels</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. First a conversation with the music scholars Michael Hicks and Jake Johnson about their recent work on Mormon music and theater. Then a conversation with two book reviewers, Amanda Ray and Liz Busby, to talk about recent novels by Mormon authors. First a conversation with the music scholars Michael Hicks and Jake Johnson about their recent work on Mormon music and theater. Then a conversation with two book reviewers, Amanda Ray and Liz Busby, to talk about recent novels by Mormon authors. Dialogue Book Report 1:40:26 Dialogue Book Report #10: The best of 2020–Creative Nonfiction and Poetry https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/04/dialogue-book-report-10-the-best-of-2020-creative-nonfiction-and-poetry/ Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:27:53 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=27945 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/04/dialogue-book-report-10-the-best-of-2020-creative-nonfiction-and-poetry/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/04/dialogue-book-report-10-the-best-of-2020-creative-nonfiction-and-poetry/feed/ 129 <p>We start with a conversation on creative nonfiction by LDS authors, including memoirs and personal essays, featuring the reviewers Christopher Angulo, Lisa Van Ordam Hadley, and Adam McLain. Then a conversation between Theric Jepson and Andrew Hall about poetry, the literary journal Irreantum, and other recent Mormon literature.   Creative fiction works discussed: Christopher Bigelow.Read More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/04/dialogue-book-report-10-the-best-of-2020-creative-nonfiction-and-poetry/">Dialogue Book Report #10: The best of 2020–Creative Nonfiction and Poetry</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. We start with a conversation on creative nonfiction by LDS authors, including memoirs and personal essays, featuring the reviewers Christopher Angulo, Lisa Van Ordam Hadley, and Adam McLain. Then a conversation between Theric Jepson and Andrew Hall abo... We start with a conversation on creative nonfiction by LDS authors, including memoirs and personal essays, featuring the reviewers Christopher Angulo, Lisa Van Ordam Hadley, and Adam McLain. Then a conversation between Theric Jepson and Andrew Hall about poetry, the literary journal Irreantum, and other recent Mormon literature.   Creative fiction works discussed: Christopher Bigelow.Read More » Dialogue Book Report 56:44 Dialogue Book Report #9: Novels of polygamy and the Great Basin frontier https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-9-novels-of-polygamy-and-the-great-basin-frontier/ Fri, 29 Jan 2021 16:51:33 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=27036 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-9-novels-of-polygamy-and-the-great-basin-frontier/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-9-novels-of-polygamy-and-the-great-basin-frontier/feed/ 129 <p>Andrew Hall converses with three remarkable novelists, all of whom have recently published novels set in 19th century Mormon settlements on the Great Basin frontier. Phyllis Barber, John Bennion, and Dean Hughes write in widely different styles, but all of their recent novels feature characters struggling with polygamy. They talk about their novels, the realitiesRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-9-novels-of-polygamy-and-the-great-basin-frontier/">Dialogue Book Report #9: Novels of polygamy and the Great Basin frontier</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Andrew Hall converses with three remarkable novelists, all of whom have recently published novels set in 19th century Mormon settlements on the Great Basin frontier. Phyllis Barber, John Bennion, and Dean Hughes write in widely different styles, Andrew Hall converses with three remarkable novelists, all of whom have recently published novels set in 19th century Mormon settlements on the Great Basin frontier. Phyllis Barber, John Bennion, and Dean Hughes write in widely different styles, but all of their recent novels feature characters struggling with polygamy. They talk about their novels, the realitiesRead More » Dialogue Book Report 47:50 Dialogue Book Report #8: Andrew and Andrew on 2020 LDS books https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-8-andrew-and-andrew-on-2020-lds-books/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:04:36 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26945 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-8-andrew-and-andrew-on-2020-lds-books/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-8-andrew-and-andrew-on-2020-lds-books/feed/ 129 <p>Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss 2020’s books in Mormon studies and literature.  Books discussed: Matthew L Harris, editor. Thunder from the Right: Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics Matthew L. Harris. Watchman on the Tower: Ezra Taft Benson and the Making of the Mormon Right The Complete Ezra Taft Benson FBI File LavinaRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/01/dialogue-book-report-8-andrew-and-andrew-on-2020-lds-books/">Dialogue Book Report #8: Andrew and Andrew on 2020 LDS books</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss 2020’s books in Mormon studies and literature.  Books discussed: Matthew L Harris, editor. Thunder from the Right: Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics Matthew L. Harris. Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss 2020’s books in Mormon studies and literature.  Books discussed: Matthew L Harris, editor. Thunder from the Right: Ezra Taft Benson in Mormonism and Politics Matthew L. Harris. Watchman on the Tower: Ezra Taft Benson and the Making of the Mormon Right The Complete Ezra Taft Benson FBI File LavinaRead More » Dialogue Book Report 43:58 Dialogue Book Report #7: D. J. Butler https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-book-report-7-d-j-butler/ Wed, 04 Nov 2020 17:28:04 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26773 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-book-report-7-d-j-butler/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-book-report-7-d-j-butler/feed/ 129 <p>Host Andrew Hall is joined by the authors D. J. (Dave) Butler and Mattathias Westwood to discuss Dave’s recent fantasy/adventure novels, including the steampunk City of the Saints, the early American epic fantasy Witchy War Series, and the historical (1930s Utah) fantasy The Cunning Man. Reviews of both the Witchy War Series (by Mattathias) andRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-book-report-7-d-j-butler/">Dialogue Book Report #7: D. J. Butler</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Host Andrew Hall is joined by the authors D. J. (Dave) Butler and Mattathias Westwood to discuss Dave’s recent fantasy/adventure novels, including the steampunk City of the Saints, the early American epic fantasy Witchy War Series, Host Andrew Hall is joined by the authors D. J. (Dave) Butler and Mattathias Westwood to discuss Dave’s recent fantasy/adventure novels, including the steampunk City of the Saints, the early American epic fantasy Witchy War Series, and the historical (1930s Utah) fantasy The Cunning Man. Reviews of both the Witchy War Series (by Mattathias) andRead More » Dialogue Book Report 1:35:33 Dialogue Book Report #6: Irreversible Things https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/09/dialogue-book-report-6-irreversible-things/ Tue, 29 Sep 2020 21:21:13 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26511 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/09/dialogue-book-report-6-irreversible-things/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/09/dialogue-book-report-6-irreversible-things/feed/ 129 <p>Lisa Van Orman Hadley joins Andrew Hall in discussing her autobiographical novel, Irreversible Things. Her debut literary work, it was awarded a Special Award for Literature by the Association for Mormon Letters. The Dialogue review of the book, by Sarah Moore, beings, “Judging by its length, Irreversible Things is the kind of book that IRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/09/dialogue-book-report-6-irreversible-things/">Dialogue Book Report #6: Irreversible Things</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Lisa Van Orman Hadley joins Andrew Hall in discussing her autobiographical novel, Irreversible Things. Her debut literary work, it was awarded a Special Award for Literature by the Association for Mormon Letters. The Dialogue review of the book, Lisa Van Orman Hadley joins Andrew Hall in discussing her autobiographical novel, Irreversible Things. Her debut literary work, it was awarded a Special Award for Literature by the Association for Mormon Letters. The Dialogue review of the book, by Sarah Moore, beings, “Judging by its length, Irreversible Things is the kind of book that IRead More » Dialogue Book Report 23:57 Dialogue Book Report #5: Two Andrews on Mormon studies, Summer 2020 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/08/dialogue-book-report-5-two-andrews-on-mormon-studies-summer-2020/ Sat, 22 Aug 2020 00:17:35 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26332 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/08/dialogue-book-report-5-two-andrews-on-mormon-studies-summer-2020/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/08/dialogue-book-report-5-two-andrews-on-mormon-studies-summer-2020/feed/ 129 <p>Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss recent and upcoming events and books in Mormon studies and Mormon literature, including books reviewed in the Summer 2020 issue of Dialogue. First they discuss the recent MHA and AML 2019 awards.  Books discussed: Greg Prince. Gay Rights and the Mormon Church  Brenda R. Weber Latter-day Screens: Gender, Sexuality, and MediatedRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/08/dialogue-book-report-5-two-andrews-on-mormon-studies-summer-2020/">Dialogue Book Report #5: Two Andrews on Mormon studies, Summer 2020</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss recent and upcoming events and books in Mormon studies and Mormon literature, including books reviewed in the Summer 2020 issue of Dialogue. First they discuss the recent MHA and AML 2019 awards. Andrew Hall and Andrew Hamilton discuss recent and upcoming events and books in Mormon studies and Mormon literature, including books reviewed in the Summer 2020 issue of Dialogue. First they discuss the recent MHA and AML 2019 awards.  Books discussed: Greg Prince. Gay Rights and the Mormon Church  Brenda R. Weber Latter-day Screens: Gender, Sexuality, and MediatedRead More » Dialogue Book Report 45:42 Dialogue Book Report #4: Recent books on LGBTQ issues and Mormonism https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/07/dialogue-book-report-4-recent-books-on-lgbtq-issues-and-mormonism/ Fri, 17 Jul 2020 17:57:53 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26198 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/07/dialogue-book-report-4-recent-books-on-lgbtq-issues-and-mormonism/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/07/dialogue-book-report-4-recent-books-on-lgbtq-issues-and-mormonism/feed/ 129 <p>A conversation between three young LGBTQ scholars about recent scholarly books, memoirs, and fiction on Mormonism and LGBTQ issues. Featuring Jaclyn Foster (University of Utah), Conor Hilton (University of Iowa), and Adam McLain (Harvard University).  Books discussed: Scholarship:  Greg Prince. Gay Rights and the Mormon Church  Taylor G. Petrey. Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in ModernRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/07/dialogue-book-report-4-recent-books-on-lgbtq-issues-and-mormonism/">Dialogue Book Report #4: Recent books on LGBTQ issues and Mormonism</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. A conversation between three young LGBTQ scholars about recent scholarly books, memoirs, and fiction on Mormonism and LGBTQ issues. Featuring Jaclyn Foster (University of Utah), Conor Hilton (University of Iowa), and Adam McLain (Harvard University). A conversation between three young LGBTQ scholars about recent scholarly books, memoirs, and fiction on Mormonism and LGBTQ issues. Featuring Jaclyn Foster (University of Utah), Conor Hilton (University of Iowa), and Adam McLain (Harvard University).  Books discussed: Scholarship:  Greg Prince. Gay Rights and the Mormon Church  Taylor G. Petrey. Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in ModernRead More » Dialogue Book Report 39:42 Dialogue Book Report #3 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/05/dialogue-book-report-3/ Fri, 01 May 2020 18:22:37 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=25946 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/05/dialogue-book-report-3/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/05/dialogue-book-report-3/feed/ 129 <p>For our third Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discusses the beautiful reviews found in the new Spring 2020 Issue, guest edited by Exponent II. He talks to Margaret Hemming Olsen who helps him interview Ashley Mae Hoiland about her new books. Enjoy!</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/05/dialogue-book-report-3/">Dialogue Book Report #3</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. For our third Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discusses the beautiful reviews found in the new Spring 2020 Issue, guest edited by Exponent II. He talks to Margaret Hemming Olsen who helps him interview Ashley Mae Hoiland about her new books... For our third Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discusses the beautiful reviews found in the new Spring 2020 Issue, guest edited by Exponent II. He talks to Margaret Hemming Olsen who helps him interview Ashley Mae Hoiland about her new books. Enjoy! Dialogue Book Report 46:55 Dialogue Book Report #2 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-2/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 01:57:18 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=24819 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-2/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-2/feed/ 129 <p>For our second Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discuss the rest of the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Pleasing Tree, The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate, On Fire in Baltimore. Andrew Hall then interviews Craig Harline and Christopher Jones about the genre of mission memoirs. Click in to enjoy!</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-2/">Dialogue Book Report #2</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. For our second Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discuss the rest of the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Pleasing Tree, The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate, On Fire in Baltimore. For our second Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall discuss the rest of the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Pleasing Tree, The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate, On Fire in Baltimore. Andrew Hall then interviews Craig Harline and Christopher Jones about the genre of mission memoirs. Click in to enjoy! Dialogue Book Report 32:45 Dialogue Book Report #1 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-1/ Wed, 05 Feb 2020 17:16:44 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=24754 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-1/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-1/feed/ 129 <p>For our inaugural Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall and Dialogue Editor Taylor Petrey discuss the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Ezekeil’s Third Wife, The Legend of Hermana Plunge, Pleasing Tree, The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate, The Next Mormons, On Fire in Baltimore, and Bruder. Andrew Hall then interviews AngelaRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/02/dialogue-book-report-1/">Dialogue Book Report #1</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. For our inaugural Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall and Dialogue Editor Taylor Petrey discuss the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Ezekeil’s Third Wife, The Legend of Hermana Plunge, Pleasing Tree, For our inaugural Book Report, Book Review Editor Andrew Hall and Dialogue Editor Taylor Petrey discuss the reviews newly available in the Winter 2019 Issue including Ezekeil’s Third Wife, The Legend of Hermana Plunge, Pleasing Tree, The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate, The Next Mormons, On Fire in Baltimore, and Bruder. Andrew Hall then interviews AngelaRead More » Dialogue Book Report 40:30