Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Topic Pages #4: Temples

Dialogue is proud to launch a new monthly podcast series on the dialoguejournal.com/topicpages, exploring key issues in the history of LDS scholarship. Join host Taylor Petrey, editor of Dialogue and associate professor of religion at Kalamazoo College as he studies Temples as viewed through the scholarship found within Dialogue’s pages.   Editor’s Note: This transcript has been lightly edited fromRead More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #40 w/David-James Gonzales

David-James Gonzales is Assistant Professor of History at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, where he teaches courses on race/ethnicity, immigration, and Latinas/os in US History. His writing has been published in scholarly journals, anthologies, and newspapers including: The Journal of American Ethnic History, American Studies, 50 Events That Shaped Latino History, and The Salt Lake Tribune. David-James isRead More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #39 w/Darius Gray

Our March 28th Dialogue Gospel Study features a discussion with Restoration pioneer, Brother Darius Gray. We begin with a pre-recorded conversation between Darius Gray and Carey and Mel Hamilton, facilitated by Margaret and Bruce Young. Darius and Mel met in 1969, when Mel was a University of Wyoming football player–one of fourteen removed from the team after wearing  black armRead More »

Dialogue Fireside #6 w/Terryl Givens

A New York native, Terryl Givens did his graduate work in intellectual history (Cornell) and comparative literature (UNC Chapel Hill). In 2019 he retired from the Jabez A. Bostwick Chair at the University of Richmond to be Neal A. Maxwell Senior Research Fellow in Provo. He has been a commentator on CNN, NPR, and in the PBS/Frontline documentary, The Mormons.Read More »

Dialogue Topic Pages Podcast #3: Feminism

Editor’s Note: This transcript has been lightly edited from the podcast format. The I used in the text signifies Taylor Petrey and most of the historical narrative was written by him. Some extra context has been given where he worked from notes and may differ slightly from the podcast. This article should not be considered a scholarly or academic attemptRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #38 w/Melody Newey Johnson

Melody Newey Johnson works as a certified nurse case manager for University of Utah Health. Her decades-long nursing career in cardiology, nephrology, epidemiology, oncology, infusion specialties, behavioral medicine, and clinical management have provided a rich environment for her foundational commitment toward understanding and improving the human condition. She is a writer and poet with numerous works published in literary journalsRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #37 w/Cathy Stokes

Catherine Stokes is a pioneering African-American member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). She is also a retired deputy director of the Illinois Department of Public Health and a community volunteer. She lived in Chicago much of her life and became the first member of her family to graduate from college. She attended the MichaelRead More »

Dialogue Topic Pages Podcast #2: Race

Editor Taylor Petrey takes listeners into the conversations on race and civil rights within the pages of Dialogue. Since its inception, Dialogue has bravely entered conversations and cultural moments with integrity, hope, and charity. Petrey’s narrative shows that these conversations occurred in five different acts, each with its own influence and context. Note: The term “Negro” is used in theRead More »

Dialogue Fireside #5 w/Jill Mulvay Derr

Jill Mulvay Derr has studied the history of Latter-day Saint women for more than four decades. She worked in the History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints under the direction of two Church Historians: Leonard J. Arrington and Marlin K. Jensen. In the course of research and teaching at Brigham Young University she became Associate ProfessorRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #36 w/Elray Henriksen

Elray Henriksen on D&C 12-17 and JS History 1:66-75 Elray Henriksen grew up in an LDS family in Norway and Switzerland, and served as a sergeant in the Norwegian Air Force before doing an undergraduate degree in Peace and Development Studies focused on religious peacebuilding at Bradford University in the UK. He then completed a master’s degree in 2007 in Peace Operations at GeorgeRead More »