Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Lectures #23 w/ W. Paul Reeve

Professor W. Paul Reeve, author of the recently published book, Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness, published by Oxford University Press discusses “Black, White, and Mormon: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness” at this Miller Eccles presentation. From the website: THE TOPIC: While most people are familiar with the Church of Jesus Christ of Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #22 w/ Eric Huntsman

The 22nd Dialogue podcast features Eric D. Huntsman Professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU, Coordinator for Near Eastern Studies, Kennedy Center for International Studies, and Affiliated Faculty, Classics and Near Eastern Studies. In this engaging talk, Huntsman looks at “The Search for the ‘Real’ Jesus of Nazareth:The Jesus of Faith, History, and Revelation.” From the Miller Eccles site: “Throughout most Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #21 w/ Neylan McBaine

The 21st Dialogue podcast features Neylan McBaine, founder and editor-in-chief of the Mormon Women Project, a continuously expanding digital library of interviews with LDS women from around the world, speaking about her latest book Women at Church. From the Miller Eccles site: “The last several years have offered fertile ground for conversations about women, the Church and how the two Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #20 w/ David Holland

The 20th Dialogue podcast features Associate Professor of Religious History at Harvard Divinity School David Holland speaking on “Full of Eyes Both Before and Behind: Joseph Smith as American Prophet and Ancient Historian.” From the Miller-Eccles website: “When writing about Joseph Smith, observers almost reflexively invoke the term “incomparable.” The Latter-day Saint prophet can indeed make comparison difficult. And this Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #19 w/ Craig Harline

The 19th Dialogue podcast features BYU Professor Craig Harline, whose primary field is European religious history. From the Miller-Eccles website: “Dr. Harline has published a number of historically-based books that have been popular with readers and are held in high regard by critics (see below). Most recently he has turned his narrative skills to writing a memoir of his mission to Belgium in the 1970s. Craig’s presentation, Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #18 w/ Adam Miller

The 18th Dialogue podcast features Professor Adam S. Miller who spoke  on his recent book, Letters to a Young Mormon, published by BYU’s Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at the recent Miller Eccles lecture. From the site: “Adam wrote the book as a way of expressing his Mormon philosophy in a style that would make sense to young adults, but it Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #17 w/ Wes Johnson

As one of the founders of Dialogue, Wes Johnson has a unique view of the journal and what it has been and what it has become. He sits down with Brandt Malone to discuss it’s history and his part in that history in this newest Dialogue podcast. For background, check out his “Editorial Preface” wherein he says “A new generation Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #16 w/ Valerie Hudson

Valerie Hudson headlines the 16th Dialogue podcast in her stop at the Miller Eccles group. There she discusses her new book Sex and World Peace (co-authored by Valerie Hudson, Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, Mary Caprioli and Chad Emmett). From the Miller Eccles site: “(this book) unsettles a variety of assumptions in political and security discourse, demonstrating that the security of women is a Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #15 w/ David Stewart & Matt Martinich

In April, the Miller Eccles group welcomed Dr. David Stewart and Matthew Martinich, authors of a new Church almanac that provides an in-depth look at membership, retention, activity and much more, to speak about the idea of the church being the fastest growing church in the world. From the Miller Eccles website: Chances are we’ve all heard someone say, “We Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #14 w/ Brandon Plewe

Brandon Plewe brings his cartographic expertise to discuss his latest work: Mapping Mormonism: An Atlas of Latter-day Saint History in the 14th Dialogue podcast, recorded live at the Miller Eccles study group in March. From the Miller Eccles website: Brandon Plewe is is assistant professor of Geography at Brigham Young University. After a bachelor’s degree in Cartography and Mathematics from Brigham Young Continue Reading »