Dialogue Podcasts

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,Read More »

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 itRead More »

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 generationRead More »

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 aRead More »

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, “WeRead More »

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 YoungRead More »

Dialogue Lectures #13 w/ Philip Barlow

Dr. Philip Barlow exclaims “The Joseph Smith in our heads is too small!” in the 13th podcast recorded at the Miller-Eccles Group in February. As explained at the website: that is an astounding claim, given the international derision and devotion he has inspired among millions. Yet the scope, nature, and radicalism of his prophetic project is more vast and moreRead More »

Dialogue Lectures #12 w/ David Bokovoy

David Bokovoy discusses various aspects of biblical scholarship in this new Miller-Eccles presentation. As Morris Thurston explains “This timely presentation will be a great way to kick off the year of Old Testament study in your Gospel Doctrine class.” David Bokovoy holds a PhD in Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East and an MA in Near Eastern and JudaicRead More »

Dialogue Lectures #11 w/ Robert Kirby

In what is sure to be a popular podcast, Robert Kirby spends an evening at the recent Miller Eccles gathering regaling the audience with amusing story after story–with a delightful dash of unconventional testimony. From the Miller-Eccles description: “Mormons and humor—two topics that sometimes don’t seem to go together. However, through the years, Robert Kirby has managed to help usRead More »

Dialogue Lectures #10 w/ Laurie Maffly-Kipp

Laurie Maffly-Kipp recently co-edited Proclamation to the People: Nineteenth-Century Mormonism and the Pacific Basin Frontier with Reid Neilson, a book of essays dealing with this crucial aspect of Church history. She shares some of her findings with us in the 10th Dialogue podcast taken from a lecture presented to the Miller-Eccles group. Laurie Maffly-Kipp is newly appointed to the Danforth Center onRead More »