Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Sunday School #24 w/ Margaret Blair Young

3 Nephi 8-11; September 21: Margaret Blair Young Margaret Blair Young is an American writer and the president of the Congo Rising Corporation, a foundation focused on initiatives on the Democratic Republic of Congo, including film. She taught creative writing for thirty-four years at Brigham Young University in the USA. She has published six novels and two short story collections, as well Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #23 w/ Michael D. K. Ing

3 Nephi 1-7; September 14: Michael D. K. Ing Michael D.K. Ing is an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University where he studies ethics in early Chinese thought​, and has more recently moved into studying Native Hawaiian thought. He graduated with a BA from Brigham Young University, a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School, and Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #22 w/ Andrea Radke-Moss

Helaman 7 – 12; August 30: Andrea Radke-Moss Andrea G. Radke-Moss is a professor of history at Brigham Young University-Idaho, where she teaches courses in the American West and U.S. Women’s History.  She received her PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002 and her book, Bright Epoch: Women and Coeducation in the American West, was published by the University of Continue Reading »

Dialogue Heritage #8

In the eighth Dialogue Heritage podcast, Editor Taylor Petrey scans the Dialogue years of 2000 thru 2004, the years that include the Eugene England Memorial, the 35th anniversary issue, and important articles on peace, 9-11, and the idea of war.  Plus more history of Dialogue from Devery Anderson.

Dialogue Sunday School #21 w/ Daniel Becerra

Helaman 1-6; August 23: Daniel Becerra Daniel Becerra is an assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University and a scholar of early Christianity. He holds secondary specialties in New Testament and in Greco-Roman philosophy. He received a PhD in religion (early Christianity) and an MA in religious studies from Duke University, a MTS in New Testament/early Christianity from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA in ancient Continue Reading »

Dialogue Book Report #5: Two Andrews on Mormon Studies, Summer 2020

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 Mediated Mormonism Lisa Van Orman Hadley. Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #20 w/ Farina King

August 16: Farina King on Alma 53-63 Farina King, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is Assistant Professor of History and affiliated faculty of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She received her Ph.D. at Arizona State University in U.S. History. King specializes in twentieth-century Native American Studies. She is the author of The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #19 w/ Patrick Mason

August 9: Patrick Mason, on Alma 43-52 Patrick Mason holds the Leonard J. Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture at Utah State University, where he is an associate professor of religious studies and history.  He is the author or editor of several books, including Mormonism and Violence: The Battles of Zion and Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt.  Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #18 w/ Maxine Hanks

Alma 39-42 — August 2 Maxine Hanks lectures and writes on history, women’s studies and theology in Mormon studies and Christian liturgy. She did her bachelor’s in Gender Studies at the University of Utah, and her masters work in History at Arizona State University, with additional graduate work in theology and religious studies at Harvard Divinity and other schools. She Continue Reading »

Dialogue Sunday School #17 w/ Nathan Kitchen

Alma 36-38, July 26: Nathan Kitchen. Lesson transcript here. Nathan Kitchen is the president of Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Family and Friends. Affirmation is a forty three year old organization that creates worldwide communities of safety, love, and hope, supporting LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families as they define their individual spirituality and intersection with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Continue Reading »