Dialogue Podcasts

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 »

Dialogue Topic Pages #1: First Vision

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 The First Vision as viewed through the scholarship found within Dialogue’s pages. Subscribe to the Dialogue Topics Channel on Apple.

Dialogue Book Report #9: Novels of polygamy and the Great Basin frontier

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple Podcast. 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 Sunday Study #35 w/Kif Augustine

January 24: Kif Augustine on D&C 3-9 Kif Augustine is Ivan Meitus Chair and Professor of Law at BYU Law School. She was the Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs from 2008 to 2013. She has twice been a Fulbright Scholar, first in Argentina and later in Beijing. Her scholarship focuses on intersections among citizenship, immigration, gender, and race.Read More »

Dialogue Fireside #4 w/Benjamin Park

Dialogue Fireside, January 17: Benjamin Park on “Mormonism’s Many Modernisms: What the Faith’s Alternative Trajectories in the Early Twentieth Century Tell Us About the Twenty-First.” Subscribe to the Dialogue Fireside Channel on Apple.

Dialogue Book Report #8: Andrew and Andrew on 2020 LDS books

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 Lavina Fielding Anderson. Mercy Without End:Read More »

Dialogue Fireside #3 w/Brian Kershisnik

On December 20 Artist Brian Kershisnik gave a beautiful fireside on the theme of “Waiting for Jesus.” Subscribe to the Dialogue Fireside Channel on Apple.

Dialogue Sunday Study #34 w/Joseph Spencer

December 13: Joseph Spencer Joseph M. Spencer is a philosopher and assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. He’s the author or editor of eight books, most recently of 1st Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction, published this year by the Neal A. Maxwell Institute. Spencer serves as the editor of the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, aRead More »

Dialogue Out Loud #7: Who Brought Forth This Christmas Demon by Larry Menlove

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In “Who Brought Forth this Christmas Demon” Larry T. Menlove brings us a beautifully complicated story of two men trying to find their way in life with the backdrop of a Christmas tree lot in Payson, Utah. “And the men who brought forth this Christmas demon fought the urge to run, to hide, and they leanedRead More »