AuthorCast #32 — This Month in Mormon Studies, September 2016 October 13 2016


Join co-hosts Brian Whitney (Greg Kofford Books) and Brandt Malone (Mormon News Report) in this lively look at the latest happenings in the field of Mormon studies, including news, blogs, new book releases, and events!

Music by Starflyer 59 from their record SLOW.


In the News

Deseret News: Panel discusses the intellectual Mormon legacy of Nibley, Bennion, McMurrin and Arrington

Deseret News: Top 10 Treasures in the Church History Library

Daily Herald: Mountain Meadows Massacre's John D. Lee trial records now online

On the Blogs

“Dialogue, and Me, at 50

Flunking Sainthood: Why I still need ‘Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought’

Not Even Close: Faculty Gender Balance at the BYUs.”

Gender & Employment at BYUs

The Changing Forms of the Latter-day Saint Sacrament

Notes from the Council of Fifty Minutes Launch Event.”

The Mormon Council of Fifty: What Joseph Smith’s Secret Records Reveal

Joseph Smith Papers Council of Fifty minutes offers view of LDS Church in Nauvoo

Scholarly Inquiry: Nicholas Frederick

LDS Perspectives Podcast.

Assessing the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Introduction to the Historiography of their Acquisitions, Translations, and Interpretations.”

The CES Podcast (for the rest of us)

An Orthodox Theology of Heavenly Mother… and a Caveat.”

Recent Book Releases

The Joseph Smith Papers: Administrative Records, Council of Fifty. Church Historian’s Press.

Out of Obscurity: Mormonism since 1945, edited by Patrick Mason and John Turner. Oxford.

Mormonism and the Making of a British Zion by Matthew L. Rasmussen. U of U Press.

Joseph Smith's Seer Stones, Michael Hubbard MacKay & Nicholas J. Frederick. BYU RSC Press.

Thirteenth Apostle: The Diaries of Amasa M. Lyman, 1832-1877, Scott H. Partridge (Editor). Signature.

The Trek East: Mormonism Meets Japan, 1901-1968 by Shinji Takagi. Greg Kofford Books.

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology annual meeting

Call for Applicants: Neal A. Maxwell Institute Summer Seminar

Also mentioned in Times & Seasons

The Intellectual Life of Mormonism Fall Panel Discussion Series



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