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Where faith and scholarship have a nice dinner conversation.

    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with John Welch

    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with John Welch

    Hello, and thank you for listening to another episode of the Book of Mormon Studies Podcast. In this episode, Rosalynde Welch, Associate Director of the Maxwell Institute and Host of the podcast talks with John Welch, the founder of FARMS. In this episode, they discuss the text of Alma, giving it context for readers of the Come, Follow Me curriculum for 2024.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with Sharon Harris

    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with Sharon Harris

    Hello, and thank you for listening to another episode of the Book of Mormon Studies Podcast. In this episode, Rosalynde Welch, Associate Director of the Maxwell Institute and Host of the podcast talks with Sharon Harris, a Professor of Humanities at BYU.In this episode, they discuss the scholarship surrounding the book of Alma, giving it context for readers of the Come, Follow Me curriculum for 2024.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    • video
    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with Kimberly Matheson

    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Alma with Kimberly Matheson

    Thanks for listening to another episode of the Book of Mormon Studies Podcast. In this episode, Rosalynde Welch, Associate Director of the Maxwell Institute and Host of the podcast talks with Kimberly Matheson, the Laura F. Willes Research Fellow at the Maxwell Institute.In this episode, they discuss the text of the book of Alma, giving it context for readers of the Come, Follow Me curriculum for 2024.

    • 50 min
    • video
    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Mosiah with Daniel Becerra

    Book of Mormon Studies Podcast: Mosiah with Daniel Becerra

    Welcome and thanks for listening to another episode of the Book of Mormon Studies Podcast. In this episode, Rosalynde Welch, Associate Director of the Maxwell Institute and Host of the podcast talks with Daniel Becerra, a Professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU.In this episode, they discuss the scholarship surrounding the book of Mosiah, giving it context for readers of the Come, Follow Me curriculum for 2024.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Re-Release of Living Faith Lecture: Making Zion with Melissa Inouye

    Re-Release of Living Faith Lecture: Making Zion with Melissa Inouye

    Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye, our longtime associate at the Maxwell Institute, died on April 23rd, 2024. We join with many in mourning her loss and celebrating the remarkable legacy she left in the form of books, articles, and lots and lots of podcasts and videos. Melissa was a gifted speaker, warm, funny, faithful, and so smart.We wanted to re-release some of the Maxwell Institute interviews and lectures she delivered over the years. We are delighted to re-release her 2019 Living Faith Lecture, which she titled Making Zion. Melissa delivered this lecture here at BYU to celebrate the recent publication of her memoir, entitled Crossings. I hope you'll be as moved by Melissa's words in this lecture as I was.

    • 33 min
    Re-release of Maxwell Institute Podcast #169: Where Do We Start to Build Zion? Featuring Melissa Inouye

    Re-release of Maxwell Institute Podcast #169: Where Do We Start to Build Zion? Featuring Melissa Inouye

    Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye, our longtime associate at the Maxwell Institute, died on April 23rd, 2024. We join with many in mourning her loss and celebrating the remarkable legacy she left in the form of books, articles, and lots and lots of podcasts and videos. Melissa was a gifted speaker, warm, funny, faithful, and so smart.We wanted to re-release some of the Maxwell Institute interviews and lectures she delivered over the years. In this 2023 interview on her book, Sacred Struggle, Finding Christ on the Path of Most Resistance, Melissa and I talked about the ways that our collective struggles to build Zion can help us grow toward our divine potential. I especially loved her insight that over the course of history, many people have had visions and seen angels. What's remarkable about our faith tradition is not only its supernatural origins, but the fact that our church has held together over generations. We've somehow figured out how to get along well enough to survive and grow. And that is remarkable. Melissa attributes this strength to our doctrine of Zion, and she invites us to update our idea of service to include listening carefully to our brothers and sisters who may be different from us. I hope you enjoy this interview with our beloved friend, the one of a kind, Melissa Inouye.

    • 35 min

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