The Maxwell Institute Seminar draws to an end with a public conference this Thursday. I’ll be speaking at 9:40 on Mormonism as Rough Stone Rolling: Towards a Theology of Encountering the World.
The full schedule is below.
“Mormonism Engages the World”
Thursday, August 3
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM MST
Brigham Young University
Joseph F. Smith Building
Education in Zion Theater
Co-sponsored by the Mormon Scholars Foundation and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
Welcome and Invocation
“Mormonism as a Rough Stone Rolling: Towards a Theology of Encountering the World”
“A Patriotism of Peace: Suffrage, Americanization, and the Peace Movement among Early Twentieth-Century Mormon Women”
“World War II and Making Modern Mormonism”
“The Disenchantment of Callings: From Consecration to Delegation”
“The Suffering Christ: Finding the Tragic in Mormon Art”
“Savin’ for a Rainy Day: Mormon Food Storage and the Survivalist Movement”
“‘An Everlasting Order’: Fundamentalist Mormonism’s Response to the Great Depression”
“Modest with a Little Mystery: Television, Swimsuits, and Mormonism in 1950s America”
“Invitation to a ‘Mix and Mingle’: Bringing a Mormon Theology of Agency in Conversation with a Secular Theory of Self”
“‘Eternal Companions’: Orders of Priesthood, Victorian Romanticism, and Shifting Narratives in Mormon Discourse on Marriage and Family”
“Mormonism: (The Challenge to Become) a Glocal Church in a Globalized World”
“Glocal” btw, is a combination of global and local.
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