*Updated: Feb. 2, 2018
In January 2018, I had the privilege to interview John Gee, author of “
An Introduction to the Book of Abraham.”
Gee is perhaps today’s most well-known Mormon Egyptologist and has been gracious enough to sit down for an interview to share his thoughts and experiences about the intersections of faith and scholarship.
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In January 2018, I had the privilege to interview Dr. Gabriele Boccaccini, director of the
Even in the midst of a personal tragedy, Boccaccini was kind enough to give thoughtful consideration to a number of questions about his work and motives.
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While working on a
review of a book about Joseph Smith and seer stones, my daughter came home from church and told me they had talked about seer stones in Sunday School. “The teacher said we should believe Joseph Smith was a prophet,” she said, “even though he made mistakes like using seer stones.”
The comment provided a good opportunity to discuss how seer stones were not a mistake, but rather
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After receiving interview responses from R. Eric Smith and Matthew J. Grow for an upcoming “
10 questions,” it occurred to me I may have forgotten an important question.
Experts are often asked the same questions over and over. Yet are there questions they wish someone would ask?
As it relates to the Council of Fifty minutes, I asked R. Eric Smith this very question in an addendum to the “10 questions” interview.
Photo courtesy of R. Eric Smith
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In January 2018, I had the privilege to interview
Russell Shorto for “10 questions.” Shorto is the author of . Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom
Shorto is noted for his work in narrative history. He is the author of six books, a contributor to the New Yorker, and is currently contemplating a historical work – about the present.
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