Barbara Jones Brown began her tenure as the new Executive Director of the Mormon History Association on May 1, 2018. Several of the historians she considers mentors have shared a few thoughts for an upcoming feature in the Deseret News.
The full text of comments by Rick Turley, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and Bob Goldberg are available here. Continue reading “Historians comment on Mormon History Association and Barbara Jones Brown”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is well-known because of her famous quote, “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” But Ulrich is much more than just a popular bumper sticker. Continue reading “10 questions with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Historian Matt Godfrey is the managing historian and general editor of the Joseph Smith Papers. Continue reading “10 questions with Matt Godfrey”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—How was priesthood understood in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Join independent historian Jonathan Stapley as he discusses his book, The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology (Oxford University Press, 2018). Continue reading “10 questions with Jonathan Stapley”
Daniel Peterson is the president and chairman of the board of the Interpreter Foundation, a scholar of Islam, and the founding editor of the Middle Eastern Texts Initiative. Continue reading “10 questions with Daniel C. Peterson”