Sponsored by BYU Studies—George Handley is a professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at BYU and author of If Truth Were a Child (Maxwell Institute, 2019). Continue reading “10 questions with George Handley”
H. G. M. Williamson is an Old Testament scholar who served until recently as the Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford University. His latest book, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land, co-edited with Robert C. Hoyland, is now available. Continue reading “10 questions with H. G. M. Williamson”
Thomas Wayment is a professor of Classics at BYU and the author of “The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints.” He will be publishing research on the Joseph Smith Translation in a 2019 book edited by Mark Ashurst-McGee, Michael MacKay, and Brian Hauglid via University of Utah Press. Continue reading “10 questions with Thomas Wayment”
I recently had the privilege to interview Ellen F. Davis.
Davis is the Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. She is the author of several books and has a special affinity for the Old Testament.
In March 2018, I had the privilege to interview Emilie M. Townes for “10 questions.” Townes is dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
A recent book by Philip Jenkins looks at a tumultuous time in history that contains lessons for believers trying to navigate today’s religious landscape.
John Gee is perhaps the leading Mormon commentator on the Book of Abraham – a portion of Mormon scripture that is simultaneously vital to the Mormon belief of premortal existence and heavily debated inside of academic circles. As a believing Mormon with a Ph.D. in Egyptology from Yale University, Gee brings a wonderful mix of perspectives to the discussion. Continue reading “Book Review: An Introduction to the Book of Abraham”
In December 2017, I was privileged to interview Philip Jenkins in association with the publication of his latest book, Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World.
My brief interactions with Jenkins were impressive. He came across as professional, prompt, and witty – a rare trifecta of interview subject attributes.