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An Other Testament is intense and rewarding (and free for digital subscribers)

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. This guest post by Adam Miller is crossposted at bycommonconsent.com. Miller is currently writing a blog series there on our book series Groundwork: Studies in Theory and Scripture. The new edition of Joseph Spencer’s An Other Testament: On Typology is the second book to […]

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#42—The rabbis and the rain, with Julia Watts Belser [MIPodcast]

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. [Full transcript of this interview is available HERE.] In the land of Israel, rain falls during a single, crucial, season of the year beginning in October or November and continuing through the spring. Lives depended on successful harvests which depended […]

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Something to ponder on Good Friday

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. For those who don’t have time to listen to hour-long episodes of the Maxwell Institute Podcast we bring you “MIPodcast Moments”—transcribed excerpts of interesting extracts for your quick consideration. J. Kirk Richards, Untitled (Small Crucifixion), oil Today is Good Friday, when […]

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February comes in March: Another volume of “On This Day” now available

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. I am pleased to announce the publication of another volume in our Middle Eastern Texts Initiative. On This Day (translated from the Armenian “Yaysmawurk‘”) is a compilation of stories about venerable Christians saints and martyrs from days gone by. The collection was part […]

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New Maxwell Institute book series encourages theological study of LDS scripture

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. Eight years ago a group of young Latter-day Saint scholars began organizing collaborative in-depth studies of Latter-day Saint scripture. They wanted to bring their academic interests to bear on passages like Alma 32 and 2 Nephi 26–27. Like casting seeds in […]

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#41—The First Fifty Years of Relief Society, with Jill Mulvay Derr, Kate Holbrook, and Matthew Grow (2 of 2) [MIPodcast]

This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. In the last episode we heard from three editors of a new book of Relief Society documents published by the LDS Church. Jill Mulvay Derr, Kate Holbrook, and Matt Grow talked about the origins of the Relief Society and why its […]