Upcoming Conference on Alma 32

For those in the Provo area:

An Experiment on the Word: Reading Alma 32
A Collaborative Approach to Mormon Theology

Friday, September 19, 2008
HBLL Auditorium (first floor)

9 – Julie M. Smith – So Shall My Word Be: Reading Alma 32 through Isaiah 55
10 – James E. Faulconer – Desiring to Believe: Philo-Sophia and the Word of God
11 – Adam Miller – You Must Needs Say that the Word is Good
1 – Jenny Webb – It Is Well that Ye Are Cast Out: Alma 32 and Eden
2 – Joseph M. Spencer – Faith, Hope, and Charity: Alma and Joseph Smith
3 – Robert Couch – “No Cause to Believe”: Knowledge and Other Signs of Dormant Faith

Sponsored by the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding and the Mormon Theology Seminar

This conference is the result of an online seminar in scriptural theology whose aim was to produce a focused, sustained, and collaborative reading of Alma 32. The seminar took place over the course of several months and its proceedings can be found in their entirety at alma32.wordpress.com.

For information about the broader project of which this seminar is a part, visit mormontheologyseminar.org.

3 comments for “Upcoming Conference on Alma 32

  1. Steve Evans
    August 6, 2008 at 10:31 pm

    Julie, this looks like a great conference and a fun project overall. How did the theology seminar come to be?

  2. Matt W.
    August 6, 2008 at 10:37 pm

    Very cool, hope you make it onto KBYU.

  3. Adam
    August 8, 2008 at 3:12 pm


    You can a find a brief account of the Seminar’s “genesis” here in a post from the original seminar and/or take a look Rosalynde’s T&S post about this subject a year or so ago here.

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