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The Mormon Jesus

In April, Harvard University Press will release my The Mormon Jesus: A Biography. In this book, I use scripture, ritual, artwork, and many other sources to analyze the many ways that Latter-day Saints have imagined, described, and experienced Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Pioneer Prophet in Paperback

Next week, Harvard University Press is releasing the paperback edition of my Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet. What was a tremendous value is now an outright bargain! One can start planning for General Conference gifts, Christmas presents, book groups (I’d love … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Book Festival

On Saturday, May 18, I’ll be speaking about Brigham Young at the 2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival. Details here. A pleasant day trip for anyone with an interest in Mormonism or 19th-century U.S. history living in the Baltimore or D.C. areas.

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Virginia Festival of the Book, March 21

This March, I’ll be speaking about Pioneer Prophet as part of a Virginia Festival of the Book panel. The event is at New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville on March 21 at 2:00 p.m. Details here.

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Lecture at Notre Dame, Jan. 31

Vincent DeSantis Lecture 2012-13 Professor John Turner “A Tale of Two Brigham Youngs: The Mormon Journey from Illinois to Utah” Thursday, January 31st, at 5:30pm in DeBartolo 117 John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University and … Continue reading

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Great Lives Lecture, February 7

I’m very excited to be participating in the University of Mary Washington’s annual spring Great Lives series. One doesn’t always see Brigham Young’s name surrounded by biographical subjects from Julius Caesar to Marilyn Monroe. The lecture is at the Mary … Continue reading

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Texas, California, and Utah Trip

The middle of October is bringing me to Texas, California, and Utah for the chance to speak about Pioneer Prophet. First up is a Wednesday, Oct. 17, talk at Baylor University at 3:30. Details here. The next day (Thursday, Oct. … Continue reading

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