Tag Archives: Religion

*American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* wins the Mormon History Association’s Best Book Award!

It was such an incredible honor this weekend to have the Mormon History Association devote a plenary session to my book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940. After the session, it was announced that the book had won … Continue reading

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My first book — available for pre-order at 40% off!

My very first book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940, is now available for pre-order from the University of North Carolina Press at a discount of 40%! Just click on this link and use discount code 01DAH40 Here are reviews … Continue reading

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Images from the Middle East (Easter Edition)

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This Easter Sunday, images from my first trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories — my first encounter with Jerusalem, my first with the Sea of Galilee. Blessed are the peacemakers, blessed are those who mourn, blessed are those who … Continue reading

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Jaffa

Photos from my recent trip to Jaffa, Israel

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Jerusalem

Two photographs from my trip to Israel/Palestine … more to come …

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Pussy Riot and “Religious Hatred”

The women of Pussy Riot have received their sentences — for “hooliganism” and “inciting religious hatred” in Russia. It’s the latter phrase that has my head spinning. Religious hatred? I spend most of my time as a teacher and scholar … Continue reading

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The Fast Food Chain I Really, Really Hope Isn’t Homophobic

Like its food, the recent revelations about Chick-fil-A are nearly indigestible. Oh, Chick-fil-A, I have loved you so. When my first child was born in your theme park (Atlanta), you were my first stop on the way home from the … Continue reading

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