Mormon Studies Weekly Roundup

By February 2, 2014

A diverse and plentiful array of material in this edition of Mormon Studies Weekly Roundup. Take a look at the following morsels:

The Joseph Smith Papers latest online offering: the surviving accounts of the King Follett sermon.

The LDS Church’s newest release at this week an article on DNA studies and the Book of Mormon.

Newsweek takes a look at the post-Mormon movement in a magazine article “When the Saints Go Marching Out.”

A fascinating piece in The Atlantic on the digital shift in Mormon missionary work.

A profile of Professor Jonathan Moore of Denison University and his ongoing course revolving around Mormonism and its “Holy Stones.”

An extensive list of forthcoming Mormon Studies books from Benchmark Books

Check out the search results for “Mormon” at the rapidly expanding British Newspaper Archive.

The Latter Day Church of Jesus Christ (Gillites) weighs in with its own statement on blacks and the priesthood.

Wisdom from the American Historical Association Blog: “Digital Historiography and the Archives

A great civic service opportunity for the historically-minded in Utah: Judges urgently needed for Utah History Day, featuring the work and presentations of Utah students, 10-18.

A couple of CFPs for two intriguing approaching conferences:

Two items that are timely in view of the big game today:

Article filed under Miscellaneous Mormon Studies Weekly Roundup


  1. Love these round-ups – thanks.

    Comment by Hunter — February 2, 2014 @ 11:35 am

  2. Thanks, Ryan!

    Comment by J Stuart — February 2, 2014 @ 4:20 pm

  3. Thanks, Ryan. There’s a lot to read here today!

    Comment by Saskia — February 2, 2014 @ 5:17 pm


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