Welcome, Max

By September 14, 2010

We’re pleased to announce that Max Mueller has agreed to join the permanent cast of the Juvenile Instructor. His name shall soon materialize on the sidebar. Again, with new and improved plaudits and laud, his bio:

Max Perry Mueller is a PhD candidate in American religious history at Harvard University, focusing on nineteenth century Mormonism and African American religious history. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Divinity School (M.T.S.) and Carleton College. His current research project involves early black Mormon pioneers to Salt Lake. He is excited to find interlocutors on all things Mormon, especially issues of race in the Restored Church (to which, quoting Booker T. Washington following his own 1913 visit to Utah, he has “not yet converted”).

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  1. Excellent. We need more gentiles around here. More seriously, your posts thus far have been great, and I look forward to your future contribution.

    Comment by Christopher — September 14, 2010 @ 10:59 am

  2. Awesome.

    Comment by Chris H. — September 14, 2010 @ 11:43 am

  3. Max, your contributions to JI are wonderful, and I am glad that they will now be on a more permanent basis. I am particularly excited to hear more on your research, as I find it to be an especially important aspect of LDS history and identity. Welcome!

    Comment by Ardis S. — September 14, 2010 @ 11:56 am

  4. Welcome!

    Comment by Edje Jeter — September 14, 2010 @ 12:14 pm

  5. Bravo!

    Comment by Jared T. — September 14, 2010 @ 12:48 pm

  6. “not yet converted” Ha!


    Comment by Hunter — September 14, 2010 @ 2:26 pm

  7. Cheers!

    Comment by J. Stapley — September 14, 2010 @ 2:45 pm

  8. Welcome

    Comment by Steve Fleming — September 14, 2010 @ 2:50 pm

  9. Excellent.

    Comment by Ben Park — September 14, 2010 @ 2:53 pm

  10. Very good, people. Max, looking forward to the results of your research.

    Comment by WVS — September 14, 2010 @ 11:58 pm

  11. Thanks all for the warm welcome.

    Comment by Max — September 15, 2010 @ 7:16 am


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