From the Archives: Posts You Might Have Missed, June-August 2008

By July 3, 2009

It was a productive summer for JI bloggers in 2008.

Enjoy these gems, remembering that there were many more great posts than these.

Be sure not to miss Posts You Might Have Missed January-February 2008 and March-May 2008.


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Cognitive Dissonance and Scholarly Pursuits

Summary of the 30th Anniversary Priesthood Commemoration June 8, 2008, held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Brigham Young and Mormon Glossalalia

BYU Religion Made Me P*ke (With an astounding 290 comments)

The First Methodist Sermon…In The Mormon Temple: Religious Activity in Post-Mormon Nauvoo

Africa, Anxiety for Ancestors, and Mormon Work For The Dead: Considerations after Jenkins’ Tanner Lecture

Review: Deseret Sunday School Songs, a hymnal (If you didn’t think you could learn much about Mormon culture from a hymnal…think again!)

The Mormon Justification for the Second Boer War

Mormons and the Closing of the American Frontier

How Wide The Divide? Historicity and the Priesthood Ban

Mormon Perceptions of Asian Race (1880-1930): Part 1, Chinese

Mormon Perceptions of Asian Race (1880-1930): Part 2, Japanese and Conclusion

Adjusting the Chemistry of the Gold Plates

On Numbers, or Women Speak Too Often in General Conference

It Does Not Die? The Mountain Meadows Massacre

In Defense of the Pew Survey: A Recap

Theosophies and Mormonism, Parts 1 and 2

“Other Temples”, Mormonism in Asia, and Korean Saints: My First Trip To Asia

What an Excellent Day for an Exorcism, Part 1

Parley P. Pratt: Writing and the History of Reading

Missionaries and Smallpox, 1900

Mormon Tracting

The University of the City of Nauvoo

Franklin and Emerson’s use of Religious Rhetoric

What is Our Obligation? The 2008 Bushman Seminar.

Notes on the 2008 Bushman Seminar, Part 1 and Part 2

Remembering 7/24 and 9/11 in Mormon History: A Photo Essay

And This Time There Will Be No Angel

From the Trenches: Religion as a Category of Analysis

Dating the Melchizedek Priesthood Restoration

The Current State of the Mormon Culture Region

The Future of Mormon History

To Declare One’s Allegiance When Writing Biography

What do We Do With the Revisionist Emma Smith?

Discussion on Mountain Meadows Featuring Faragher, Barlow, Fixico, and Bagley

Article filed under Miscellaneous


  1. Thanks for posting these links, Jared. I’d forgotten about a lot of these, and it’s been good to go back and re-read a lot of them.

    Comment by Christopher — July 3, 2009 @ 12:07 pm

  2. Thanks, Chris. I agree, I can see there were times when I must have been living under a rock or something, because I missed some of them. We’ve had great posts and great guest posters.

    Comment by Jared T — July 3, 2009 @ 12:19 pm

  3. Really? This is shameless lobbying for Niblets! 🙂

    Comment by Chris H. — July 3, 2009 @ 3:21 pm

  4. Chris H,

    In all honesty, I put the first one of these up because it had been days since anyone had posted and I wanted to do something “easy”. Well, then I remembered about the Niblets, so I decided to continue and make it easy on everyone 🙂

    Comment by Jared T — July 3, 2009 @ 3:47 pm

  5. I have no problem with that. JI rocks.

    Comment by Chris H. — July 3, 2009 @ 4:27 pm

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