Reading Nephi Reading Isaiah at BYU

March 27, 2009 | 3 comments
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This looks like the sort of conference that makes me sad at times that I don’t live in Utah:

Reading Nephi
Reading Isaiah

Sponsored by the Richard L. Evans Chair for Religious Understanding and the Mormon Theology Seminar
Wednesday 15 April 2009
BYU HBLL Auditorium (1st floor)

9 am — Jenny Webb “Slumbering Voices: Death and Textuality in 2 Nephi”
10 am — George Handley “On the Moral Challenges of Reading Scripture”
11 am — Kim Matheson “Works of Darkness: Secret Combinations and
Covenant Displacement in the Book of Mormon”
1pm — Joseph M. Spencer “Nephi, Isaiah, and Europe”
2pm — Julie Frederick “Seals, Symbols, and Sacred Texts: Sealing and the Book of Mormon”
3pm — Heather and Grant Hardy “How Nephi Shapes His Readers’
Perceptions of Isaiah”
4pm — Samuel Brown, Respondent

This conference is the result of an online seminar in scriptural theology whose aim was to produce a focused, sustained, and collaborative reading of 2 Nephi 26–27. The seminar took place over the course of several months and its proceedings can be found in their entirety at nephireadingisaiah.wordpress.com.

3 Responses to Reading Nephi Reading Isaiah at BYU

  1. Adam Greenwood on March 27, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    Thank goodness for the internet, anyway.

  2. Adam on March 27, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    Thanks for the plug, Nate.

    More information in general about the Mormon Theology Seminar (together with discussions, reports, papers, and podcasts of previous conferences) can be found at:

    http://www.mormontheologyseminar.org

  3. Rosalynde on March 28, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    Wish I could attend, too, all the contributions and contributors look superb. Best of luck to one and all.