Bushman Symposium

RSR: Walter van Beek on Joseph Smith

December 9, 2005 | 16 comments
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O Lord; thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed; I am in derison daily, everyone mocketh me. Jeremiah 20:7. Read more »

RSR: The Politics and Personality of a Prophet

December 8, 2005 | 4 comments
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For many good reasons, Joseph Smith has always been the least known and the most speculated about of all the prophets of this dispensation. Read more »

RSR reviews collected

December 8, 2005 | 17 comments
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With four excellent reviews here on T&S, as well as other discussions around the bloggernacle, you may think you’re covered as far as initial responses to Rough Stone Rolling. Read more »

RSR: What Hath Bushman Wrought?

December 7, 2005 | 37 comments
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Richard Bushman has written a fabulous book, and in so doing he tells us a great deal about the limits and possibilities of Mormon studies. Read more »

Richard Bushman Responds: 12Q on RSR

December 6, 2005 | 62 comments
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Richard Bushman was gracious enough to respond to twelve questions about Rough Stone Rolling. Read more »

Rough Stone Rolls Into Times and Seasons

December 5, 2005 | 15 comments
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Since its release, Richard Bushman’s Rough Stone Rolling has been the subject of conference sessions, media reports, bloggernacle essays and academic conversations far and wide. Seeking to engage Bushman in a sustained and interactive conversation about this compelling new biography of Joseph Smith, we are pleased to announce a symposium running this week at Times and Seasons. Watch for a new review of the book to appear every day with a response from Bushman to follow. To introduce the symposium and provide a contrast to the coming reviews we thought it might be of interest to offer a window... Read more »

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