Bushman Symposium

RSR: Walter van Beek on Joseph Smith

December 9, 2005 | 16 comments

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

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

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

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

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

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 »