Elder Holland endorses the Mormon Studies program at Claremont Graduate University

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– Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

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  1. Nov

    1. Lecture by Dr. David Holland, Associate Professor of North American Religious History, Harvard Divinity School @ Albrecht Auditorium
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Title:  “(Re)Visions:  Revelation and Rewriting among American Visionaries — Joseph Smith, Mary Baker Eddy, and Ellen White”

      Author bio:  David F. Holland joined the Harvard Divinity School faculty in 2013. A renowned scholar of American religious history, he casts a broad and inclusive net in understanding the deep intellectual, theological, and cultural currents driving New England church history.

      Holland earned a BA in history from Brigham Young University and an MA and PhD from Stanford University.

      He is the author of numerous book reviews, journal articles, and review essays, including “From Anne Hutchinson to Horace Bushnell: A New Take on the New England Sequence” (The New England Quarterly, 2005) and  ”A Mixed Construction of Subversion and Conversion: The Complicated Lives and Times of Religious Women” (Gender and History, 2010). He is the author of Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America, published by Oxford University Press in 2011. His new projects include a comparative biography of Mary Baker Eddy and Ellen White and a study of the legacy of Perry Miller.

      7:30 pm
      Lecture by Dr. David Holland, Associate Professor of North American Religious History, Harvard Divinity School @ Albrecht Auditorium
  2. Jan

    1. Lecture by Neylan McBaine, author of “Women at Church” @ Albrecht Auditorium
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Title TBA

      7:30 pm
      Lecture by Neylan McBaine, author of “Women at Church” @ Albrecht Auditorium



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