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Scholars & Saints

UVA Mormon Studies

Scholars & Saints is the official podcast of the University of Virginia’s Mormon Studies program, housed in the Department of Religious Studies. Scholars & Saints is a venue of public scholarship that promotes respectful dialogue about Latter Day Saint traditions among laypersons and academics.

Episodes
Joseph Smith's Gold Plates (feat. Richard Bushman)August 17, 2023
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Toward a Latter-day Saint Liberation Theology (feat. Ryan Ward)August 15, 2023
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Latter-day Saint Biblical Studies (feat. Cory Crawford and Taylor Petrey)August 12, 2023
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Technologies of Vision and the Making of Mormonism (feat. Mason Kamana Allred)August 09, 2023
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Open Canon: Scriptures of the Latter Day Saint Tradition(s) (feat. Christine Blythe, Christopher Blythe, and Jay Burton)June 06, 2023
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A Brief Theological Introduction to the Book of Ether (feat. Rosalynde Welch)May 23, 2023
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The Secret Life of John Milton Bernhisel, Mormon Diplomat (feat. Bruce Worthen)May 04, 2023
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Rethinking Grace as Justice (feat. Adam Miller)May 01, 2023
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Baptism for the Dead & the Anthropology of Spirit Possession (feat. Jon Bialecki)April 27, 2023
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The Unexpected Hugh Nibley (feat. Joseph Spencer)April 22, 2023
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Latter-day Saint Ecotheology (feat. George Handley)March 09, 2023
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Latter-day Saint Scriptural Theology (feat. James Faulconer)February 18, 2023
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Latter-day Saint Bioethics (feat. Courtney Campbell)February 09, 2023
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Mormon Visual Culture & The American West (feat. Nathan Rees)December 14, 2022
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The Last Mormon Liberal (feat. Kristine Haglund)December 10, 2022
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Vardis Fisher and the Literature of Mormon Unbelief (feat. Michael Austin)December 05, 2022
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2021 Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty - Going Forward With Religious Freedom & Nondiscrimination (feat. Dallin H. Oaks)November 07, 2022
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The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon (feat. Robin Jensen)November 05, 2022
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The Uncanny Mormon Smile (feat. Kathryn Lofton)November 03, 2022
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2022 Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty - LGBTQ+ Equality & Religious Liberty (feat. William Eskridge)November 02, 2022
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Latter-day Saints & Mormon Studies in West Africa (feat. Amaechi Okafor)August 22, 2022
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Joseph Smith's Theology of Media (feat. John Durham Peters)August 08, 2022
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The Tragic Universe of Mormon Theologian Eugene England (feat. Terryl Givens)August 01, 2022
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The LDS Church Corporation (feat. Nathan Oman & Kathleen Flake)July 08, 2022
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Gender, Sexuality, and Mediated Mormonism(s) (feat. Brenda Weber & Kathleen Flake)July 02, 2022
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