Please join us for a panel on the Future Directions in Latter-day Saint Theology: Christology, Scripture, and Immanence. This event, moderated by Dr. Deidre Green, will feature presentations by Adam S. Miller, Rosalynde Frandsen Welch, and Joseph M. Spencer. This will be a hybrid event with in-person attendees in the Dinner Board Room at 2400 Ridge Road and online attendees on Zoom.
Adam S. Miller is a professor of philosophy at Collin College in McKinney, Texas. He earned a BA in Comparative Literature from BYU and an MA and PhD in Philosophy from Villanova University. He’s the author of more than ten books, including Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology, The Gospel According to David Foster Wallace, and An Early Resurrection. He also directs the Latter-day Saint Theology Seminar.
Rosalynde Frandsen Welch is a senior research fellow at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. Her research focuses on Latter-day Saint scripture, theology, and literature. She holds a PhD in early modern English literature from the University of California, San Diego, and a BA in English from Brigham Young University. She is the author of Ether: a brief theological introduction, published by the Maxwell Institute, as well as numerous articles, book chapters and reviews on Latter-day Saint thought. Dr. Welch serves as associate director of the Institute, where she coordinates faculty engagement and co-leads a special research initiative.
Joseph M. Spencer is a philosopher and an assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. He is the author of six books, with a seventh (A Word in Season: Isaiah's Reception in the Book of Mormon) due out this fall. He serves as the editor of the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, the associate director of the Latter-day Saint Theology Seminar, a vice president of the Book of Mormon Studies Association, and a co-editor of the book series Introductions to Mormon Thought.