Select Page
FAIR Conferences
Bibliography
Display Abstracts  Display Keywords   Download PDF

See the icons used for the links to the available media types for an article

1999 FairMormon Conference

Barney, Kevin L. “A Tale of Two Restorations.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Bickmore, Barry R. “Mormonism in the Early Jewish Christian Milieu.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Cook, Roger D. “Joshua the High Priest and the Council of the Gods in the Book of Zachariah: a Post-Exilic Jew in King Yahwey’s Court.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Gee, John. “The Corruption of Scripture in the Second Century.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Peterson, Daniel C. “What Has Athens to do with Jerusalem?: Apostasy and Restoration in the Big Picture.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Pyle, D. Charles. “I Have Said, ‘Ye are Gods’” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Roper, Matthew P. “Salvation for the Dead: A Response to Luke Wilson.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.
Tvedtnes, John A. “Early Christian and Jewish Rituals Related to Temple Practices.” Paper presented at the 1999 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 1999.

2000 FairMormon Conference

Ash, Michael R. “Up In Smoke: A Response To the Tanners’ Criticism of the Word of Wisdom.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Bachman, Danel W. “Mormonism—Shadow or Reality?: History or Propaganda? Joseph Smith as a Case Study.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Barksdale, Darryl L. “Cherry Picking in the Orchard of God’s Word: John 4:24.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Gardner, Brant A. “A Real People, Time, and Place: Contextualizing the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Gordon, Scott. “Survey Says!” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Hill, Kevin. “Breaking Down Barriers with Wrecking Balls of Fallacy.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Norwood, L. Ara. “Nehors in the Land: A Latter-day Variation on an Ancient Theme.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Easier than Research, More Inflammatory than Truth.” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.
Vukich, Robert. “An Incident Concerning Page 81 of ‘Mormonism—Shadow or Reality?’” Paper presented at the 2000 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2000.

2001 FairMormon Conference

Baron, Ross David. “Feeding the Multitudes: Being Fishers of Men.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Brown, S. Kent. “Arabia and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Gardner, Brant A. “A Social History of the Early Nephites.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Gee, John. “Egyptian Influence in Ancient Israel.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
McGuire, Benjamin L. “Nephi and Goliath: A Reappraisal of the Use of the Old Testament in First Nephi.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Midgley, Louis C. “Naturalistic Terms: Some Reflections on a Motto and Type of Historical Explanation.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Norwood, L. Ara. “Benjamin or Mosiah: Resolving an Anomaly in Mosiah 21:28.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Divine Source of the Book of Mormon in the Face of Alternative Theories Advocated by LDS Critics.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Roper, Matthew P. “Right on Target: Boomerang Hits and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Tvedtnes, John A. “Scholarship in Mormonism and Mormonism in Scholarship.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.
Woodward, Scott. “DNA and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2001 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2001.

2002 FairMormon Conference

Anderson, Russell. “The 1826 Trial of Joseph Smith.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Ash, Michael R. “The Impact of Mormon Critics on LDS Scholarship.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Cook, Roger D. “Christ, the Firstfruits of Theosis.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Gardner, Brant A. “The Gadianton Robbers in Mormon’s Theological History: Their Structural Role and Plausible Identification.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Heaton, Tim B. “Dealing with Demographics.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Olson, Renee. “Dispelling the Black Myth.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Protean Joseph Smith.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Skousen, Royal. “Changes in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.
Tvedtnes, John A. “The Mistakes of Men: Can the Scriptures be Error-Free?” Paper presented at the 2002 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2002.

2003 FairMormon Conference

Ash, Michael R., and Kevin L. Barney. “LDS Apologetics 101.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Ekins, Roger. “Defending Zion.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Foster, Craig L. “Old Themes and Stereotypes Never Die: The Unchanging Ways of Anti-Mormons.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Gardner, Brant A. “Monotheism, Messiah, and Mormon’s Book.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Keller, Roger R. “The Grace of Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Mauss, Armand L. “The LDS Church and the Race Issue: A Study in Misplaced Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Meldrum, D. Jeffrey. “The Children of Lehi: DNA and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Random Reflections on the Passing Scene.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Rhodes, Michael D. “The Book of Abraham: Dealing with the Critics.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Roper, Matthew P. “Nephi’s Neighbors: Book of Mormon Peoples and Pre-Columbian Populations.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Sessions, Gene. “Shining New Light on the Mountain Meadows Massacre.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Stephens, Trent D. “Evolution and Latter-day Saint Theology: The Tree of Life and DNA.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Tvedtnes, John A. “The Charge of ‘Racism’ in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.
Young, Margaret Blair. “Black Latter-day Saints: A Faith-FULL History.” Paper presented at the 2003 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2003.

2004 FairMormon Conference

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Explaining Away the Book of Mormon Witnesses.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Ash, Michael R., and Kevin L. Barney. “ABCs of the Book of Abraham.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Bitton, Davis. “I Don’t Have a Testimony of the History of the Church.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Boyé, Alex. “International Perspectives of a Black Member in a ‘White’ Church.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Brown, Matthew B. “Historical or Hysterical? Anti-Mormons and Documentary Sources.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Byrd, A. Dean. “Born That Way? Facts and Fiction about Homosexuality.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Gardner, Brant A. “The Case for Historicity: Discerning the Book of Mormon’s Production Culture.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Gray, Darius, and Margaret Blair Young. “Empathetic Imagination: Reading Between the Lines in Standing on the Promises.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Keller, Roger R. “The Apostasy.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Paulsen, David L. “The God of Abraham, Isaac and Joseph Smith: Defending the Faith.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Autobiographical Notes on My Testimony.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Radke-Moss, Andrea G. “The Place of Mormon Women: Perceptions, Prozac, Polygamy, Priesthood, Patriarchy, and Peace.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.
Tvedtnes, John A. “The King Follett Discourse in the Light of Ancient and Medieval Jewish and Christian Beliefs.” Paper presented at the 2004 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2004.

2005 FairMormon Conference

Bitton, Davis. “George Q. Cannon and the Apostates.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Bushman, Richard Lyman. “A Joseph Smith Miscellany.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Clark, John E., Wade Ardern, and Matthew P. Roper. “Debating the Foundations of Mormonism: The Book of Mormon and Archaeology.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Gray, Darius. “Blacks in the Bible.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Kearney, Greg. “The Message and the Messenger: Latter-day Saints and Freemasonry.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Ostler, Blake T. “The Fallacy of Fundamentalist Assumptions.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Parr, Ryan. “DNA and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Perkins, Marvin. “How to Reach African-Americans.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Petersen, Boyd J. “What I Learned about Life, the Church and the Cosmos from Hugh Nibley.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Reflections on Secular Anti-Mormonism.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Tvedtnes, John A. “Authentic Ancient Names and Words in the Book of Abraham and Related Kirtland Egyptian Papers.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.
Ulrich, Wendy. “‘Believest thou…?’: Faith, Cognitive Dissonance and the Psychology of Religious Experience.” Paper presented at the 2005 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2005.

2006 FairMormon Conference

Arnett, Wayne. “Apologetics 101.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Ash, Michael R. “Book of Abraham 201: Papyri, Revelation and Modern Egyptology.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Bentley, Joseph I. “Legal Trials of the Prophet: Joseph Smith’s Life in Court.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Brown, Matthew B. “Revised or Unaltered? Joseph Smith’s Foundational Stories.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Bushman, Claudia L. “The Lives of Mormon Women.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Gardner, Brant A. “Defenders of the Book: Surveying the New World Evidence for Book of Mormon Historicity.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Hauglid, Brian M. “Investigating the Kirtland Egyptian Papers.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Martins, Marcus H. “A Black Man in Zion: Reflections on Race in the Restored Gospel.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Mayfield, Steven L., and George Throckmorton. “Salamander Letters.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Ostman, Kim. “An International Perspective: Opposition to Mormonism in Finland 1845-2006.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Tangible Restoration: The Witnesses and What They Experienced.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Roper, Matthew P. “Adam in Ancient Texts and the Restoration.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Stewart, David G., Jr. “DNA and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Stubbs, Brian D. “A Few Hundred Hints of Egyptian and Northwest Semitic in Uto-Aztecan.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.
Wyatt, Allen L. “Zina and Her Men: An Examination of the Changing Marital State of Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young.” Paper presented at the 2006 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2006.

2007 FairMormon Conference

Gee, John. “Some Puzzles from the Joseph Smith Papyri.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Givens, Terryl L. “When Souls Had Wings: What the Western Tradition Has to teach Us About Pre-Existence.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Hall, John F. “As Far as it is Translated Correctly: The Problem of Tampering with the Word of God in the Transmission and Translation of the New Testament.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Hamblin, William J., and David Rolph Seely. “Solomon’s Temple: Myth and History.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Morris, Larry E. “The Cowdery Controversies.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Olsen, Steven L. “Is the Church Archives Closed?” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Ostler, Blake T. “Spiritual Experiences as the Basis for Belief and Commitment.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Peterson, Daniel C. “God and Mr. Hitchens.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Sorenson, John L. “The Trajectory of Book of Mormon Studies.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Turley, Richard E., Jr. “Reflections on Mountain Meadows.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Ulrich, Wendy. “Seeing Our Blindness: The Impact of Personal History on Our Understanding of God.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.
Walker, Jeffrey N. “A Change of Venue: Joseph Smith’s Escape from Liberty Jail.” Paper presented at the 2007 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2007.

2008 FairMormon Conference

Ash, Michael R. “Shaken Faith Syndrome.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Message of the Joseph Smith Translation: A Walk in the Garden.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Bringhurst, Newell G., and Craig L. Foster. “The White Horse Prophecy: Myth vs. Reality.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Brown, Matthew B. “The Israelite Temple and the Early Christians.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Esplin, Ronald K. “The Joseph Smith Papers.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Gardner, Brant A. “Mormon’s Editorial Method and Meta-Message.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Gordon, Scott. “Online Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Gray, Darius, and Margaret Blair Young. “Nobody Knows, the Untold Story of Black Mormons.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Hauglid, Brian M. “The Book of Abraham.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Perego, Ugo A. “Joseph Smith DNA Revealed: New Clues from the Prophet’s Genes.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Humble Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Poulsen, Larry. “Book of Mormon Geography.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.
Wright, Mark Alan. “Deification: Divine Inheritance and the Glorious Afterlife in the Book of Mormon and Ancient Mesoamerica.” Paper presented at the 2008 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2008.

2009 FairMormon Conference

Barney, Ronald O. “The Reliability of Mormon History Produced by the LDS Church.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Brown, Matthew B. “Brigham Young’s Teachings On Adam.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Gardner, Brant A. “Joseph the Seer—or Why Did He Translate With a Rock in His Hat?” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Gee, John. “The Larger Issue.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Hellings, Ron. “Joseph Smith and Modern Cosmology.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Lynch, John. “‘Uh oh!’ to ‘Ah ha!’ in Apologetics: 20/20 Foresight for a Faithful Future in Defending the Church.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Miller, Wade E. “Science and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Perego, Ugo A. “Haplogroup X in Light of Recent Book of Mormon Claims.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Temple as a Place of Ascent to God.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Sherlock, Richard. “Mormonism in the Public Square.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Smith, Gregory L. “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Plural Marriage* (*but were afraid to ask).” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
Taylor, Vickey. “The Sariah Dilemma: Finding Increased Faith When Our Children Misplace Their Own.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
White, R. McKay. “The Kirtland Safety Society.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.
White, Robert B. “On Being an Apologist: Imperatives, Predicaments, Perils and Blessings.” Paper presented at the 2009 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2009.

2010 FairMormon Conference

Bokovoy, David E. “Joseph Smith and the Biblical Council of the Gods.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Apocalypse of Abraham: An Ancient Witness for the Book of Moses.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Duncan, William. “Same-sex Marriage and the Role of Religion.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Foster, Craig L. “Like Two Crazy Aunts in the Attic: Latter-day Saints and Popular Polygamy Stereotypes.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Gee, John. “Marginal Characters in the Book of Abraham Manuscripts.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Hales, Brian C. “Controversies in Joseph Smith’s Polygamy: New Evidences and New Observations Indicate Fawn Brodie Should Have Done More Research.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Hudson, Valerie. “The Two Trees.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Lawrence, Gary. “How Americans View Mormonism and What We Can Do About It.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Mayfield, Steven L. “Big Love: The truth, the Whole Truth and, Well, Maybe Not?” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Obligation to Do Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Ricks, Shirley S. “Editing Hugh Nibley: From Manuscript to Book.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.

Reprinted as “Editing Hugh Nibley: The Man and His Legacy“ in Hugh Nibley Observed.

A reflection on the author’s time as an editor working on Hugh Nibley’s books.

Ricks, Stephen D. “Origin of Book of Mormon Names.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Roper, Matthew P. “Joseph Smith and the Question of Book of Mormon Geography.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Schryver, Will. “The Meaning of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers: Part 1.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Schryver, Will. “The Meaning of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers: Part 2.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Skousen, Royal. “Restoring the Original Text of the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.
Watkins, Peter. “A Mormon in the White House.” Paper presented at the 2010 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2010.

2011 FairMormon Conference

Brown, Samuel Morris. “Seerhood, Pure Language, and Sacred Translation.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Hudson, Valerie. “A Reconciliation of Polygamy.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Jones, McKay V. “Dead Men Tell No Tales: The Blood Atonement Balance Sheet.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Ricks, Stephen D. “The Sacred Embrace in Ancient Egyptian Religion and Art.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Gardner, Brant A. “The Gift and Power: Translating the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Harper, Steven C. “Four Accounts and Three Critiques of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Bringhurst, Newell G. “W. Mitt Romney and Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.’s Dueling Quest for the Presidency: A Mormon Moment…Or the Mormon Question, Revisited?” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Lange, Cynthia J. “Borders and Boundaries: The Immigration Fervor that Threatens to Divide Us.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Nicholson, Roger. “Something Wiki This Way Comes: How Collaborative Editing is Changing the Face of Online LDS Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Bradley, Don. “‘President Joseph Has Translated a Portion’: Solving the Mystery of the Kinderhook Plates.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Fields, Paul J. “Book of Mormon ‘Wordprint’ Analysis: How to do it wrong…and how to do it right.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Perego, Ugo A. “Joseph Smith, the Question of Polygamous Offspring, and DNA Analysis.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Mormonism, Islam, and the Question of Other Religions.” Paper presented at the 2011 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2011.

2012 FairMormon Conference

Johanson, Joshua. “Navigating the Labyrinth Surrounding Homosexual Desire.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Sorenson, John L. “Reading Mormon’s Codex.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
McBaine, Neylan. “To Do the Business of the Church: A Cooperative Paradigm for Examining Gendered Participation Within Church Organizational Structure.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Skousen, Royal. “Do We Need to Make Changes to the Book of Mormon Text?” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Gray, Darius. “No Johnny-Come-Lately: The 182-Year-Long BLACK Mormon Moment.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Hales, Brian C. “Joseph Smith’s Sexual Polyandry and the Emperor’s New Clothes: On Closer Inspection, What Do We Find?” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Perego, Ugo A. “Book of Mormon Genetics: A Reappraisal.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Welch, John W. “Forty-five Years of Chiasmus Conversations, Criteria, and Creativity: What Chiasmus Proves and Does Not Prove.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Gardner, Brant A. “From the East to the West: The Problem of Directions in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Gee, John. “Book of Abraham, I Presume.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Avance, Rosemary. “Seeing the Light: Parallels in Mormon Conversion and De-conversion Stories.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Bradley, Don. “Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost 116 Pages.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Wixam, Hartt. “Perception and Reality: Then and Now.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Of ‘Mormon Studies’ and Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2012 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2012.

2013 FairMormon Conference

Ash, Michael R. “Shaken Faith Syndrome, Part Deux.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Barney, Ronald O. “Joseph Smith’s Visions: His Style and his Record.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
McBaine, Neylan, Valerie Hudson, Wendy Ulrich, Kristine Wardle Frederickson, and Maxine Hanks. “Panel Discussion: Charity Never Faileth: Seeking Sisterhood Amid Different Perspectives on Mormon Feminism.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Hancock, Ralph C. “Mormonism and the New Liberalism: the Inescapability of Political Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Thurston, Morris A. “‘Kidnapping’ at Palestine Grove: Missouri’s Final Attempt to Extradite Joseph Smith.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Payne, Seth. “Why Mormonism Matters: Pastoral Apologetics and the LDS Doubter.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Kirby, Robert. “Why It is Important to Laugh at Ourselves.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. “Was Joseph a Product of the Second Great Awakening.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Welch, Rosalynde Frandsen. “Disenchanted Mormonism.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Bradley, Don. “The Original Context of the First Vision Narrative: 1820s or 1830s.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Wright, Mark Alan. “Heartland as Hinterland: The Mesoamerican Core and North American Periphery of Book of Mormon Geography.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Hanks, Maxine. “Working With the Church: Another Narrative.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Bradley, Don, Janet L. Eyring, and Maxine Hanks. “Panel Discussion: The Loss and Rekindling of Faith.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Toward a More Effective Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2013 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2013.

2014 FairMormon Conference

Muehlstein, Kerry. “The Book of Abraham and Unnoticed Assumptions.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Perkins, Marvin. “Blacks in the Scriptures.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Bickmore, Barry R. “Joseph Smith Among the Early Christians.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Rees, Robert A. “Earl Wunderli’s Imperfect Book.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Roper, Matthew P., and Paul J. Fields. “Scriptural Style in Early Nineteenth Century American Literature.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Mansfield, Ty. “‘Mormons can BE gay, they just can’t DO gay’?: Deconstructing Sexuality and Identity From an LDS Perspective.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Cannon, Ann. “Why, Yes! I am a Mormon, Thank You Very Much!” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Stevenson, Russell. “Shouldering the Cross, or How to Condemn Racism and Still Call Brigham Young a Prophet.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Smith, Robert F. “The Preposterous Book of Mormon: A Singular Advantage.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Eubank, Sharon. “‘This Is a Woman’s Church’” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Grow, Matthew J., and Matthew C. Godfrey. “The Story Behind the Revelations: Using the Joseph Smith Papers to Better Understand the Doctrine and Covenants.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Anderson, Dana Kimmell, Karen Lyons, and Roger Nicholson. “Panel Discussion: Family Members Who Left.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Smith, Hannah C. “Religious Liberty: What Latter-day Saints Need to Know to Preserve Our First Freedom.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Some Reflections on That Letter to a CES Director.” Paper presented at the 2014 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2014.

2015 FairMormon Conference

Barker, Margaret. “The Mother in Heaven and Her Children.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Dennis, Ronald D. “Captain Dan Jones: Defender of the Faith in Wales.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Gardner, Brant A. “History and Historicity in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Gordon, James D., III. “Faith and Scholarship.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Hales, Laura Harris. “Joseph Smith’s Polygamy: Toward a Better Understanding.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Hedelius, Cassandra S. “A house of order, a house of God: Recycled challenges to the legitimacy of the church.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Larsen, David J. “The Order of the House of God: Ancient Practices and Modern Experiences.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Nash, Brittany Chapman. “An Act of Religious Conviction: Mormon Women and Nineteenth-Century Polygamy.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Otterson, Michael R. “On the Record.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Reasonable Leap into Light: A Barebones Secular Argument for the Gospel.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Pinegar, Ed J. “How to help young Latter-day Saints deal with criticisms against the Church and the doubts they cause while remaining faithful.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Reeve, W. Paul. “From Not White Enough, to Too White: Rethinking the Mormon Racial Story.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Webb, Stephen H. “Why Mormon Materialism Matters.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. “Christ’s Emancipation of Women in the New Testament.” Paper presented at the 2015 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2015.

2016 FairMormon Conference

Deane, Morgan. “Climbing a tree to find a fish: Insurgency in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Derr, Jill Mulvay. “Quorum Lost and Found: Eliza R. Snow and the 1868 Restoration of Relief Society.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Grow, Matthew J. “‘We, the People of the Kingdom of God’: Insights into the Minutes of the Council of Fifty, 1844-1846.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Hancock, Ralph C. “‘Love Wins,’ and Charity Loses.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Hardy, Grant R. “More Effective Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Isom, Ally. “Faith-Centered Dialectics: Talking About Differences Transforms.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Mason, Patrick Q. “The Courage of Our Convictions: Embracing Mormonism in a Secular Age.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
McGuire, Benjamin L. “The Book of Mormon as a Communicative Act: Translation in Context.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Logic-Tree of Life, or, Why I Can’t Manage to Disbelieve.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Roper, Matthew P. “‘To Inflict the Wounds of Death’: Mesoamerican Swords and Cimeters in the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Shirts, Kathryn H. “‘Daughters of Christ’: Finding Language to Talk about Women and Priesthood.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Skousen, Royal, and Stanford A. Carmack. “Finishing up the Book of Mormon Critical Text Project: An Introduction to The History of the Text of the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Stubbs, Brian D. “Changes in Languages from Nephi to Now.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.
Ulrich, Wendy. “What I hope we will teach our daughters (and sons) about the priesthood.” Paper presented at the 2016 FairMormon Conference Conference. August, 2016.

2017 FairMormon Conference

Rappleye, Neal. “‘Put Away Childish Things’: Learning to Read the Book of Mormon Using Mature Historical Thought.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Kuehn, Elizabeth A. “Finances and Faith in the Kirtland Crisis of 1837.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Erekson, Keith A. “Witnessing the Book of Mormon: The Testimonies of Three, Eight, and Millions.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Ash, Michael R. “After the Manner of Their Language: The Key to Wisdom.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Bowen, Matthew L. “Semitic Semiotics: The Symbolic, Prophetic, and Narratological Power of Names in Ancient Scripture.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Petersen, Scott R. “Jesus Christ, the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever: A Restoration of Primitive Christianity.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Gordon, Scott. “Mormon Temples and Freemasonry.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Spackman, T. Benjamin. “Truth, Scripture, and Interpretation: Some Precursors to Reading Genesis.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Perego, Ugo A. “What does the Church believe about evolution?” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Johnson, Janiece Lyn. “Restoring the Tapestry of the Restoration: Early Mormon Women’s Witness.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Griffin, Tyler J. “Book of Mormon Geographical References: Internal Consistency Taken to A New Level.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Gardner, Brant A. “The Book of Mormon as a Seer Stone: Having Faith In and Through the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Dirkmaat, Gerrit J. “Lost Teachings of the Prophets: Recently Uncovered Teachings of Joseph Smith and Others from the Council of Fifty Record.” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.
Peterson, Daniel C. “What Difference Does It Make?” Paper presented at the 2017 FairMormon Conference. August, 2017.

2018 FairMormon Conference

McBride, Matthew S. “Women of the Global Church: Stories on history.lds.org.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Reeder, Jennifer. “‘Fire In My Bones’: Women’s Stories on churchhistorianspress.org.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Tait, Lisa Olsen. “Takeaways from the Gospel Topics Essays.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Lund, Jennifer L. “‘We all must be crazy’: The Plight of a 19th-Century Mormon Missionary Wife.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Hales, Scott. “Women’s Stories in Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Rutherford, Taunalyn F. “‘For We Shall See Him as He Is’: Understanding Mormon Women in India.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. “Peter and Paul’s Paradoxical Passages on Women.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Riley, Sara. “‘Even as Moses’ Did’: The Use of the Exodus Narrative in Mosiah 11-18.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Wilcox, Bradley R. “‘Have You Been Saved By Grace?’ How Do We Respond?” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Densley, Steven T., Jr., and Geret Giles. “Barriers to Belief.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Stories of the Saints in the DR Congo.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Gee, John. “Selling Our Birthright for a Mess of Pottage: The Historical Authenticity of the Book of Abraham.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Spackman, Randall P. “Chronological Structure and Symbolism in the Small Plates of Nephi - Presentation Handout.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
McBride, Spencer W. “Joseph Smith in Van Buren’s White House: Lessons in Electoral Politics and Religious Freedom.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Miller, Wade E. “The Presence of Pre-Columbian Horses in America.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Lynch, John. “Strengthen Thy Brethren: Bolstering Those in Faith Crisis.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Pearson, Kevin W. “A Sacred and Imperative Duty.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Lindsay, Jeff. “‘Arise from the Dust’: Digging into a Vital Book of Mormon Theme.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Harper, Steven C. “Making Saints: A Look into the Writing of the New Church History.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Robinson, Jeffrey. “Thinking Differently About Same-Sex Attraction.” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Apologetics: What, Why and How?” Paper presented at the 2018 FairMormon Conference. August, 2018.

2019 FairMormon Conference

Roper, Matthew P., and Kirk Magleby. “Time Vindicates the Prophet.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Bradley, Don. “Joseph Smith’s First Vision as Endowment and Epitome of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (or Why I Came Back to the Church).” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Spackman, T. Benjamin. “A Paradoxical Preservation of Faith: LDS Creation Accounts and the Composite Nature of Revelation.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Hallstrom, Angela. “Women’s Voices in Saints Volume 2.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Kuehn, Elizabeth A. “The Lives and Letters of the Twelve Apostles and their Wives during the Second British Mission, 1839-1841.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Terry, Richard E. “The Dirt on the Ancient Inhabitants of Mesoamerica.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Rappleye, Jasmin Gimenez. “ScripturePlus: The Future of Scripture Study.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Bowen, Matthew L. “Laman and Nephi as Key-Words: An Etymological, Narratological, and Rhetorical Approach to Understanding Lamanites and Nephites as Religious, Political, and Cultural Descriptors.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Welch, John W., and Jeannie Welch. “Parables of Jesus Revealing the Plan of Salvation.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Godfrey, Matthew C. “Insights from the Joseph Smith Papers into John C. Bennett’s Dismissal from the Church.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
McBride, Matthew S. “Answering Historical Questions with Church History Topics.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Morris, Larry E. “The Eight Witnesses.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Krywult, René. “Fear Leads to the Dark Side: How to Navigate the Shallows of (Mis)Information.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Hafen, Bruce C., and Marie K. Hafen. “Faith is Not Blind.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Hales, Brian C. “Supernatural or Supernormal? Scrutinizing Secular Sources for the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Hales, Scott. “The Exodus and Beyond: A Preview of Saints, Volume 2: No Unhallowed Hand.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Christensen, Craig C. “Foundations of Our Faith.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Gordon, Scott. “CES Letter: Proof or Propaganda?” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Ulrich, Wendy. “Women, Men, and Priesthood Power.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Callister, Tad R. “A Case for the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.
Peterson, Daniel C. “‘Idle Tales’? The Witness of Women.” Paper presented at the 2019 FairMormon Conference. August, 2019.

2020 FairMormon Conference

Ashurst-McGee, Mark. “Joseph Smith’s ‘New Translation’ of the Bible, His Use of Adam Clarke’s Bible Commentary, and the Question of Plagiarism.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Barker, Tim. “Translating the Book of Abraham: The Answer Under Our Heads.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Black, Susan Easton. “Emma Smith: The Office of thy Calling.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Clark, Kim B. “Seeking Jesus Christ.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Dale, Bruce E., and Brian Dale. “Joseph Smith: The World’s Greatest Guesser – A Bayesian Statistical Analysis of Positive and Negative Correspondences Between the Book of Mormon and The Maya, 9th Edition.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Gee, John. “By the Numbers.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Griffin, Tyler J. “Latter-day Lessons from Alma 30: Recognizing and Combating Anti-Christ Teachings and Tactics.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Hales, Laura Harris. “Helen Mar Kimball’s Polygamy Story.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Hales, Scott. “Reflections on Saints: Ministering with the New Four-Volume History of the Church.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Halverson, Taylor. “The Covenant Path in the Bible and the Book of Mormon.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Hudson, Valerie. “The First Political Order and the Priesthood.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Inouye, Melissa Wei-Tsing. “Women in Global Church History.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Knaupp, Andrew, and Sal Velluto. “Pillar of Light: A Graphic Novel Adaptation of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Kuehn, Elizabeth A. “Insights from Joseph Smith’s Life in the Summer of 1842: Trials, Tenacity, and Gratitude.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Muehlstein, Kerry. “Egyptian Papers and the Translation of the Book of Abraham: What Careful Applications of the Evidence Can and Cannot Tell Us.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Perry, James. “When Doubts and Questions Arise: Church History and European Saints.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Book of Mormon Witnesses: Variety and Complexity.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Roach, Jennifer. “Private Bishop Interviews as Protective Factor: Why LDS Teens Benefit From a Few Moments Alone With Their Bishop.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Saltzgiver, Ryan W. “Without Regard for Race or Color: Global Perspectives on the 1978 Revelation on Priesthood.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Sweat, Anthony. “History and Art: Mediating the Rocky Relationship.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.
Thayne, Jeffrey. “The Apologetic Implications of the Truth Made Flesh.” Paper presented at the 2020 FairMormon Conference. August, 2020.

2021 Fair Conference

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Since Hugh Nibley: Remarkable New Findings on Enoch and the Gathering of Zion.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Ash, Michael R. “Rethinking Revelation and the Human Element in Scripture: The Prophet’s Role as Creative Co-Author.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Clark, Rebekah Ryan. “‘The Gospel of Equal Rights’: Latter-day Saint Suffragists, 1870-1920.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Dahle, Ryan. “Evidence Central.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Erekson, Keith A. “Real Vs. Rumor.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Fields, Paul J. “Book of Mormon Voices.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Gantt, Edwin E. “Agentic Sexuality: How a Latter-day Saint Perspective Can Rescue Humanity from the Tyranny of the Abstract.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Hales, Brian C. “Mind the Gap.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
LaCour, Tarik D. “Intro to Mormon Natural Theology.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Mackley, Jennifer Ann. “Discovering Church History: The Wilford Woodruff Papers Project.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Magleby, Kirk. “Unforgettable Hugh Nibley.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Mayfield, Steven L. “The Mormon Murders – The Hoffman Forgeries.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Nash, Brittany Chapman. “Let’s Talk About Polygamy.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Peterson, Daniel C. “The Book of Mormon Witnesses: Sincerity and Reality.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Reeder, Jennifer. “First: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Salmon, Douglas F. “‘We mean to elect him’: Electioneer Experiences during Joseph Smith’s 1844 presidential campaign.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Seariac, Hanna. “Handmaids of the Lord: The Ancient Function of Women in Temple Ordinances.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Smoot, Stephen O. “An Egyptian Context for the Book of Abraham.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Smoot, Stephen O. “Abraham and the Stranger at Sodom and Gomorrah: Reading the Bible and Navigating LGBT Identity.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Spackman, T. Benjamin. “Through a Glass, Less Darkly: The 20th Century History of Genesis and Evolution.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Thayne, Jeffrey. “Worldview Apologetics: Revealing the Waters in Which We Swim.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Trueman, Carl R. “The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.
Gee, John. “Lessons On Doing Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2021 FairMormon Conference. August, 2021.

2022 Fair Conference

Andrewsen, Brent. “Foundational to Our Faith: ‘The Family: A Proclamation to the World’” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Burgin, Barrett. “Five Pillars for a New Wave of Latter-day Saint Cinema.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Fallentine, Angela Peterson. “Why Marriage, Why Family? Introducing a New Framework for Deepening Public Understanding about the Role of the Family in Society.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Foster, Craig L. “What Under the Banner of Heaven Gets Wrong.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Galorath, Dan. “Decisions Determine Destiny, My Road to Christ.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Hedelius, Cassandra S. “Compassion and Evidence: The Wisdom of Church Guidelines for Transgender Individuals and Their Families.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Hoybjerg, Paul. “Respecting Human Dignity–Tools to Build Bridges and Celebrate Differences.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Jackson, Kent P. “Was Joseph Smith Influenced by Outside Sources in His Translation of the Bible?” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
LaCour, Tarik D. “Taking the Best Arguments for Atheism Seriously.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Lawrence, Gary. “How Comfortable Conversations About the Gift of Agency Lead to Interest in the Gospel.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Mansfield, Ty. “Loving Truth and Truly Loving: Mapping the Problems and Possibilities in the Latter-day Saint/LGBTQ+ Conversation.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
McBride, Matthew S. “The Life and Faith of William Paul Daniels: Reflections on Church Membership and Apologetics.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Muhlestein, Kerry. “Keys to Understanding Isaiah.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Peterson, Daniel C. “Reflections of a Latter-day Saint Movie Maker.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Rappleye, Neal. “Ishmael and Nahom in Ancient Inscriptions.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Rice, Carol. “Teaching and Communicating the Doctrine of the Family to the Rising Generation: The Power of Combining Scripture, Scholarship, and Storytelling.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Richardson, Jelaire, and Nathan Richardson. “Filling a Critical Needs-Gap for the Rising Generation: A New Family Proclamation Curriculum.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Spackman, T. Benjamin. “First Things, Faith, and Reading Scripture Literally: Why It Matters.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Thayne, Jeffrey. “Moral Intuitions and Persuasion: Exploring the Psychology of Conversion and Deconversion.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. “Restoring a Kingdom of Priests and Priestesses.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Woodworth, Jed L. “Saints: Volume 3, and the Problem of Doubt.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.
Young, Bruce W. “Living and Sharing the Essence of the Gospel in the DR-Congo.” Paper presented at the 2022 FairMormon Conference. August, 2022.

Bibliographies

Suggestions?

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Comments or suggestions:

    Describe unpublished material you would like to make available in our repository: *

    Enter URLs for existing material that is not yet in our bibliography: *

    Please prove you are human by selecting the Car.

    * Go here to see a list of entries in our bibliography where we don't have any online material.

    Pin It on Pinterest

    Share This