Miller Eccles Study Group – Texas Edition: The Mundane and the Sublime in Mormon Art

[A]ll good things…come by grace and grace comes by art and art does not come easy. – Norman Maclean[1] This last Sunday, the teacher in Elders Quorum relayed some experiences he’d had building temples for the Church. He explained that … Continue reading

A Conversation with Richard Bushman on the History and Significance of the BYU Summer Seminars

INTRODUCTION A couple summers ago, I romped through the Utah archives for six weeks as part of a research seminar on the cultural history of the Book of Mormon plates at BYU. This six-week archival adventure ended up being one … Continue reading