The FAIR conference is an exciting time to hear about the latest gospel scholarship on a host of topics. This year, FAIR will be hosting Carl Trueman, an evangelical scholar, and the author of the book The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution. Dr. Trueman is a well-known scholar and a prolific author. This is the first time he has spoken to a Latter-day Saint Audience.
Talks will be on Hugh Nibley, Book of Mormon evidences, LGBTQ issues, polygamy, The “Mormon Murders”, women in the temple, Mormon Natural Theology, Latter-day Saint Suffragists, Joseph Smith, Emma Smith, Wilford Woodruff, and more.
Speakers include Dan Peterson, Brian Hales, Mike Ash, Jenny Reeder, Ed Gantt, Brittany Chapman Nash, Tarik LaCour, Hanna Seariac, Carl Trueman and more.
The tentative program is as follows:
|Wednesday, August 4|
|Kirk Magelby||Unforgettable Hugh Nibley|
|Ryan Dahle||Evidence Central|
|Paul Fields||Book of Mormon Voices|
|Brittany Chapman Nash||Let’s Talk About Polygamy|
|Jeff Bradshaw||“Since Hugh Nibley: Remarkable New Findings on Enoch and the Gathering of Zion”|
|Hanna Seariac||Handmaids of the Lord: The ancient function of woman in temple ordinances|
|Tarik D. LaCour||Intro to Mormon Natural Theology|
|Thursday, August 5|
|Ed Gantt||Agentic Sexuality: How a Latter-day Saint Perspective can Rescue Humanity from the Tyranny of the Abstract.|
|Jeffrey Thayne||Faith Crisis as a Result of Proselytism into Competing Worldviews|
|Carl Trueman||The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution|
|Stephen Smoot||Abraham and the Stranger at Sodom and Gomorrah: Reading the Bible and Navigating LGBT Identity|
|Rebekah Clark||“The Gospel of Equal Rights”: Latter-day Saint Suffragists, 1870-1920|
|Derek Sainsbury||Joseph Smith & Politics|
|Jennifer Ann Mackley||Wilford Woodruff Papers Project|
|Friday, August 6|
|Steven Mayfield||The Mormon Murders – the Hoffman Forgeries|
|Jenny Reeder||First: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith|
|Mike Ash||Rethinking Revelation and the Human Element in Scripture: The Prophet’s Role as Creative Co-Author|
|Keith A. Erekson||Real Vs. Rumor|
|Ben Spackman||Through a Glass, Less Darkly: The 20th Century History of Genesis and Evolution|
|Brian Hales||The Author Gap|
|Dan Peterson||The Book of Mormon Witnesses|
Go to 2021 FAIR Conference – FAIR (fairlatterdaysaints.org) for more information and to register.
You can join the conference live in-person or live online!