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 MagelbyUnforgettable Hugh Nibley
Ryan DahleEvidence Central
Paul FieldsBook of Mormon Voices
Brittany Chapman NashLet’s Talk About Polygamy
Jeff Bradshaw“Since Hugh Nibley: Remarkable New Findings on Enoch and the Gathering of Zion”
Hanna SeariacHandmaids of the Lord: The ancient function of woman in temple ordinances
Tarik D. LaCourIntro to Mormon Natural Theology
Thursday, August 5 
Ed GanttAgentic Sexuality: How a Latter-day Saint Perspective can Rescue Humanity from the Tyranny of the Abstract.
Jeffrey ThayneFaith Crisis as a Result of Proselytism into Competing Worldviews
Carl TruemanThe Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution
Stephen SmootAbraham 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 SainsburyJoseph Smith & Politics
Jennifer Ann MackleyWilford Woodruff Papers Project
Friday, August 6 
Steven MayfieldThe Mormon Murders – the Hoffman Forgeries
Jenny ReederFirst: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith
Mike AshRethinking Revelation and the Human Element in Scripture: The Prophet’s Role as Creative Co-Author
Keith A. EreksonReal Vs. Rumor
Ben SpackmanThrough a Glass, Less Darkly: The 20th Century History of Genesis and Evolution
Brian HalesThe Author Gap
Dan PetersonThe Book of Mormon Witnesses

Go to 2021 FAIR Conference – FAIR ( for more information and to register.

You can join the conference live in-person or live online!