Mormon/Evangelical Dialogue

Description

This course explores the relationship between Mormonism and Evangelical Christianity with particular attention to the contemporary dynamics of this relationship. Key texts from both traditions will be examined in light of their comparative dimensions and cultural influence. Guest scholars will be invited to engage students from a variety of perspectives.

Key Themes

  • Contemporary Mormon/Evangelical Dialogues
  • Contested concepts of grace, Trinity, and the nature of God
  • Social cooperation in the public square
  • The religious dimensions of American politics
  • The fundamentalist challenge
  • Mormonism and evangelicalism in the 21st century