Mosiah 4 Seminar – Conference Program

The Fifth Annual Summer Seminar on Mormon Theology
“Are We Not All Beggars? Reading Mosiah 4”
Cittadella Ospitalità, Assisi, Italy
June 30, 2018

Sponsored by the Mormon Theology Seminar
in partnership with
The Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies,
The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship,
and the Wheatley Institution

9:00–9:15, James Faulconer, Opening Remarks

9:15–9:45, Patrick Mason, “King Benjamin’s Statebuilding Project and the Limits of Statist Religion”

9:45–10:15, Rosalynde Welch, “Awakened to Nothingness: Encounter, Exchange, and Salvation in Mosiah 3 and 4”

10:15-10:45, Jared Hickman, “King Benjamin and the Swerve to a Theology of Second Creation”

10:45-11:00, Break

11:00–11:30, Adam Miller, “Great Cause to Repent: Causes and Conditions in Mosiah 4”

11:30-12:00, Brandie Siegfried, “Benjamin’s People and The Tidings that Dust Brings”

12:00-12:30, Christy Spackman, “The Substantial Insubstantiality of Grace in Mosiah 4”

12:30–2:00 Lunch

2:00–2:30, Joseph Spencer, ”The King and His Poor”

2:30–3:00, Diana Brown, “Submission and Surplus: The Invisible Religious Logic of the Poor”