Person Interviewed: Newell Bringhurst

More about Polygamy: Bennett, Bushman, & Compton

We’re continuing our discussions with Dr. Newell Bringhurst.  In our next conversation, we’ll continue to talk about polygamy.  We’ll talk about Todd Compton’s book, In Sacred Loneliness, a biography of Joseph Smith’s plural wives. Newell: 

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Bringhurst’s Approach to Controversy

We’re continuing our discussions with Dr. Newell Bringhurst.  We’ve talked about the controversial topics of blacks and the priesthood, as well as Fawn Brodie, and we’re going to continue to talk about controversial topics with

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Bringhurst on Bushman-Brodie

Who has written the best biography of Joseph Smith?  The two most prominent authors are Fawn Brodie and Richard Bushman.  Dr. Newell Bringhurst weighs in on the Bushman-Brodie issue and talks strengths and weaknesses of

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Walker Lewis: Faithful Black Elder

We’re winding down our Black History Month conversations with Dr. Newell Bringhurst.  In our next conversation, we’ll talk about Walker Lewis, a black elder in Boston, Massachusetts.  In fact Wilford Woodruff once described this faithful

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How Lester Bush Debunked the Missouri Thesis

We’re continuing our conversation with Dr. Newell Bringhurst.  We will continue where we left off and explain in more detail the Missouri Thesis. Newell:  The Missouri Thesis is the argument that the origins of black

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