Joseph Smith and the Prophetic Tradition

A Comparative Inquiry

 

Claremont Graduate University

20-21 October 2005

 

Thursday, October 20

Seely G. Mudd Theatre

Claremont School of Theology

1325 N. College Ave, Claremont

 

 

Opening Address:

7:30 pm

“The Making of a Prophet”

Richard Bushman, Columbia University

 

 

 

Friday, October 21*

Edwards Humanities Building

Scripps College

981 N. Amherst Ave, Claremont

 

 

Morning Session 

Karen Jo Torjesen, Moderator

9:00 am - noon

“The Making of a Prophet:

Revelation and Scripture”

 

 

Welcome and Introduction

9:00 am

Karen Jo Torjesen

Claremont Graduate University

 

 

 

Presenters:

9:15am

Richard Bushman

Columbia University

(Joseph Smith)

10 min

 

 

Carl Ernst

University of North Carolina

(Mohammed)

30 min

 

 

Rennie Schoepflin

La Sierra University

(Ellen G. White)

30 min

 

 

Break

10:35 am

 

 

Discussion

11:00 am

 

 

Slide Presentation:

“Seeing Joseph Smith:

12-12:30 pm

Visual Images of the Prophet”

Robert Rees

Institute of HeartMath

 

 

 

Lunch

12:30-2:00 pm

 

 

Afternoon Session 

Ann Taves, Moderator

2:00 – 5:30 pm

“Prophecy, Canonization and

Institutional Authority”

 

 

Presenters:

2:00 pm

Jan Shipps

Indiana University-Purdue University

(Mormonism)

 

 

Grant Wacker

Duke University Divinity School

(Evangelicalism)

 

 

David Carpenter

St. Joseph’s University

(Catholicism)

 

 

Break

3:45 pm

 

 

Discussion

4:00 pm

 

 

Conclusion:

5:15 pm

“The Prophetic Voice”

Robert Millet

Brigham Young University

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