Initiatives, Scholarship, and Videos
Leaders: Rabbi Mark Diamond and Dr. Steven Windmueller (Jewish); Dr. Shon Hopkin and Dr. Andy Reed (Latter-day Saints)
Leaders: Dr. Keith Wilson and Dr. Casey Griffiths (Latter-day Saints); Andrew Bolton (Community of Christ)
Leaders: Dr. Keith Wilson and Richard Moore (Latter-day Saints); Patrick and James McKay (Restoration Branches)
Frequency: Annual [March]
Leaders: Rev. Greg Johnson and Dr. Telford Work (Evangelical); Dr. J.B. Haws, Dr. Shon Hopkin, and Dr. Mauro Properzi (Latter-day Saints).
Universities represented: Westmont College, Biola University, Azusa Pacific University, Brigham Young University
The Living Reformation: 500 Years of Martin Luther - Conference
Life Beyond the Grave: Christian Interfaith Perspectives - Conference
Life Beyond the Grave: Christian Interfaith Perspectives
By What Authority: The Vital Questions of Religious Authority in Christianity - Conference
By What Authority? The Vital Questions of Religious Authority in Christianity
2020 Stations of the Cross Videos
Interfaith Youth Core "Courageous Pluralism" Project Videos
1) BYU STUDENTS OF OTHER FAITHS: "WHAT IS ONE BELIEF OR PRACTICE FROM YOUR OWN RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND THAT YOU WISH BYU STUDENTS APPRECIATED MORE?"
3) BYU Students of other faiths: "What is one Latter-day Saint practice, attribute, or belief that you have learned or seen at BYU and have really appreciated?"
2) Latter-day Saint students: "What is one belief or practice from another religion that has blessed your life or that you have appreciated?"
4) BYU Students of other faiths: "How has being a religious minority at BYU encouraged your spirituality and/or loyalty to your religious tradition?"
Understanding Covenants and Communities (Religious Studies Center, 2020); JEWISH - LATTER-DAY SAINTS DIALOGUE
Fellows' Publications/Presentations on Interfaith Dialogue
An analysis of LDS perspectives on other religions (theology of religions), particularly from a European point of view
"The Religious 'Other': Reflecting upon Mormon Perceptions" - International Journal of Mormon Studies (2010)
A personal exploration of the philosophy of Martin Buber in the context of interfaith dialogue
"Looking for Balance between Identity and Encounter: Buber's Relations and Interreligious Dialogue" - Journal of Ecumenical Studies (2011)
An argument for the value of interfaith literacy for Latter-day Saints and an outline of false obstacles that prevent it
"Learning about Other Religions: False Obstacles and Rich Opportunities" - Religious Educator (2015)
A statistical analysis on the effects of a World Religions course over the faith of students at Brigham Young University
"Toward Theological Inclusivism: The Effects of a World Religions Course in a Mormon University" - Journal of Research on Christian Education (2017)
A discussion on balancing commitment to one's LDS faith with openness to other faiths
"Balancing Religious Tensions" - LDS Perspectives Podcast
A survey-based study showing that instructors who highlight the compatibility of religion and evolution facilitate greater acceptance of evolution among religious students
"Using a Reconciliation Module Leads to Large Gains in Evolution Acceptance" - Life Sciences Education (2019)
An exploration of the rise of a new Restoration faith, created in direct dialogue with its leaders and membership
“A Renewal of the Faith: The Origins and Progress of the Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” - Journal of Mormon History (2018)
An account of a visit to Eskdale, home to a unique Restoration faith, The House of Aaron, and its experiments with consecration
“A Sojourn Among the Children of Aaron” - Journal of Mormon History (2018)
A review of "Catholic and Mormon: A Theological Conversation" by Stephen Webb & Alonzo Gaskill (Oxford University Press, 2015)
Catholic and Mormon: a Theological Conversation (Book review) - BYU Studies (2017)