"An Evening With D. Michael Quinn's Three Most Controversial Books" featuring a discussion with scholars Ben Park, Katie Ludlow Rich and Blaire Ostler
Sep 25, 2021, 6:00 pm
Join us for an evening with D. Michael Quinn's three most controversial books, featuring a discussion with scholars Ben Park and Katie Ludlow Rich.
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Dennis Michael Quinn (March 26, 1944 – April 21, 2021) was an American historian who focused on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He was a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1976 until he resigned in 1988. At the time, his work concerned church involvement with plural marriage after the 1890 Manifesto, when new polygamous marriages were officially prohibited. He was excommunicated from the church as one of the September Six and afterwards was openly gay. Quinn nevertheless identified as a Latter-day Saint and continued to believe in many LDS teachings, though he did not actively practice the faith.
He's most known for his works Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, The Mormon Hierarchy, and Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example.
This program is made possible with support from Utah Humanities and the Sunstone Education Foundation.
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