The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be the focus of several local events in the next few weeks.
This Sunday, Joanna Brooks, author of The Book of Mormon Girl: A Memoir of an American Faith, will be the featured guest on Things Not Seen. The show, hosted by CBU professor David Dault, airs at 11 a.m. Sundays on KWAM News Talk 990 AM and online at thingsnotseenradio.com.
Brooks regularly answers questions about the Latter Day Saints at her website, askmormongirl.com. Also on the show, Katy Scrogin reviews Speaking Christian: Why Christian Words Have Lost Their Meaning and Power — And How They Can Be Restored, by Marcus Borg.
Meanwhile, Mormon historian Matthew Bowman will be the featured speaker at a special event that begins at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, 4645 Walnut Grove Road. Bowman teaches at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and is author of ” The Mormon People.”
Also at Holy Communion, Bob McBride, Supervisor for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Public Affairs Council for Memphis and Little Rock, will discuss LDS issues at 9:15 a.m. Oct 7.