Mormon Studies

Apologetics as Theological Praxis

 Payne, Seth. “Apologetics as Theological Praxis.” In Perspectives on Mormon Theology: Apologetics, edited by Blair G. Van Dyke and Loyd Isao Ericson. Perspectives on Mormon Theology. Draper, UT: Greg Kofford Books, 2017.

Mormonism and Same-Sex Marriage, Theological Underpinnings and New Perspectives

Payne, Seth R. “Mormonism and Same-Sex Marriage: Theological Underpinnings and New Perspectives.” Journal of Catholic Legal Studies 51, no. 1 (2013): 41-53.

Ex-Mormon Narratives and Pastoral Apologetics – Dialogue Journal

Payne, Seth. “Ex-Mormon Narratives and Pastoral Apologetics.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 46, no. 4 (2013): 85-121.

The following essays where written while I was a graduate student.  They are a bit dated and may not represent my current thinking.

Blacks and the Priesthood

Election Theology and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows

Orthodox History

Alma and Anselm