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Element, the journal of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology, provides a forum for philosophical and theological reflection related to the beliefs and practices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In keeping with the purpose of the Society, the journal takes seriously both the commitments of faith and the standards of scholarship, encouraging academically productive dialogue between various theoretical perspectives both within and beyond the Latter-day Saint community.

Element is distributed to members of the Society who also have online access to all articles. Institutions may subscribe by contacting the Secretary.

Submissions to Element should be sent as attachments via email to in Microsoft Word format. An abstract of no more than 150 words should accompany each submission, along with full contact information, including name, title, institution, phone numbers, email and mailing addresses. All articles will be subject to blind review and editorial modification.

Free articles, as well as details on the contents of past issues, can be found here.

Greg Kofford Books has published a collection of papers from our first conference in a volume titled Discourses in Mormon Theology: Philosophical and Theological Possibilities, edited by James M. McLachlan and Loyd Ericson.

Details on the contents of the book can be found here.
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