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Anthony R. Sweat

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Department: Church History

Title: Associate Teaching Professor

Office: 365B JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-2172

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Bio: Anthony R. Sweat grew up in West Valley City, Utah, and served as a missionary in the Bolivia La Paz Mission. He received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Utah (1999), an MEd (2005), and a PhD in curriculum and instruction (2011) from Utah State University. Before joining the religion faculty at BYU, he worked for thirteen years with Seminaries and Institutes of Religion. Dr. Sweat is the author of several books and articles related to the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He centers his research on factors that influence effective religious education. As a practicing artist, his paintings center on previously undepicted, important aspects of Church history to promote visual learning. His outside interests include basketball, triathlon, and painting. Anthony and his wife, Cindy, are the parents of seven children and reside in Springville, Utah.   

Courses Taught: Foundations of the Restoration (REL C-225); Doctrine and Covenants (REL C-324 and 325)

Areas of Expertise: Religious Education pedagogy; curriculum and instruction; Latter-day Saint art; Latter-day Saint teachings