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Anthony Sweat

Department Chair
Church History and Doctrine

365B JSB
Provo, UT 84602


Anthony R. Sweat received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Utah and his MEd and PhD in curriculum and instruction 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. His research centers on factors that influence effective religious education. As a practicing artist, his paintings center on previously underrepresented, important aspects of Church history to promote visual learning. 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.

Research Interests

Religious education pedagogy
Latter-day Saint history and doctrine
Latter-day Saint temple worship
Latter-day Saint art

Teaching Interests

Foundations of the Restoration (Religion C-225)
The Doctrine and Covenants (Religion C-393R, 324 and 325)


  • Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership , Utah State University (2011)

Courses Taught


Kenneth Lowell Alford Anthony R Sweat
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John L Hilton Anthony R Sweat Tyler J Griffin
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