2017 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

 

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Time

JSB Auditorium

6:30 p.m.

Keynote Address: Elder Spencer J. Condie: I Will Write My Law in Their Hearts,
Emeritus General Authority

Time

JSB Auditorium

206 MARB

207 MARB

221 MARB

7:30 p.m.

The Lord God Which Gathereth the Outcasts

Daniel Belnap

Ancient Scripture

BYU

The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament Gospels

Nicholas J. Frederick

Ancient Scripture

BYU

Ominous Onomastics: Symbolic Naming and Paronomasia in Old Testament Prophecy

Matthew L. Bowen

Religious Education

BYU-Hawaii

 

8:30 p.m.

Sitting Enthroned

Jennifer C. Lane
Religious Education
BYU-Hawaii

Old Wine in New Bottles: Exploring the Use of the Old Testament In the Doctrine and Covenants

Nicholas J. Frederick
Ancient Scripture, BYU

"One Like the Son of Man Came with the Clouds of Heaven." The Context and Influence of the Son of Man Prophecy in Daniel 7

Jared W. Ludlow
Ancient Scripture, BYU

 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Time

JSB Auditorium

206 MARB

207 MARB

221 MARB

9:00

a.m.

From King Ahaz's Sign to Christ Jesus: The "Fulfillment" of Isaiah 7:14

Jason R. Combs

Visiting Professor, Ancient Scripture, BYU 

The Stem of Salvation and the Rod of Restoration: Understanding the Exegetical Choices of Latter-day Saints in Relationship to Isaiah 11:1

Jared A. Jepson

S&I, Utah, Visiting Instructor, Ancient Scripture, BYU

The Prophets' Remnant Theology: A Latter-day Saint Perspective                           

Joseph M. Spencer

Visiting Professor, Ancient Scripture, BYU 

 

10:00

a.m.

"Precept upon Precept, Line upon Line". An Approach to Understanding Isaiah 28:7-13

Terry B. Ball

Ancient Scripture, BYU 

I Have a Key by Which I Understand - Using Context to Unlock the Old Testament Library

Ben Spackman

PhD Student, Claremont Graduate University 

Understanding Micah's Lament for Judah (Micah 1:10-16) through Text, Archaeology, and Geography

George A. Pierce

Ancient Scripture, BYU 

For Their Prophet and Learning: Prophecy as a Contextualization of Exile and Restoration in the Old Testament Prophets

Joshua M. Matson

PhD Student, Florida State University 

11:00

a.m.

 

Obadiah 1:21: Context, Text, Interpretation, and Application

Dana M. Pike

Chair, Ancient Scripture, BYU 

"Oh Lord God, Forgive!". Prophetic Intercession in Amos                                            

Joshua M. Sears

PhD Student, University of Texas at Austin

Divination vs. Revelation: Divine Communication Under the Mosaic Law                                            

Krystal V. L. Pierce

Adjunct, Ancient Scripture, BYU

 

 

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