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Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Salt Lake

Exhibit until April 27 (This exhibit has already commenced and will continue until April 27, 2014) 

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2014 BYU Church History Symposium

"The World Wide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism.​" March 6–7, 2014

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The Dead Seas Scrolls and the Emergence of Early Christianity

Andrew Skinner, “The Dead Seas Scrolls and the Emergence of Early Christianity.” The Richard L. Evans Professor of Religious Understanding, Professor of Ancient Scripture and Ancient Near Eastern Stud...

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A Witness of the Restoration

Baptist minister Dr. Lynn Ridenhour addresses BYU's Religious Education faculty and recounts his conversion to the Book of Mormon and the Latter-day Restoration. How did this phenomenon occur? What is...

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BYU Easter Conference a Huge Success!

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2014 BYU Church History Symposium Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS 2014 BYU CHURCH HISTORY SYMPOSIUM "Mormonism as a Global Religion" Scheduled for March 6–7, 2014 This conference will explore the development, tensions, experiences, manifestations, an...

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George O. Wood, CEO of the Assemblies of God, to Speak Monday, Sept 16

George O. Wood, chief executive officer of Assemblies of God, will speak Monday, September 16, at noon in the Varsity Theatre in the Wilkinson Student Center (WSC).

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Richard D. Land to Speak

Faith, Family, Religious Freedom, and America Richard D. Land will speak Friday, September 6, at noon in room 3228 of the Wilkinson Student Center. 

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A Modern-Day Indiana Jones

Gath goes beyond Goliath Proessor Jeffrey Chadwick of Brigham Young University, who supervises the excavation of Area F of Gath’s upper city, has recently found evidence that for some decades after Ha...

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RSC Book and New Exhibit at Museum to Feature President Packer's Art

​Before construction began on the Monte L. Bean Museum, the Packer family commissioned the Religious Studies Center (RSC) at BYU to publish a book featuring President Packer's lifelong work as an amat...

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Book of Mormon Classes Undergo Changes

Reprinted from an article by Jason Brown in The Universe, July 1, 2013.  Returned missionaries and non-returned missionaries will no longer have to be in separate sections for Book of Mormon classes....

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New Dean Appointed to Head BYU Religious Education

Brent L. Top was appointed dean of Religious Education. Dr. Top was serving as the chair of the Department of Church History and Doctrine.

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