CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE

ROB​​ERT L. MILLET

 

Professor Emeritus of Ancient Scripture

 

316M JOSEPH SMITH BUILDING

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY

PROVO, UTAH 84602

Phone: (801) 422-7042

E-mail: robert_millet@byu.edu

Personal Data

Date of Birth: December 30, 1947

Place of Birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Married: Shauna Sizemore (1971); six children

Education

PhD, Florida State University (April 1983) in religious studies and psychology

MS, Brigham Young University (April 1973) in psychology and religion

BS, Brigham Young University (May 1971) in psychology

Professional Experience

Professor of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University, September 1993–January 2014

Associate Professor of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University, September 1987–August 1993

Assistant Professor of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University, June 1983–August 1987

Teaching Support Consultant, LDS Church Educational System, Southern States Area, July 1982–June 1983

Instructor in Religion, Florida State University Department of Religion, 1980–81

Director of the Institute of Religion, LDS Church Educational System, Florida State University, August 1977–June 1982

Seminary Instructor, LDS Church Educational System, Salt Lake City, 1975–77

Marriage and Family Therapist, LDS Social Services, Idaho Agency, October 1973–August 1975

Positions or Assignments

Coordinator of Office of Religious Outreach, Brigham Young University, July 2014–

Member of the Advisory Board of BYU Studies, June 2014–

Abraham O. Smoot University Professor, August 2008–2014

Richard L. Evans Professor of Religious Understanding, March 2001–August 2005

Dean of Religious Education, BYU, January 1991–September 2000

Board of Directors, Deseret Book Company, October 1996–March 2009

Member of the Jerusalem Academic Coordinating Committee, January 1991–September 2000

Member of the Advisory Board of Brigham Young University Studies, February 1992–May 1994

Chair, Department of Ancient Scripture, BYU, April 1988 to January 1991

Member, University Rank Advancement Council, September 1987–August 1991

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Religion

Society of Biblical Literature

Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists

Mormon History Association

Phi Kappa Phi

Kappa Omicron Nu

Publications and Writings

Books

Magnifying Priesthood Power (Bountiful, UT: Horizon Publishers, 1974; rev. ed., 1989).

Studies in Scripture, vol. 1: The Doctrine and Covenants (Sandy, UT: Randall Book Co., 1984). Coedited with Kent P. Jackson.

Studies in Scripture, vol. 2: The Pearl of Great Price (Sandy, UT: Randall Book Co., 1985). Coedited with Kent P. Jackson.

The Joseph Smith Translation: The Restoration of Plain and Precious Things (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1985). Coedited with Monte S. Nyman.

Sustaining and Defending the Faith (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1985). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

Studies in Scripture, vol. 3: The Old Testament. Genesis to 2 Kings (Sandy, UT: Randall Book, 1986). Coedited with Kent P. Jackson.

The Life Beyond (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1986). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

Studies in Scripture, vol. 5: The Gospels (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book  1986). Coedited with Kent P. Jackson.

Studies in Scripture, vol. 6: Acts to Revelation (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1987), Edited.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. 1: First and Second Nephi (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1987). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

To Be Learned Is Good If . . .” (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1987). Edited.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. 2: Jacob through Mosiah (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1988). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

In His Holy Name (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1988). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

The Capstone of Our Religion: Insights into the Doctrine and Covenants (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1989). Coedited with Larry E. Dahl.

By Grace Are We Saved (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1989).

Joseph Smith: Selected Sermons and Writings. Volume in the Sources of American Spirituality Series (Mahweh, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 1989).

The Holy Ghost (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1989). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

The Man Adam (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1990). Coedited with Joseph F. McConkie.

Life in Christ: Discovering the Transforming Power of the Savior (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1990).

Leben Im Jenseits (LDS Books, Schubert & Roth OHG, Bad Reichenhall, 1990). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

An Eye Single to the Glory of God: Reflections on the Cost of Discipleship (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991).

Per Mensch Adam (LDS Books, Schubert & Roth OHG, Bad Reichenhall, 1991). Coedited with Joseph F. McConkie.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. 3: Alma through Helaman (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1991). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

El Espiritu Santo (Buenos Aires: Deseret Sudamerica, 1991). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

Adan: El Hombre (Buenos Aires: Deseret Sudamerica, 1991). Coedited with Joseph F. McConkie.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon. Vol. 4: Third Nephi through Moroni (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1992). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie and Brent L. Top.

Steadfast and Immovable: Striving for Spiritual Maturity (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1992).

Our Destiny: The Call and Election of the House of Israel (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1993). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

The Power of the Word: Saving Doctrines from the Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994).

Christ-Centered Living (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1994).

Within Reach (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1995).

Plain and Precious Truths Restored: The Doctrinal and Historical Significance of the Joseph Smith Translation (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1995). Coedited with Robert J. Matthews.

When a Child Wanders (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1996).

Joseph Smith: The Choice Seer (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1996). Coauthored with Joseph F. McConkie.

Alive in Christ: The Miracle of Spiritual Rebirth (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1997).

The Mormon Faith: A New Look at Christianity (Salt Lake City: Shadow Mountain, 1998.)

Latter-day Christianity: Ten Basic Issues (Provo, UT: FARMS and Religious Studies Center, 1998). Coedited with Noel B. Reynolds.

Life After Death (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999).

C. S. Lewis. The Man and His Message: A Latter-day Saint Perspective (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1999). Coedited with Andrew C. Skinner.

Parables and Other Teaching Stories (Salt Lake City: Shadow Mountain, 1999). Text by Robert L. Millet, artwork by James C. Christensen.

Selected Writings of Robert L. Millet (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000).

More Holiness Give Me (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2001).

Lost and Found: Reflections on the Prodigal Son (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2001).

“I Will Fear No Evil”: How the Lord Sustains Us in Perilous Times (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 2002).

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee: Daily Reflections on the New Testament (Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2002). Coauthored with Lloyd D. Newell.

Grace Works (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003).

“And When Ye Shall Receive These Things”: Daily Reflections on the Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003). Coauthored with Lloyd D. Newell.

Getting at the Truth: Responding to Difficult Questions about LDS Beliefs (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2004).

“Draw Near Unto Me”: Daily Reflections on the Doctrine and Covenants (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2004). Coauthored with Lloyd D. Newell.

A Different Jesus? The Christ of the Latter-day Saints (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005).

Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2005). Coedited with Roger R. Keller.

Are We There Yet? (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005).

A Lamp Unto My Feet: Daily Reflections on the Old Testament (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005). Coauthored with Lloyd D. Newell.

Men of Valor: The Powerful Impact of a Righteous Man (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2007).

The Vision of Mormonism: Pressing the Boundaries of Christianity (St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House, 2007).

Claiming Christ: A Mormon-Evangelical Debate (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2007). Coauthored with Gerald R. McDermott.

What Happened to the Cross? Distinctive LDS Teachings (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2007).

Bridging the Divide: The Continuing Conversation Between a Mormon and an Evangelical (Rhinebeck, New York: Monkfish Publishers, 2007). Coauthored with Gregory C. V. Johnson.

Holding Fast: Dealing with Doubt in the Last Days (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2008).

Men of Influence: The Power of the Priesthood to Lift the World (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009).

Talking with God: Divine Conversations That Transform Daily Life (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010).

Modern Mormonism: Myths and Realities (Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2010).

By What Authority? The Vital Place of Religious Authority in Christianity (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2010). Edited.

Making Sense of the Book of Revelation (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011).

LDS Beliefs: A Doctrinal Reference (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011). Coauthored with Camille Fronk Olson, Andrew C. Skinner, and Brent L. Top.

Lehi’s Dream (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011). Artwork by James C. Christensen.

No Weapon Shall Prosper: New Light on Sensitive Issues (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011). Edited.

Coming to Know Christ (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012).

Living in the Eleventh Hour (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014).

Restored and Restoring: The Unfolding Drama of the Restoration (Salt Lake City: Eborn Books, 2014).

Living in the Millennium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014).

Men of Covenant: Oaths, Covenants, and Transcendent Promises (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2015).

Talking Doctrine: Mormons and Evangelicals in Conversation (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015). Coedited with Richard J. Mouw.

Mormonism: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: Bloomsbury, 2015). Coauthored with Shon D. Hopkin.

Joseph Smith: A Doctrinal Biography (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2016).

Articles and Book Chapters

“How the Bible Came to Be: Formation, Preservation, and Inspiration,” Third Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators’ Symposium—Old Testament (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1979), 234–42.

“The Birth of the Messiah: A Closer Look at the Infancy Narrative of Matthew,” in Fourth Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators’ Symposium—New Testament (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980), 138–41.

“The Gospel and Psychotherapy: A Mormon Counselor’s Dilemma,” Journal of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists. Vol. 7, no. 2 (April 1981): 11–14, 35. Coauthored with Charles H. Madsen Jr.

“Joseph Smith’s Eternalism: Foundations for a System of Psychotherapy,” Journal of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists. Vol. 7, no. 4 (October 1981): 16–24. Coauthored with Charles H. Madsen Jr.

“The Vision of the Redemption of the Dead,” in Hearken, O Ye People. The 1984 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Sandy, UT: Randall Book, 1984), 251–69.

“Walking in Newness of Life: The Epistle of Paul to the Romans,” Eighth Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators’ Symposium—New Testament (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1984), 40–43.

“Joseph Smith’s Translation of the Bible and the Doctrine and Covenants,” in Studies in Scripture, 1:132–43.

“A Revelation on Priesthood,” in Studies in Scripture, 1:309–25.

“Heavenly Manifestations in the Kirtland Temple,” in Studies in Scripture, 1:417–31. Coauthored with Milton V. Backman Jr.

“A New and Everlasting Covenant,” in Studies in Scripture, 1:512–25.

“Salvation Beyond the Grave,” in Studies in Scripture, 1:549–63.

“A Small Book That Spans Eternity,” in Studies in Scripture, 2:3–9.

“Enoch and His City,” in Studies in Scripture, 2:131–44.

“Joseph Smith’s Translation of the Bible: A Historical Overview,” in The Joseph Smith Translation, 23–49.

“The JST and the Synoptic Gospels: Literary Style,” in The Joseph Smith Translation, 147–62.

“Looking Beyond the Mark: Insights from the JST into First Century Judaism,” in The Joseph Smith Translation, 201–14.

“Beyond the Veil: Two Latter-day Visions,” Ensign, October 1985, 9–13.

“Joseph Smith’s Translation of the Bible and the Synoptic Problem,” John Whitmer Historical Association Journal 5 (1985): 41–46.

“Joseph Smith and the Gospel of Matthew,” Brigham Young University Studies 25, no. 3 (Summer 1985): 67–84.

“As Delivered from the Beginning: The Formation of the Canonical Gospels,” Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints, ed. C. Wilfred Griggs (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1986), 199–213.

“Abinadi’s Messianic Sermon,” Tenth Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators’ Symposium—Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1986), 97–103.

“The Brass Plates: An Inspired and Expanded Version of the Old Testament,” in The Old Testament and the Latter-day Saints. Proceedings of the 1986 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Sandy, UT: Randall Book, 1986), 409–37.

“The Testimony of Matthew,” in Studies in Scripture, 5:38–60.

“The Birth and Childhood of the Messiah,” in Studies in Scripture, 5:140–59.

“Treading the Winepress Alone,” in Studies in Scripture, 5:430–39.

“Joseph Smith and the New Testament,” Ensign, December 1986, 28–34.

“The Saga of the New Testament Church,” in Studies in Scripture, 6:1–11.

“The Just Shall Live by Faith,” in Studies in Scripture, 6:45–56.

“Looking Beyond the Mark: Why Many Did Not Accept the Messiah,” Ensign, July 1987, 60–64.

I HAVE A QUESTION, “Was baptism for the dead a non-Christian practice in New Testament times (see 1 Cor. 15:29), or was it a practice of the Church of Jesus Christ, as it is today?” Ensign, July 1987, 60–64.

“Nephi on the Destiny of Israel,” in Studies in Scripture, vol. 7: 1 Nephi to Alma 29, ed. Kent P. Jackson (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1987), 73–85.

“Redemption through the Holy Messiah,” in Studies in Scripture, 7:115–30.

“How Should Our Story Be Told?,” in “To Be Learned Is Good If . . .”, 1–8.

“Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and the Nature of God,” in “To Be Learned Is Good If . . . ”, 59–76.

“Biblical Criticism and the Four Gospels: A Critical Look,” in To Be Learned Is Good I f. . . ,” 187–204.

“The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ,” Ensign, January 1988, 26–29.

“Joseph Smith’s Translation of the Bible: Impact on Mormon Theology” Religious Studies and Theology, 7, no. 1 (February 1988): 43–53.

“The Ministry of the Father and the Son,” in The Book of Mormon: The Keystone Scripture, ed. Paul R. Cheesman (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1988), 44–72.

“Another Testament of Jesus Christ,” in The Book of Mormon: First Nephi, The Doctrinal Foundation, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1988), 161–75.

“The Path of Repentance,” in Studies in Scripture, vol. 8: Alma 30 to Moroni, ed. Kent P. Jackson (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1988), 48–55.

“Justice, Mercy, and the Life Beyond,” in Studies in Scripture, 8:56–68.

“Learning the Spirit of Revelation,” in The Capstone of Our Religion: Insights into the Doctrine and Covenants, 41–62.

“A New and Everlasting Covenant of Marriage,” in The Capstone of Our Religion: Doctrinal Themes from the Doctrine and Covenants, 163–82.

“Latter-day Insights into the Life Beyond,” in The Capstone of Our Religion: Doctrinal Themes from the Doctrine and Covenants, 197–215.

“The Influence of the Brass Plates on the Teachings in Second Nephi,” in The Book of Mormon: Second Nephi, The Doctrinal Structure, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1989), 207–25.

“Quest for the City of God: The Doctrine of Zion in Modern Revelation,” in Doctrines for Exaltation, 1989 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on the Doctrine and Covenants (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1989), 169–85.

“Joseph Smith and Modern Mormonism: Orthodoxy, Neo-Orthodoxy, Tension, and Tradition,” Brigham Young University Studies 29, no. 3 (Summer 1989): 49–68.

“Adam in Eden: The Creation,” in The Man Adam, 11–24.

“Adam: A Latter-day Saint Perspective,” in The Man Adam, 189–93.

“The Supreme Power Over All Things: The Doctrine of the Godhead in the Lectures on Faith,” in The Lectures on Faith in Historical Perspective, ed. Larry E. Dahl and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1990), 221–40.

“Sherem the Anti-Christ,” The Book of Mormon: Jacob through Words of Mormon, To Learn with Joy, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1990), 175–91.

“The House of Israel: From Everlasting to Everlasting,” in A Witness of Jesus Christ, 1989 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on the Old Testament (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1990), 178–99.

“The Gathering of Israel in the Book of Mormon: A Consistent Pattern,” in Rediscovering the Book of Mormon, ed. John L. Sorenson and Melvin J. Thorne (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1991), 186–96.

“The Natural Man: An Enemy to God,” in The Book of Mormon: The Book of Mosiah, Salvation Only through Christ, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1991), 139–59.

“Jesus Christ: Overview,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 5 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1992), 2:724–26.

“Jesus Christ, Fatherhood and Sonship of,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism. 2:739–40.

“Alma II,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1:33–35.

“Putting Off the Natural Man, An Enemy to God,” Ensign, June 1992, 7–9.

“The Love of God and All Men: The Doctrine of Charity in the Book of Mormon,” in Doctrines of the Book of Mormon, 1991 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1992), 127–44.

“The Holy Order of God,” in The Book of Mormon: Alma, The Testimony of the Word, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1992), 61–88.

“BYU As a Covenant Community: Implications for Excellence, Distinctiveness, and Academic Freedom,” Religious Education Faculty Lecture, October 29, 1992, 63 pp.

“So Glorious a Record,” Ensign, December 1992, 7–11.

“From Translations to Revelations: Joseph Smith’s Translation of the Bible and the Doctrine and Covenants,” in Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint History: New York (Provo, UT: BYU Department of Church History and Doctrine, 1992), 214–34.

“The Only Sure Foundation: Building on the Rock of Our Redeemer,” The Book of Mormon: Helaman through 3 Nephi 8, According to Thy Word, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1992), 15–37.

“Knowledge by Faith: A Concept of Higher Education in Zion,” Second Annual Symposium on Laying the Foundations in Education at BYU, ed. A. LeGrand Richards and Valerie Holladay (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, March 1992), 33–40.

“The Revelations of the Restoration: Window to the Past, Open Door to the Future,” in The Heavens Are Open, proceedings of the 1992 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1993), 17–33.

“Joseph Smith Among the Prophets,” in Joseph Smith: The Prophet, the Man, ed. Susan E. Black and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1993), 15–31.

“This Is My Gospel,” in The Book of Mormon: 3 Nephi 9–30, This Is My Gospel, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1993), 1–24.

“The Book of Mormon, Historicity, and Faith,” in Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 2, no. 2 (Fall 1993): 1–13.

“The Man Adam,” Ensign, January 1994, 8–15.

“Honoring His Holy Name,” Ensign, March 1994, 6–11.

“By What (Whose) Standards Shall We Judge the Text? A Closer Look at Jesus Christ in the Book of Mormon,” in Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 6, no. 1 (1994): 187–99.

“The Revelation of the Doctrine of Zion,” in Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Missouri, ed. Arnold K. Garr and Clark V. Johnson (Provo, UT: Department of Church History and Doctrine, 1994), 233–40.

“Life in the Millennium,” in Watch and Be Ready: Preparing for the Second Coming of the Lord (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994), 167–91.

“Walking in Newness of Life: Doctrinal Themes of the Apostle Paul,” in The Apostle Paul—His Life and His Testimony, proceedings of the 1994 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994), 132–50.

“Alive in Christ: The Salvation of Little Children,” in The Book of Mormon: Fourth Nephi through Moroni, From Zion to Destruction, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1995), 1–17.

“Praise to the Man: Loyalty to the Prophet Joseph Smith,” in Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Illinois, ed. H. Dean Garrett (Provo, UT: Department of Church History and Doctrine, 1995), 1–11.

“The Joseph Smith Translation, the Pearl of Great Price, and the Book of Mormon,” in Plain and Precious Truths Restored: The Doctrinal and Historical Significance of the Joseph Smith Translation, ed. Robert L. Millet and Robert J. Matthews (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1995), 134–46.

“Hard Questions about the Joseph Smith Translation,” in Plain and Precious Truths Restored, 147–62.

“The Educational System of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” in Religious Higher Education in the United States: A Source Book (New York: Garland Publishing, 1996), 49–68.

“The Regeneration of Fallen Man,” in Nurturing Faith through the Book of Mormon, proceedings of the 24th Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium, ed. Paul H. Peterson (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1995), 119–48.

“Knowledge by Faith,” in Expressions of Faith: Testimonies of Latter-day Saint Scholars, ed. Susan E. Black (Deseret Book, 1996), 91–101.

“So Glorious a Record,” Liahona, February 1996, 14–20.

“The Eternal Gospel,” Ensign, July 1996, 48–56.

“The Second Coming of Christ: Questions and Answers,” in The Doctrine and Covenants: A Book of Answers, proceedings of the 25th Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium, ed. Leon R. Hartshorn, Dennis A. Wright, and Craig J. Ostler (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1996), 205–25.

“Remember the Sabbath Day, to Keep It Holy,” in The Ten Commandments for Today, ed. John G. Scott (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1997), 67–77.

“Prophets and Priesthood in the Old Testament,” in Voices of Old Testament Prophets, proceedings of the 26th Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1997), 192–215.

“The Man Adam,” Liahona, February 1998, 14–23.

“The Ancient Covenant Restored: The Prophet Joseph Smith and the Promises Made to the Fathers,” Ensign, March 1998, 36–45.

“Honoring His Holy Name,” Liahona, April 1998, 18–24.

“The Ministry of the Holy Ghost,” in The Testimony of John the Beloved, proceedings of the 27th Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1998), 167–85.

“‘After All We Can Do’: The Meaning of Grace in Our Lives,” in May Christ Lift Thee Up, proceedings of the 1998 Women’s Conference (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999), 53–71.

“C. S. Lewis, The Man and His Message,” in C. S. Lewis. The Man and His Message: A Latter-day Saint Perspective, ed. Andrew C. Skinner and Robert L. Millet (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1999), 1–7.

“C. S. Lewis on the Transformation of Human Nature,” in C. S. Lewis: The Man and His Message, 143–55.

“The Doctrine of Faith,” in The Book of Mormon: The Foundation of Our Faith, proceedings of the 28th Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999), 13–23.

“The Son of Man,” in The Redeemer: Reflections on the Life and Teachings of Jesus the Christ (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000), 1–38.

“A New Millennium, A New Religious Landscape,” in Genesis and the Millennium: An Essay on Religious Pluralism in the Twenty-first Century, ed. Derek H. Davis (Waco, TX: J. M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, Baylor University, 2000), 57–64.

“Bearing Pure Testimony,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 1, no. 1 (2000): 25–46.

99–104. Entries in Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, ed. Arnold K. Garr, Donald Q. Cannon, and Richard O. Cowan (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000):

Dispensation of the Fulness of Times

Elias

Jesus Christ

Pearl of Great Price

Vision of the Redemption of the Dead

Zion

105. “Reproving with Sharpness—When?,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel, 2, no. 1 (2001): 83–93. Coauthored with Lloyd D. Newell.

106. “The Historical Jesus: A Latter-day Saint Perspective,” in Historicity and the Latter-day Saint Scriptures, ed. Paul Y. Hoskisson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2001), 171–96.

107. “The Soteriological Problem of Evil,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 2, no. 2 (2001): 73–82.

108. “A Different Jesus? The Christ of the Restoration,” in Jesus Christ: Son of God, Savior, ed. Paul H. Peterson, Gary L. Hatch, and Laura D. Card (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2002), 176–206.

109. “Outreach: Opening the Door or Giving Away the Store?,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 4, no. 1 (2003): 55–73.

110. “The Doctrine of Merit: The Book of Mormon on the Work of Grace,” in The Fulness of the Gospel: Foundational Teachings from the Book of Mormon, proceedings of the 32nd Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and Religious Studies Center, 2003), 111–33.

111–133. The following entries appeared in Book of Mormon Reference Companion, ed. Dennis L. Largey (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003).

Faith

Salvation Is Free

Children of Christ

Rely

Jesus Christ, Role as Father and Son

Alive in Christ

Doctrine

In the First Place

Forbidden Fruit

Fulness of the Gospel

Book of Mormon, Record of a Fallen People

Cross Yourself

Tongue of Angels

Sanctified in the Flesh

Hope

The Gathering of Israel

Godhead

Born Again

Brass Plates

The Fall of Adam and Eve

Book of Mormon, Relation to JST

Natural Man

Book of Mormon, Sign of the Father’s Work

134. “What Is Our Doctrine?,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 4, no. 3 (2003): 15–33.

135. “An Everlasting Covenant: The Old Testament through the Lenses of the Restoration,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 5, no. 1 (2004): 56–69.

136. “The Process of Salvation,” in Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views, ed. Roger R. Keller and Robert L. Millet (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2005), 141–81.

137. “Standing in Holy Places—As Individuals and Families,” in Helping and Healing Our Families, ed. Craig H. Hart, Lloyd D. Newell, Elaine Walton, and David C. Dollahite (Provo, UT: BYU School of Family Life and Deseret Book, 2005), 7–11.

138. “When Children Choose a Different Path,” in Helping and Healing our Families, ed. Craig H. Hart, Lloyd D. Newell, Elaine Walton, and David C. Dollahite (Provo, UT: BYU School of Family Life and Deseret Book, 2005), 223–27.

139. “Joseph Smith’s Christology: After 200 Years,” Brigham Young University Studies 44, no. 4 (2005): 231–50; also in The Worlds of Joseph Smith: A Bicentennial Conference at the Library of Congress (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 2006), 231–50.

140. “Joseph Smith and ‘The Only True and Living Church,’” A Witness for the Restoration: Essays in Honor of Robert J. Matthews, ed. Kent P. Jackson and Andrew C. Skinner (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2007), 201–31.

141. “How We Know: The Delicate Relationship Between Evidence and Faith,” in A Twenty-Something’s Guide to Spirituality, ed. Jacob Werrett and David Read (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2007), 28–46.

142. “The Most Correct Book: Joseph Smith’s Appraisal,” in Living the Book of Mormon: Abiding by Its Precepts, proceedings of the 36th Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium, ed. Gaye Strathearn and Charles Swift (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2007), 55–71.

143. “The Prophets and the Restoration of Integrity,” in Moral Foundations: Standing Firm in a World of Shifting Values, ed. Douglas E. Brinley, Perry W. Carter, and James K. Archibald (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2007), 47–65.

144. “What Do We Really Believe? Identifying Doctrinal Parameters Within Mormonism,” in Discourses in Mormon Theology, ed. James M. McLaughlan and Loyd Ericson (Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2007), 265–81.

145. “Glorying in the Cross of Christ,” in Behold the Lamb of God: An Easter Celebration, ed. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Frank F. Judd Jr., and Thomas A. Wayment (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2008), 125–38.

146. “Joseph Smith and the Rise of a World Religion,” Global Mormonism in the 21st Century, ed. Reid L. Neilson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2008), 3–29.

147. “The Quest for Virtue,” Church News, December 27, 2008, 3, 13.

148. “For Heaven’s Sake: A Review of N. T. Wright’s Surprised by Hope,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 10, no. 3 (2009): 219–35.

149. “The Christlike Life,” LDS Church News, January 2, 2010, 5, 14.

150. “A Latter-day Saint Perspective on Biblical Inerrancy,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 11, no. 1 (2010); 77–89.

151. “Doctrines, Covenants, and Sweet Consolation, 1843,” in Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer, ed. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Kent P. Jackson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2010), 467–93.

152. “The Book of Mormon, Historicity, and Faith,” The Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scriptures 18, no. 2 (2009): 70–76.

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155. “Trust Begins with Each of Us,” Church News, January 1, 2011, 5, 13.

156. “What We Worship,” in My Redeemer Lives, Brigham Young University Easter Conference, ed. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Kent P. Jackson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 69–90.

157. “The Quest for Truth: Science and Religion in the Best of All Worlds,” Converging Paths to Truth, ed. Michael D. Rhodes and J. Ward Moody (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 79–99.

158. “Feeding the Flock of God: The Vital Role of Sensitive and Loving Priesthood Leaders,” in Voice(s) of Hope: Latter-day Saint Perspectives on Same-Gender Attraction—An Anthology of Gospel Teachings and Personal Essays, comp. Ty Mansfield (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 258–70.

159. “Teach One Another,” Church News, December 31, 2011, 3, 15.

160. “Reflections on Apostasy and Restoration,” in No Weapon Shall Prosper: New Light on Sensitive Issues, ed. Robert L. Millet (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 19–41.

161. “A Latter-day Saint Perspective on Biblical Inerrancy,” in No Weapon Shall Prosper, 123–40.

162. “Jesus Christ and Salvation,” in No Weapon Shall Prosper, 329–44.

163. “God and Man,” in No Weapon Shall Prosper, 345–78.

164. “Joseph Smith Encounters Calvinism,” BYU Studies 50, no. 4 (2011): 5–32.

165. “Reconciling the Irreconcilable: Joseph Smith and the Enigma of Mormonism,” in Bountiful Harvest: Essays in Honor of S. Kent Brown, ed. Andrew C. Skinner, D. Morgan Davis, and Carl Griffin (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute, 2011), 223–46.

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167. “The Praying Savior: Insights from the Gospel of 3 Nephi,” in Third Nephi: An Incomparable Scripture, ed. Andrew C. Skinner and Gaye Strathearn (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012), 131–46.

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Apostasy

Born of Me

Christ, Merits of

City of the Living God

Glory

Grace

Innocent

Innocent Blood

Law of the Celestial Kingdom

New Jerusalem

Only True and Living Church

Parable Regarding Lord’s Visit to Kingdoms

Salvation for the Dead

Sanctify

Spirit World

Zion

Zion of Enoch

Zion, Redemption of

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188. “How Miracles Are Wrought: Reflections on Faith, Prayer, and Priesthood,” Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 14, no. 2 (2013): 11–27.

189. “Leadership within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” in Religious Leadership: A Reference Handbook, 2 vols., ed. Sharon Henderson Callahan (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2013), 1:209–15. Coauthored with John Hilton III.

190. “Sacramental Living: Reflections on Latter-day Saint Ritual,” in By Our Rights of Worship, ed. Daniel L. Belnap (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2013), 401–17.

191. “What Is Our Doctrine?,” in Common Ground, Different Opinions: Latter-day Saints and Contemporary Issues, ed. Justin F. White and James E. Faulconer (Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2013), 13–33.

192. “The Perils of Grace,” BYU Studies Quarterly 53, no. 2 (2014): 7–19.

193. “Engaging Intellect and Feeding Faith: A Conversation with Robert L. Millet,” interview by Lloyd D. Newell, Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel 15, no. 2 (2014): 133–45.

194. “Make Your Calling and Election Sure,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, proceedings of the 43rd Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 267–82.

       195. “Fostering Real Growth,” Church News, December 28, 2014, 5.