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Monthly Archives: October 2008

New Context for Joseph Smith’s Revelations

Written on October 29, 2008 at 12:23 pm, by

BYU hosted the Thirty-Seventh Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on campus,  “The Doctrine and Covenants: Revelations in Context” this past weekend (24-25 October 2008). It was a beautiful fall weekend in Provo! Named in honor of Sidney B. Sperry, a well-known and respected BYU Religious Education faculty member who taught from 1932 until 1969, the

It’s a classic!

Written on October 21, 2008 at 1:55 pm, by

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language defines a classic as “having lasting significance or worth; enduring” or “a work recognized as definitive in its field.” Until the second half of the twentieth century, anyone interested in building a library of classic books from the past would expect to find them in expensive bookstores.