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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Writing LDS Church History with the Lens of Faith

Written on November 25, 2014 at 3:10 pm, by

Alexander L. Baugh Professor of Church History and Doctrine, BYU I was a late bloomer when it came to my pursuit of the study of history, and more particularly Mormon history. History was one of my least favorite classes in high school. It might have had something to do with my teachers, but nonetheless, I

Leaving Our Labors to Teach and Learn

Written on November 19, 2014 at 9:36 am, by

Charles Swift  Associate Professor of Ancient Scripture, BYU So much of what we do in the Church is teach, and I believe that wise teachers turn to the scriptures themselves for insight on being a better teacher. One of my favorite verses for this is from Alma. Though the writer is talking about the priests teaching

New RSC App Available for Apple Devices

Written on November 14, 2014 at 9:08 am, by

Brent R. Nordgren Production Supervisor, Religious Studies Center The RSC app is now available for free through the Apple app store. To include the app on your Apple device, simply go to the Apple app store and search for “BYU RSC.” If you like it, please give it a positive rating so others will benefit

More Than a Way to Cram for Sunday School

Written on November 3, 2014 at 5:17 pm, by

Shanna Clayton Student Editor, Religious Studies Center Since Jeffrey R. Holland established the Religious Studies Center in 1975, we have been publishing a variety of works from BYU professors, seminary and institute teachers, General Authorities of the Church, and other religious scholars. Our areas of publication and study include ancient studies, Church history, world religions,