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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Against the Wall: Johann Huber and the First Mormons in Austria

Written on February 29, 2016 at 9:45 am, by

Roger P. Minert, a professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University, has led many Vienna Study Abroad programs. He carefully documented the conversion of Johann Huber in Austria and the Catholic Church’s fiery opposition to his newfound faith. Against the Wall is the fascinating and inspiring story of Johann Huber, one of Austria’s

Share Light and Truth with the World, Says President Eyring

Written on February 26, 2016 at 3:55 pm, by

By Devan Jensen Executive Editor at the Religious Studies Center Share light and truth with the world in order to prepare the way for the Lord’s return, invited President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, speaking to authors and artists at the annual Deseret Book Gala at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake

Media Reaction to Provo’s Two Temples

Written on February 10, 2016 at 4:45 pm, by

Media takes on Cowan & Bray’s Provo’s Two Temples, a book published by the BYU Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book. Deseret News  Herald Extra  

Doing Something Extraordinary: Women Specializing in LDS Church History Also Participating at Church History Symposium

Written on February 8, 2016 at 3:47 pm, by

In a historic event recently covered by the Deseret News, Kate Holbrook, Jennifer Reeder, Lisa Olsen Tait, and Brittany Chapman Nash were hired as Church history specialists. Now they will be presenting at the upcoming Church History Symposium. We invite you to take part of this opportunity to watch these presenters, who will be covering

BYU Religious Education Student Symposium

Written on February 1, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

Join us at the BYU Religious Education Student Symposium on Friday, February 19, 2016. Free to the public. 9:00–9:50 AM, 3220 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC) Commentator: W. Justin Dyer, Department of Church History & Doctrine James Hummel The Power of Unity: Modern Reflections of a Christian Minority in the Roman Empire Nathan Phair “Live Up