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BYU Education Week

Guest blog by Brent L. Top, professor of Church history and doctrine at BYU. A miracle occurs every August in Provo. I have seen it with my own eyes. In fact, I have been not only an observer but also a participant. The miracle is Campus Education Week. Brigham Young University is transformed almost overnight.

What Are the Odds?

Several years ago, a former student wrote me to express his concernsĀ about our doctrinal teaching that the Church of Jesus Christ was the “only true and living church” (see Doctrine and Covenants 1:30). HeĀ had come to believe that such a position was arrogant and prideful. Additionally, he questioned the idea that he could have been

A Major Shift in 2009

This year will bring a major demographic shift on planet earth. By the end of the year, for the first time in human history, more people will live in urban settings than rural. By the end of 2009, more than three billion people will live in cities, a third of them in slums (see Jonas