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New Interim Religious Education Dean, Associate Dean, Publications Director

By R. Devan Jensen Executive Editor at the Religious Studies Center Welcome to three new leaders of the Religious Studies Center team! Effective July 1, professor of ancient scripture Daniel K Judd began service as the interim dean for ReligiousEducation and director of the Religious Studies Center. He most recentlyserved as associate dean in Religious Education and previously

BYU Religious Education Student Symposium

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

Commandments and Revelations

Those who are interested in the Doctrine and Covenants need to roll up their sleeves and begin to mine the treasure in the latest volume of The Joseph Smith Papers, released a little over a month ago on September 22, 2009. This stunning oversized volume, Manuscript Revelation Books (Salt Lake City: Church Historian’s Press, 2009),

Before New York

This month’s National Geographic magazine features a fascinating article by Peter Miller (“Before New York: Rediscovering the Wilderness of 1609,” 122–37). The article opens a window to the past—when the first European settlers began to explore and settle the island of Manhattan. Robert Clark provides stunning photographs, and Markley Boyer and Philip Staub add important

Wow! Ten Years!

We are now in our tenth year of publishing the Religious Educator (TRE). When Robert L. Millet (then dean of Religious Education at BYU) asked me to take the lead in this new venture, it forced me to think about the niche TRE might fill. Over the years, I found that it was important to