Faculty and Staff Notes


Susan Bettis joined Religious Education as a controller after transferring from the College of Health and Human Performance.

Arnold K. Garr was appointed co-chair of the fifth annual BYU Church History Symposium, to be held February 26, 2010.


Alexander L. Baugh completed his service as program chair for the Mormon History Association conference in Springfield, Illinois.

Fred E. Woods completed visiting professorships at the University of Iceland; Durham University, United Kingdom; and Catholic Australia University, Melbourne, Australia.

In Memoriam

E. Dale LeBaron, professor emeritus of Church history and doctrine, passed away on December 3, 2009.

Non-RSC Publications

Baugh, Alexander L. “The Haun’s Mill Massacre and the Extermination Order of Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs.” Mormon Historical Studies 10, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 21–30.

Belnap, Daniel. “A Comparison of the Communal Lament Psalms and the Treaty-Covenant Formula.” Studies in the Bible and Antiquity 1, no. 1 (2009): 1–34.

Black, Susan Easton, ed. The Best of the Frontier Guardian (book and DVD). Provo, UT: BYU Studies; Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2009.

———. “James Adams of Springfield, Illinois: The Link between Abraham Lincoln and Joseph Smith.” Mormon Historical Studies 10, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 33–50.

Garr, Arnold K. “Joseph Smith: Campaign for President of the United States.” Ensign, February 2009, 48–52.

Harper, Steven C., ed. (with Robin Scott Jensen and Robert J. Woodford) Revelations and Translations, Vol. 1: Manuscript Revelation Books. Vol. 1 of the Revelations and Translations series, The Joseph Smith Papers, edited by Dean C. Jessee, Ronald K. Esplin, and Richard Lyman Bushman. Salt Lake City: The Church Historian’s Press, 2009.

Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel, Dana M. Pike, and David Rolph Seely. Jehovah and the World of the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

———, and Susan Allan Myers. The Utah Journey. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2009.

Huntsman, Eric D. “Reflections on the Savior’s Last Week.” Ensign, April 2009, 52–60.

Livingstone, John P. (with Doris R. Dant). “Created in the Image of God: The Powers Inherent in Our Divine Nature and Destiny.” In Understanding Same-Sex Attraction, edited by Dennis V. Dahle and others, 45–62. Salt Lake City: Foundation for Attraction Research, 2009.

———, ed. (with Dennis H. Dahle and others). Understanding Same-Sex Attraction.

———. “What Is a Parent to Do?” In Understanding Same-Sex Attraction, 346–59.

Minert, Roger P., “The Fate of the East German Mission Homes in World War II.” Mormon Historical Journal, 10, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 101–110.

———, ed., German Immigrants in American Church Records. Vol. 7, Iowa West Protestant. Rockland, ME: Picton, 2009.

———, ed., German Immigrants in American Church Records. Vol. 8, Iowa Northeast Protestant. Rockland, ME: Picton, 2009.

Muhlestein, Kerry. “Teaching Egyptian History: Some Discipline-Specific Pedagogical Notes.” Journal of Egyptian History 2, nos. 1–2 (2009): 173–231.

Newell, Lloyd D. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

———. “I’ll Follow Him in Faith: Establishing Spiritual Patterns in the Home through Family Home Evening.” In Arise, Awake, and Come unto Christ: Talks from the 2008 BYU Women’s Conference. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

Olson, Camille Fronk. Too Much to Carry Alone. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

———. Women of the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

Pike, Dana M. “Biblical Naming Reports with ‘al-ken qara’.” In Mishneh Todah: Studies in Deuteronomy and Its Cultural Environment in Honor of Jeffrey H. Tigay, edited by Nili Sacher Fox and others, 415–35.Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2009.

Strathearn, Gaye, and Jacob Moody, “Christ’s Interpretation of ‘My Servant’ in 3 Nephi 20:43.” Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture 18, no. 1 (2009): 4–15.

Woodger, Mary Jane. Delivered by Christ. Salt Lake City: Leatherwood Press, 2009.

——— and Kurt Laird. “Yes! We are a Visionary House: Joseph Smith’s Restoration of Dreams as Revelation.” In Restoration Studies: Theology and Culture in the Community of Christ and Latter Day Saint Movement 10 (2009): 175–190.

Woods, Fred E. “The Soul of Kalaupapa.” In Speeches, 2008–2009, Brigham Young University, 215–30. Provo, UT: BYU, 2009.

———. “De ziel van Kalaupapa” (Dutch translation of “The Soul of Kalaupapa”), Acta Comparanda XX Faculteit voor Vergelijkende Godsdienstwetenschappen. Antwerpen, Belgium (2009): 63–72.

———, coproducer along with Ethan Vincent (film director). The Soul of Kalaupapa, documentary presented at the Council of the Parliament for the World’s Religions in Melbourne, Australia, December 2009.

———, and Thomas Farmer, When the Saints Came Marching In: A History of the Latter-day Saints in St. Louis. Salt Lake City: Millennial Press, 2009.

Wright, Dennis A. “Beginnings of the First LDS Institute, 1902–1920.” Mormon Historical Studies 9, nos. 1–2 (2009).