Category Archives: Announcements

“Because of Him”: Share the Easter Message This Week

The Church is launching a worldwide initiative today, Palm Sunday, that will run through this week, ending Easter Sunday, “focusing on the hope, healing, and salvation made possible through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.” The initiative is titled “Because of Him.” A new website has been created exclusively for this at mormon.org/becauseofhim, which redirects to easter.mormon.org. A […]

Upcoming Sperry Symposium Focuses on the Temple

The 42nd Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium this year will be focused on the topic of the temple, specifically “Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple, Praise, and Worship in the Old Testament.”  It will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013, in the Joseph Smith Building (JSB) auditorium and adjacent buildings at BYU in Provo, […]

Schedule and Abstracts Posted for “The Lady of the Temple” Conference

The Academy for Temple Studies has posted a detailed schedule, including abstracts of the presentations, for the upcoming “The Lady of the Temple” Conference which will take place in Logan, Utah, on October 23, 2013. Click here to see the schedule and abstracts. Don’t forget to register for the conference, as seating will be limited.

“Mormonism and the Temple” 2012 Conference Proceedings now available in PDF

The temple conference that was held in Logan, Utah, on October 29, 2012, entitled Mormonism and the Temple: Examining an Ancient Religious Tradition has had its proceedings published in book form. This book has been available to conference attendees, and for ordering for several months.  The proceedings are now also available for free in PDF format […]

Science & Mormonism Symposium – November 9, 2013

One of the criticisms often leveled at the Church and the restored gospel, and even more broadly at Christianity in general, is that it is “behind the times” with regards to science.  Critics point to past teachings that coincide with creation, evolution, genetics and DNA, archaeology, paleontology, geology, neurology, and other areas to show how […]

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