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, Utah. Admission is free, and no registration required. It is open to the general public.
Below is a comprehensive list of all the scholars presenting and their topics. It is a smorgasbord of fantastic scholarship that will be presented on the temple. There will be seven concurrent sessions going on, so you’ll need to pick and choose very carefully which presentations to attend. Fortunately, many of the papers will be published. [Read more…]