Conference about 1 Corinthians on July 31

There will be a conference on July 31, 2015, presented by BYU Studies, and held at the Hinckley Alumni Center at BYU in Provo, Utah. It is entitled “Love Never Fails: The Latter-day Saint Affinity towards 1 Corinthians,” and is the Third Annual Conference of the BYU New Testament Commentary Project. More details can be found at BYUNTC.org, and also on this flyer.

Videos Now Available of Conference “Passion & Passover: Jesus & Temple”

Videos of the presentations are now available of the conference “Passion & Passover: Jesus & Temple,” which took place on March 30, 2015, at BYU in Provo, Utah. The videos are available for free viewing in high resolution on the Academy for Temple Studies YouTube channel, as well as on TempleStudies.org. There is also a YouTube playlist available of all the presentations, in the order they were presented.

Conference Announcement: “Passion and Passover: Jesus and Temple”

Note: The following is a conference announcement that we’ve been asked to help publicize.

On Monday, March 30, there will be a conference entitled “Passion and Passover: Jesus and Temple.” It will be at BYU in the Hinckley Center main assembly room. Admission is free. We invite everyone to join us in this scholarly celebration of Passover and Easter. It is a presentation of the Academy for Temple Studies, co-sponsored by BYU Studies and the Religious Studies program at USU. The speakers are world-class scholars in Bible studies. Continue reading

FairMormon Podcast: Darla Isackson – Suicide, Grieving, Finding Comfort in Christ and Strength to Go On

For Darla, life didn’t turn out as she planned. Divorce, remarriage, a blended family that didn’t blend well, serious car accidents, 7 preemie grandchildren, and ongoing health challenges were only prelude to her biggest heartbreak: losing a son to depression, alcohol, and drugs, then, to suicide.

Listen to the podcast here.

Announcing the Maori-Mormon Symposium

A symposium commemorating the 160th anniversary of the LDS Church in New Zealand and the 125th anniversary of the translation of the Book of Mormon into Maori will be held November 8th, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Please find the flyer and description here: Maori-Mormon Church Panui 23 Oct 2014

Please find the program listing here: Maori-Mormon Symposium Programme