Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Wilford Woodruff Conference at Yale

TT at faithpromitingrumor reports that seven BYU professors and one other close associate will be presenting all the sessions at an upcoming Wilford Woodruff conference at Yale University.

Wilford Woodruff: Mormon Missionary, Apostle, Church President
November 9-10, 2007
Sponsored by
Yale Divinity School
Mormon Historic Sites Foundation
BYU Religious Studies Center

Keynote Address (November 9)–8:00 p.m.
Thomas G. Alexander
"The Odyssey of a Mormon Prophet: Wilford Woodruff and the

Yale Presenters (November 10)–9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
9:00-9:50 a.m.
Alexander L. Baugh
"Images of Wilford Woodruff's Life: A Photographic Journey"

Fred E. Woods
"Wilford Woodruff and the Gathering of Modern Day Israel, 1834-

10:00-10:50 a.m.

Cynthia Doxey
"Wilford Woodruff: Missionary in Herefordshire"

Scott C. Esplin
"Wilford Woodruff: A Founding Father of the Mormon Academies"

11:00-11:50 a.m.

Reid L. Neilson
"Wilford Woodruff on the PolygamyUnderground in Southern Utah"

Richard E. Bennett
"Wilford Woodruff and the Rise of Temple Consciousness, 1877-

LDS Fireside (November 10)–7:30 p.m.
Richard Lambert
Wilford Bruce Woodruff
"The Spiritual Legacy of Wilford Woodruff"

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