Monday, December 13, 2010

Expound symposium

PictureThe  first  annual   - EXPOUND - symposium will be held on Saturday, 14 May 2011 at the historic Brigham Young Academy building in Provo, Utah.

Come join us for engaging and insightful presentations related to the rich heritage of LDS history, scripture and belief.
There will be a trivia challenge going on throughout the day and drawings will be held for publications from some of the speakers.

Some of the speakers for this symposium include:

  • Mark Alan Wright: Nephite Daykeepers: Ritual Specialists in the Book of Mormon
  • Jeffrey M. Bradshaw: "Stand[ing] in the Holy Place": Reverberations of an Enigmatic New Testament Phrase in Jewish Midrash and Modern Revelation
  • David J. Larsen: The Psalms as a Key to Understanding the Rituals of the First Temple
  • David M. Calabro: Body Symbolism in Latter-day Saint Scripture
  • Larry E. Morris: "Such a Godless Place Would be Difficult to Imagine": The Historical Setting for the Arrival of the First Mormon Missionaries in Missouri:
  • Matthew B. Brown: Cube, Gate and Guard: Tabernacle Patterns in Genesis, Luke and Revelation

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