2013 Student Symposium

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BYU Religious Education's 15th Annual Student Symposium

9:00–9:50 AM

 

3220 WSC

Commentator:  Mark Wright, Department of Ancient Scripture

Margaret C. Murphy     Mining for Gold with the Approval of Brigham Young

Abraham Collier           Three Cornerstones of Faith

Jason Crofts                   Key Characteristic of Godhood

 

3222 WSC

Commentator:  Mauro Properzi, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Sarah Ann Montgomery Pride Has Many Faces: Comparison of Pride in the Old Testament and Book of Mormon

Jared Pfost                     The Literary Function of the Flood in Ancient Near Eastern Texts

Jason Winward              Resistance at Carthage: Joseph Smith Fires Back

 

3224 WSC

Commentator: J. B. Haws, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Chrisse Edmunds         Living Christ’s Laws

Aubrey E. Brower          “God will not be Angry with you, for God Loves you very much”: Thematic Insights from the Life of Adam and Eve in the Armenian Genesis Tradition

Jonathon Riley              Holiness to the Lord: Holiness and Perfection in Moroni 10:32-33

 

 

 

10:00–10:50 AM

3220 WSC

Commentator:  Mark Wright, Department of Ancient Scripture

Braden Hancock            The Principles of Provident Living: An Enduring Feature of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Bridger Talbot               ”Until Ye Are Perfected”: Faith in Yourself, Faith in Your Life, and Faith in Your God

Brooke V. Nuttall         The Protection of God: An Examination of the Use of Physical and Spiritual Armor in the Book of Mormon

 

3222 WSC

Commentator: Mark Ogletree, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Brock M. Mason            God, Our Father: Understanding Faith, Belief, and Reason

Joshua T. McCarty        Choosing to See the Good: Optimism in Light of the Restored Gospel

Jason Turnblom            The Religious Effect

 

 

10:00–10:50 AM

3224 WSC

Commentator:  Jeffrey Chadwick, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Nathan S. Gill               Symbolism in Biblical Miracles as Explained by the Church Fathers

Leah E. Welker             Mortality

Austin Wrathall            Spiritual Stones: Instruments of Seership
 

3228 WSC

Commentator:  J. B. Haws, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Matthew Sharp             Understanding God’s Omniscience

Kufre Ekpenyong         Mormonism in the City: Attitude, Aesthetics, and Agency

 

11:00–11:50 AM

 

3220 WSC

Commentator:  Mark Wright, Department of Ancient Scripture

Tessa Marriott               Religious Freedom

Juan Pinto                      ”Spare [Them] a  Little Longer”: The Role of Prophetic Intercession in the Preservation of the Lord’s People

Jaden Feddock              ”With All Thine Heart”

 

3222 WSC

Commentator: J. B. Haws, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Trevor Wright                ”What Shall I Do to be Saved?” Comparing Joseph Smith’s Adolescent Religious Experiences with Other New York Youth, 1815-1825

Jonathon D. Hedger      Resilience Through Religion: Constructing and Maintaining a Spiritual Foundation

Alan Turnblom             Freedom, Grasped from Conflict

 

3224 WSC

Commentator:  Jeffrey Chadwick, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Mitch Stanton                 The Sermon on the Mount: A Constitution for Perfection

Stephen O. Smoot          Council, Chaos, and Creation in the Book of Abraham

Tayler Tanner                  A Testimony of Conversion

 

3228 WSC

Commentator: Mark Ogletree, Department of Church History & Doctrine

Marcus Jackson             The Role of Wealth in the Kingdom

Jamie Howell                The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mainland China

Michael L. Wood          What is Religion? Finding Common Ground in a Pluralistic World