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Lecture honoring John L. Sorenson, featuring Professor Stephen D. Housten.
On October 28, 2019, Dr. Stephen Houston, one of the leading Maya archaeologists in the world, currently the Dupee Family Professor of Social Sciences at Brown University, gave the inaugural John L. Sorenson Lecture, sponsored by the BYU Department of Anthropology and Book of Mormon Central. Houston’s presentation, entitled, “Recovering a Lost World: The LiDAR Revolution and Ancient Maya Warfare...
Stephen D. Housten, PhD. Image of Mayan ruins via Adobe Stock.
On Monday, October 28 at 4 pm in the Hinckley Center assembly hall on BYU Campus, Dr. Stephen Houston, the Dupee Family Professor of Social Sciences at Brown University, will give the inaugural John L. Sorenson Lecture: “Recovering a Lost World: The LiDAR Revolution and Ancient Maya Warfare.” Dr. Houston, one of the leading Mayanists in the world today, will share the results of his first full...
Winning art pieces from the 2019 Book of Mormon Central Art Contest
The Art Contest has become a beloved tradition at Book of Mormon Central. We have seen it grow each year from its inception in 2016. Artists from all over the world and of all ages, both amateur and professional have submitted to our Art Contest. We had local artists and museum curators serve as our judges to determine pieces of merit for their technical skill, artistic expression, and relation...
Image of Eric D. Huntsman presenting. Photo by Madeline Mortensen, BYU via KUER.
On Saturday, January 26, 2019, the BYU New Testament Commentary committee put on a conference called, “In the Beginning Were the Words: A Closer Look at Key New Testament Terms.” The conference was held in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni Center at BYU in Provo, Utah. The free conference was held from 9 AM to 4 PM and featured presentations by many of BYU’s best New Testament scholars. Eric D...
Ancient oil lamp on open bible. Image by R. Gino Santa Maria via Adobe Stock
In the Articles of Faith, we are told that the Bible is “the word of God as far as it is translated correctly” ( Articles of Faith 1:8 ). As you’ve read the New Testament, have you ever wondered if a word or phrase was translated correctly? Have you ever wished that you could understand more about the original language of the New Testament? The BYU New Testament Commentary is holding a conference...