Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

Friday, October 27, 2017

6:30 p.m.

JSB Auditorium

Keynote Address: I Will Write My Law in Their Hearts
Elder Spencer J. Condie Emeritus General Authority

7:30 p.m.

JSB Auditorium

The Lord God Which Gathereth the Outcasts
Daniel Belnap Ancient Scripture, BYU

206 MARB

The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament Gospels
Nicholas J. Frederick Ancient Scripture, BYU

207 MARB

Ominous Onomastics: Symbolic Naming and Paronomasia in Old Testament Prophecy
Matthew L. Bowen Religious Education, BYU-Hawaii

8:30 p.m.

JSB Auditorium

Sitting Enthroned
Jennifer C. Lane Religious Education, BYU-Hawaii

206 MARB

Old Wine in New Bottles: Exploring the Use of the Old Testament in the Doctrine and Covenants
Nicholas J. Frederick Ancient Scripture, BYU

207 MARB

"One Like the Son of Man Came with the Clouds of Heaven”: The Context and Influence of the Son of Man Prophecy in Daniel 7
Jared W. Ludlow Ancient Scripture, BYU

Saturday, October 28, 2017

9:00 a.m.

JSB Auditorium

From King Ahaz’s Sign to Christ Jesus: The “Fulfillment” of Isaiah 7:14
Jason R. Combs Visiting Professor, Ancient Scripture, BYU

206 MARB

The Stem of Salvation and the Rod of Restoration: Understanding the Exegetical Choices of Latter-day Saints in Relationship to Isaiah 11:1
Jared A. Jepson S&I, Utah, Visiting Instructor, Ancient Scripture, BYU

207 MARB

 The Prophets’ Remnant Theology: A Latter-day Saint Perspective
Joseph M. Spencer Visiting Professor, Ancient Scripture, BYU

10:00 a.m.

JSB Auditorium

“Precept upon Precept, Line upon Line”: An Approach to Understanding Isaiah 28:7–13
Terry B. Ball Ancient Scripture, BYU

206 MARB

I Have a Key by Which I Understand—Using Context to Unlock the Old Testament Library
Ben Spackman Ph.D. student, Claremont Graduate University

207 MARB

Understanding Micah’s Lament for Judah (Micah 1:10–16) through Text, Archaeology, and Geography
George A. Pierce Ancient Scripture, BYU

221 MARB

For Their Prophet and Learning: Prophecy as a Contextualization of Exile and Restoration in the Old Testament Prophets
Joshua M. Matson Ph.D. student, Florida State University

11:00 a.m.

JSB Auditorium

Obadiah 1:21: Context, Text, Interpretation, and Application
Dana M. Pike Chair, Ancient Scripture, BYU

206 MARB

“O Lord God, Forgive!”: Prophetic Intercession in Amos
Joshua M. Sears Ph.D. student, University of Texas at Austin

207 MARB

Divination vs. Revelation: Divine Communication Under the Mosaic Law
Krystal V. L. Pierce Adjunct, Ancient Scripture, BYU