Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

Friday, October 26, 2018

6:30 p.m.

JSB Auditorium

Keynote Address:

Becoming True Disciples of Jesus Christ
Neill F Marriott, Second Counselor, Young Women General Presidency, 2013-2018

We Believe and Are Sure

Camille Fronk Olson, Emeritus, Ancient Scripture, BYU

8:00 p.m.

JSB Auditorium

One Eternal God: The Latter-day Saint Doctrine of the Father and the Son

Robert L. Millet Emeritus, Ancient Scripture BYU

206 MARB

The Revelation of Jesus Christ to Paul: Presenting a Deeper, Full Christology

Frank F. Judd Jr. Ancient Scripture BYU

207 MARB

Luke's Jesus: The Compassionate and Saving Son of God

Eric D. Huntsman Ancient Scripture BYU

221 MARB

"Condescension" and "Fullness": LDS Christology in Conversation with Historic Chrisianity

Grant Underwood History, Evans Chair of Religous Understanding BYU

222 MARB

The Paradoxical Lamb and the Christology of John's Apocalypse

Nicholas J. Frederick Ancient Scripture BYU

202 JSB

Jesus Christ: The Liberator of Women

Kristine Frederickson Adjunct, Church History and Doctrine BYU

203 JSB

"Our Hands Have Handled": Ensuring the Reassuring Doctrine of the Resurrected Jesus in the Lucan and Johnnine Writings

Matthew L. Bowen Religious Education BYU-Hawaii 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

9:00 a.m.

206 MARB

Understanding Jesus's Mortal Mission as Kingdom Inauguration

Scott C. Woodward Religious Education BYU-Idaho

207 MARB

In Praise of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: The Culmination of His Saving Work

Andrew C. Skinner Ancient Scripture BYU Presented by his Daughter, Suzie Skinner

221 MARB

Christology in the Joseph Smith Translation of the Gospels

David A. LeFevre Independent Scholar

222 MARB

Johannine Christology through the Lens of Three of Its Dialogues

Gaye Strathearn Associate Chair Ancient Scripture BYU

10:00 a.m.

JSB Auditorium

The Parable of the Talents: A Lesson in Receiving Grace

Brad Wilcox Ancient Scripture BYU

206 MARB

A Prophet Like Moses: Jesus and Halakhic Mastery

Avram R Shannon Ancient Scripture BYU

207 MARB

Marcan Christology: Narrating the Christ

Amy Easton-Flake Ancient Scripture BYU

221 MARB

Christ after the Apostles: The Humanity and Divinity of the Savior in the Second Century

Jason R. Combs  Ancient Scripture BYU

222 MARB

The Literary Christ: Jesus as the Author and Text of Eternal Life and Salvation 

Ariel Clark Silver Seminaries and Institutes Ohio

11:00 a.m.

JSB Auditorium

Matthew's Portrayal of Jesus: Son of David, a New Moses, and Son of God

Tyler J. Griffin Ancient Scripture BYU

206 MARB

Textual Corruption in Relation to Jesus’ Christology

Alan Taylor Farnes Adjunct, Ancient Scripture BYU

207 MARB

God Incarnate: The Word Made Flesh

Jennifer Lane and Keith Lane  Religious Education BYU-Hawaii

221 MARB

Preserving or Erasing Jesus's Humanity: Tensions in 1-2 John, Early Christian Writings, and Visual Art

Mark D. Ellison Ancient Scripture BYU

222 MARB

"By His Own Blood He Entered in Once into the Holy Place": Jesus in Hebrews 9

Richard D. Draper Emeritus, Ancient Scripture BYU

203 JSB

The Mark of the Messiah: How the Four Gospels Confirm and Reframe Pre--Christian Messianic Expectations

Jared A. Jepson  Seminaries and Institutes Utah Visiting Instructor, Ancient Scripture BYU