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Devotional: Alex Baugh, Church History

Jun 24 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Alexander L. Baugh has been a full-time professor at BYU since 1995. Before that he served as director of the LDS Institute of Religion adjacent to the University of South Carolina in Columbia and taught at Bountiful Viewmont Seminary.

Baugh is the author/editor of five books and has written numerous historical essays, chapters and historical articles in professional journal publications and periodicals. He received the Reese History Award from the Mormon History Association in 1998 for the most scholarly dissertation in the field of Mormon History.


Devotional: Alex Baugh, Church History

Jun 24 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Alexander L. Baugh has been a full-time professor at BYU since 1995. Before that he served as director of the LDS Institute of Religion adjacent to the University of South Carolina in Columbia and taught at Bountiful Viewmont Seminary.

Baugh is the author/editor of five books and has written numerous historical essays, chapters and historical articles in professional journal publications and periodicals. He received the Reese History Award from the Mormon History Association in 1998 for the most scholarly dissertation in the field of Mormon History.


Devotional: Alex Baugh, Church History

Jun 24 - 11:05 AM

Alexander L. Baugh, professor of Church history, will deliver the devotional address on June 24 at 11:05 am in the de Jong Concert Hall.  Overflow seating will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Professor Baugh will discuss the many roles of Joseph Smith. In the decade of the 1830s and early 40s, many who knew or associated with Joseph Smith, but who were not affiliated with the Church, considered him to be a religious innovator at best, and an imposter at worst. And while some of his contemporaries respected both him and the church he organized, larger numbers opposed Mormonism. But to believing Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith was a modern day seer, translator, revelator, and prophet 

If you miss Professor Baugh’s remarks, the devotional will be streamed on demand at BYUtv.org and will be available on speeches.byu.edu

Professor Baugh has been a full-time professor at BYU since 1995. Before that he served as director of the LDS Institute of Religion adjacent to the University of South Carolina in Columbia and taught at Bountiful Viewmont Seminary.

Professor Baugh is the author/editor of five books and has written numerous historical essays, chapters and historical articles in professional journal publications and periodicals. He received the Reese History Award from the Mormon History Association in 1998 for the most scholarly dissertation in the field of Mormon History.


Devotional: Brent Nelson, Engineering and Technology

Jun 10 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Brent Nelson is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and program head for the Computer Engineering program at BYU. His current research interests focus on two main areas. The first is high-end computing applications of reconfigurable computing. The second is computer-aided design (CAD) for the design of field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based applications. He serves as co-director for the National Science Foundation Center for Reconfigurable High Performance Computing (known as CHREC) and as director of the BYU site within that center.


Devotional: Brent Nelson, Engineering and Technology

Jun 10 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Brent Nelson is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He joined the department in 1984 shortly after completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah.    His research interests focus on the design of digital circuits and computer systems.  He currently serves as department chair in his department, his second time in this role during his career.  He loves and participates in all things outdoors but, given a choice, will always choose skiing, fly fishing, and backpacking over any other activity.  He is married to Julie Blackham, a graduate of BYU's College of Nursing, and they are the parents of 6 daughters and 2 sons.  His favorite church callings have been serving in the Young Men's program in any capacity and as a Family History Consultant. He currently serves as Young Men's president in his home ward.

 


Devotional: Brent Nelson, Engineering and Technology

Jun 10 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Brent Nelson is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He joined the department in 1984 shortly after completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah.    His research interests focus on the design of digital circuits and computer systems.  He currently serves as department chair in his department, his second time in this role during his career.  He loves and participates in all things outdoors but, given a choice, will always choose skiing, fly fishing, and backpacking over any other activity.  He is married to Julie Blackham, a graduate of BYU's College of Nursing, and they are the parents of 6 daughters and 2 sons.  His favorite church callings have been serving in the Young Men's program in any capacity and as a Family History Consultant. He currently serves as Young Men's president in his home ward.

 


Devotional: Brent Nelson, Engineering and Technology

Jun 10 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Brent Nelson is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the department in 1984 shortly after completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah. His research interests focus on the design of digital circuits and computer systems. He currently serves as department chair, his second time in this role during his career.

Nelson loves and participates in all things outdoors but, given a choice, will always choose skiing, fly fishing, and backpacking over any other activity. He is married to Julie Blackham, a graduate of BYU's College of Nursing, and they are the parents of six daughters and two sons. His favorite church callings have been serving in the Young Men's program in any capacity and as a Family History Consultant. He serves as Young Men's president in his home ward.


Devotional: Brent Nelson, Engineering and Technology

Jun 10 - 11:05 AM

Overflow seating for the devotional will be available in the Varsity Theatre.

Nelson's address will center on a quote from Nephi, who was speaking about God when he wrote: "I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things." He will talk about how when we consider God in His role as our father, we are taught important truths about our purpose in life.

Brent Nelson is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the department in 1984 shortly after completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah. His research interests focus on the design of digital circuits and computer systems. He currently serves as department chair, his second time in this role during his career.

Nelson loves and participates in all things outdoors but, given a choice, will always choose skiing, fly fishing, and backpacking over any other activity. He is married to Julie Blackham, a graduate of BYU's College of Nursing, and they are the parents of six daughters and two sons. His favorite church callings have been serving in the Young Men's program in any capacity and as a Family History Consultant. He serves as Young Men's president in his home ward.


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