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BYU Religious Education will host free Easter conference April 15

Several speakers to focus on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ

Religious Education and the Religious Studies Center at Brigham Young University will host “The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ: An Easter Conference” Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium on the south end of campus.

Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.

BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson and BYU Academic Vice President John S. Tanner will both give special Easter messages as part of the conference.

Other speakers from Religious Education, the Religious Studies Center, the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship and BYU-Hawaii will discuss such topics as the "Bread of Life" sermon, the Mount of Transfiguration, the death of John the Baptist, the atonement and its imagery, the crucifixion and the resurrection.

For more information and a schedule of speakers, contact Joany Pinegar at (801) 422-6975.

Writer: Brian Rust

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