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Christ in the Old Testament topic for BYU Sperry Symposium Oct. 30-31

Elder F. Melvin Hammond, General Authority emeritus of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be the keynote speaker at Brigham Young University's 38th annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on the Scriptures Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31.

There is no cost for admission, and registration is not required. To obtain a copy of the symposium schedule, visit religion.byu.edu/events.php.

Elder Hammond will deliver the keynote address, “The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. Following his address, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., lectures will continue in the JSB Auditorium and in the Thomas L. Martin Building with five concurrent sessions held each hour.

On Saturday, five concurrent sessions will begin at 9 a.m. with more sessions at 10, 11 and noon in the JSB Auditorium and the MARB. Presenters include faculty from the BYU Ancient Scripture and Church History and Doctrine Departments, faculty from BYU-Hawaii and other Church scholars.

Sponsored by BYU Religious Education and the Church Educational System, the symposium's general objectives are to increase gospel knowledge and strengthen individual testimonies.

A collection of papers from the symposium has been published in a book, “The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament,” released by Deseret Book and the Religious Studies Center at BYU.

For more information, contact Patty Smith at (801) 422-3611.

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