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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland to speak at BYU devotional Jan. 13

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The devotional will be presented live on BYU Television, KBYU-TV, KBYU-FM and byubroadcasting.org. Visit byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu for rebroadcast and archive information.

Elder Holland was called to the Quorum of the Twelve on June 23, 1994. Prior to his call, he served as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy.

From 1980 until his call as a general authority in 1989, Elder Holland served as the ninth president of BYU. He is also a former Church Commissioner of Education, dean of Religious Education at BYU and instructor at several institutes of religion.

He graduated from BYU with a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in religious education. He also has master's and doctoral degrees in American studies from Yale University.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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