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Richard Cowan to deliver BYU devotional address April 3

Richard Cowan, a professor in the Brigham Young University Department of Church History and Doctrine, will present the weekly university devotional Tuesday, April 3, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Cowan’s topic will be “Preparing for That Which is to Come.”

Cowan joined the BYU Religious Education faculty after receiving a doctoral degree in history from Stanford University. His other service has included chairing a committee that prepared gospel doctrine lessons for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1981-1983, heading the Church History and Doctrine Department from 1994-1997 and teaching at the BYU Jerusalem Center.

A specialist in the international nature of the Church of Jesus Christ and temple history and doctrine, Cowan’s accolades include being named BYU Professor of the Year for 1964-1965 and earning a Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Teaching Award in 1969.

Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

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