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Cougar Query: "My favorite BYU tradition is Tuesday Devotionals"

November 08, 2022
Cougar Queries are a series profiling BYU employees by asking them questions about their work, interests and life. Today, we meet Jenet Erickson, a religion and family science professor.
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First known depictions of two biblical heroines uncovered in ancient Jewish synagogue

August 23, 2022
Almost every summer since 2011, BYU faculty and students have joined a consortium of universities led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to excavate the synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq, on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee. This year’s work on the building’s beautiful mosaic floor, which dates from the late fourth – early fifth century C.E., yielded a unique discovery: fragments showing Jael and the prophetess Deborah.
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Scott Esplin named new dean of Religious Education

June 16, 2021
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese announced the appointment of Scott Esplin as the next dean of Religious Education, effective July 1.
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New Dean for BYU Religious Education

February 17, 2019
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President James R. Rasband announced today that Daniel K Judd has been named the new Dean of Religious Education.
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Christian views of life after death focus of BYU interfaith conference

March 02, 2016
A new public conference sponsored by BYU Religious Education’s new Office of Religious Outreach will focus on different Christian faiths’ views of life after death.

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Passover Seder Services Tickets Available Feb. 8

February 03, 2016
The BYU Passover Seder service includes the biblical unleavened bread and bitter herbs, and features other festival foods and traditions of Passover, all in a specially catered meal.

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