Conference Announcement: Latter-day Saint Readings of Revelation 21-22

By September 8, 2009

From Joseph Spencer:

A conference, “Latter-day Saint Readings of Revelation 21-22,” will be
held on September 25th on the UT-Austin campus, in the Theater in the
Texas Union (Room 2.228). The schedule is as follows:

10am: Kevin Barney, “A Book or a Tree? A Textual Variant in
Revelation 22:19”

11am: Julie Smith, “The Beginning and the End: Echoes of Genesis 1-3
in Revelation 21-22”

noon: Brandie Siegfried, “The Fruit of Eden’s Tree: the Bride, the
Book, and the Water of Life in Revelation”

2pm: Shon Hopkin, “Seeing Eye to Eye: Nephi’s and John’s Intertwining
Visions of the Tree of Life”

3pm: Eric Huntsman, “The Unveiling of Christ . . . and of Angels:
Apocalyptic Mediation in Revelation”

4pm: Adam Miller, “Overwritten, Written Elsewhere: Names, Books, and
Souls in St. John’s Apocalypse”

This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the
Mormon Theology Seminar, the Latter-day Saint Student Association at
UT-Austin, and BYU’s Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious
Understanding. For more information, contact Julie M. Smith at

“And the Word Was Made Flesh: Blood and Water Imagery in the Gospel of
John,” a presentation by BYU Ancient Scripture professor Eric
Huntsman, will begin at 10am on Saturday, September 26th, in the
Pflugerville building. This event is free and open to the public. For
more information, contact Julie M. Smith at juliemariesmith AT yahoo DOT com

Conference sessions will be made available in audio format at

Please pass these announcement along to anyone who you think might be
interested in them.

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