News from BYU Studies
Revelation on the Priesthood and Temple Ordinances
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints will hold an event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on priesthood and temple ordinances for all worthy Mormons regardless of race on Friday, June 1, 2018, 7:30 pm MDT. Watch for information here. In preparation for this event, we invite you to read Edward L. Kimball's article "Spencer W. Kimball and the Revelation on Priesthood," from BYU Studies 47, no. 2 (2008).
Website Manager position at BYU Studies
BYU Studies has a full–time position open until June 12, 2018: Website Manager and Editor. If you know a qualified website manager looking for employment, please send them this link. It is Job ID 72813 under the BYU Employment page.
BYU Studies has an annual contest for poetry and personal essays. Click for information about entering the poetry contest or the personal essay contest for 2019. We are happy to announce the winners of the 2018 contests, which will be published in coming issues of BYU Studies Quarterly:
Personal Essay Winners
"Wandering on to Glory," by Patrick L. Moran, 1st place
"Fine, Thanks," by Darlene Young, 2nd place
"Better and Worse," by Hollie Wise, 3rd place
"Mystery and Dance," by Daniel F. Teichert, 1st place
"Anaranjado," by John Alba Cutler, 2nd place
"Back," by Mark D. Bennion, 3rd place
"Winter Rail Yard," by Matthew Scott Stenson, Honorable mention