Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. Religious Education"

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Religious Education, formerly known as Religious Instruction, is a vital part of the university, existing to help students progress in religious understanding and convictions.  The following individuals have served as dean of Religious Education: Robert J. Matthews (1983-1990), Donald Q. Cannon (1990-1991), Robert L. Millet (1991-2001), Andrew C. Skinner (2001-2006), Terry B. Ball (2006-2013), and Brent L. Top (2013- ).  
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Religious Education, formerly known as Religious Instruction, is a vital part of the university, existing to help students progress in religious understanding and convictions.  The following individuals have served as dean of Religious Education: Robert J. Matthews (1983-1990), Donald Q. Cannon (1990-1991), Robert L. Millet (1991-2001), Andrew C. Skinner (2001-2006), Terry B. Ball (2006-2013), Brent L. Top (2013-2018), Daniel Judd (interim, 2018-2019; dean, 2019-2021), and Scott Esplin (2021- ).
  
 
==Description==
 
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BYU Magazine, Summer 2013: p. 19 (Brent L. Top replaces Terry B. Ball as dean)
 
BYU Magazine, Summer 2013: p. 19 (Brent L. Top replaces Terry B. Ball as dean)
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Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Nov. 21, 2021 (Daniel Judd, interim dean from 2018 to 2019, dean from 2019 to 2021; Scott Esplin, appointed dean in 2021)
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Latest revision as of 16:55, 22 November 2021

Religious Education, formerly known as Religious Instruction, is a vital part of the university, existing to help students progress in religious understanding and convictions. The following individuals have served as dean of Religious Education: Robert J. Matthews (1983-1990), Donald Q. Cannon (1990-1991), Robert L. Millet (1991-2001), Andrew C. Skinner (2001-2006), Terry B. Ball (2006-2013), Brent L. Top (2013-2018), Daniel Judd (interim, 2018-2019; dean, 2019-2021), and Scott Esplin (2021- ).

Description

Established: 1983

Location: Provo, Utah (1983- )

Functions

Religious Education administers all religion courses funded by the university. Religion courses are and have been an integral part of education at Brigham Young University since it's beginning, on the basis that for education to be fully sound and complete, it must include both secular and religious courses.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The departments of Ancient Scripture and Church History and Doctrine are part of Religious Education. From 2002 to 2006 a new department, the Religious Education Department, was added as a single, on demand course. Religious Education administers all religion courses funded by the university.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1983- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Ancient Scripture (1983- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Church History and Doctrine (1983- )

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Religious Studies Center (1983-2004)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Religious Instruction (1983)

Associated Archival Materials

Teaching the word : religious education at Brigham Young University (BX 8666.5 .C838t 1998)

Religious Education annual University Conference--24, 25 August 1988, Park City, Utah (BX 8608 .A1a no.5494)

What is a religious education? (BX 8608 .A1a no.5496)

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1983-1984: p. 25 (Robert J. Matthews, dean; Ancient Scripture, Church History and Doctrine, departments; Religious Education administers all religion courses; religion courses needed for complete and proper education)

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1990-1991: p. 7 (Donald Q. Cannon, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1991-1992: p. 7 (Robert L. Millet, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1992-1993: p. 7 (Robert L. Millet, dean)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2001-2002: p. 62 (Andrew C. Skinner, dean)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2003: p. 57, 337 (Andrew C. Skinner, dean; Dept. of Religious Education added)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2007: p. 411 (Terry B. Ball, dean)

BYU Magazine, Summer 2013: p. 19 (Brent L. Top replaces Terry B. Ball as dean)

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Nov. 21, 2021 (Daniel Judd, interim dean from 2018 to 2019, dean from 2019 to 2021; Scott Esplin, appointed dean in 2021)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00340

LCCN: n 95020267

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