Difference between revisions of "Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts"

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The Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was established in ???? When the university decided to separate traditional FARMS activities from the manuscript preservation and archiving work of the Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (CPART), it was also decided to bring BYU's Middle Eastern Texts Initiative (METI) under the same umbrella. BYU needed to contain these three separate areas in an administrational organization, and so the Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was established. The Research Technology Group, which developed the WordCruncher program, was also incorporated. In 2006, the BYU Board of Trustees renamed ISPART the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.
 
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The Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was the administering body for the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS), Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (CPART), Middle Eastern Texts Initiative (METI), and Research Technology Group.  All divisions functioned under the direction of an executive director who acted the same as a
  
 
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==Associated Units==

Revision as of 14:13, 9 April 2010

The Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was established in ???? When the university decided to separate traditional FARMS activities from the manuscript preservation and archiving work of the Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (CPART), it was also decided to bring BYU's Middle Eastern Texts Initiative (METI) under the same umbrella. BYU needed to contain these three separate areas in an administrational organization, and so the Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was established. The Research Technology Group, which developed the WordCruncher program, was also incorporated. In 2006, the BYU Board of Trustees renamed ISPART the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.

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Description

Established: 2006

Abolished: -
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Location: Provo, Utah (2006--
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Functions

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (ISPART) was the administering body for the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS), Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (CPART), Middle Eastern Texts Initiative (METI), and Research Technology Group. All divisions functioned under the direction of an executive director who acted the same as a

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University

Later unit: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Associated Archival Materials

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Sources

Brigham Young University, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. Retrieved on April 9,2010, from Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship website: http://maxwellinstitute.byu.edu/ ()

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00052

Creator: CEP