On June 1, 1978 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extended priesthood ordination and full temple participation to members of African descent. Forty years later, scholars and students will gather at Brigham Young University to discuss the contexts of the restriction’s origins and the landmark revelation that lifted them, the revelation’s international dimensions, and the meaning of the revelation for today’s Church.
Friday, October 12
9 AM—3:15 PM
Varsity Theater (WILK)
Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
BYU’s Kennedy Center, Africana Studies
BYU Department of History