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BYU SYMPOSIUM SET FOR SATURDAY

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The 18th annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at Brigham Young University, will concentrate on Old Testament themes.

The daylong symposium will include topics such as the teachings of Isaiah, the Abrahamic covenant, the law of Moses and the law of Christ."It's the best of scholarship and testimony combined," said Susan E. Black, associate professor of church history and doctrine at BYU. More information is available from Black at 378-6418.

Opening the symposium at 9 a.m. with the keynote address, "The Old Testament: A Witness," will be Daniel H. Ludlow, editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, a multivolume work commissioned by Macmillan Publishing Co. of New York.

Speakers from the U.S. Air Force, the LDS Church Correlation Committee and several LDS institutes will combine with BYU faculty in discussions.

The four-session symposium will conclude with a lecture by Robert J. Matthews, dean of Religious Education, at 3:30 p.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. He will speak on "Specific Contributions and Clarifications about Adam, Enoch, Noah, Melchizedek and Moses, given in Latter-day Revelation Beyond the Biblical Account."

The symposium was named in honor of Sidney B. Sperry, a faculty member at BYU for 39 years.