The annual BYU Church History Symposium is scheduled for March 1-2, and will focus on topic, “Financing Faith: The Intersection of Business and Religion.”
The 2018 Church History Symposium will explore the intersection of finance and religion in the LDS Church between 1830 and 1930. Join scholars in taking a fresh look at Mormon history through economic and spiritual lenses.
Please note the dates and locations below:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 — Conference sessions start at 9 a.m. in the BYU Conference Center and will run until 3:30 p.m. At 7 p.m. in Auditorium 2254 of the BYU Conference Center (BYU campus), Dr. Sharon Ann Murphy of Providence College will give the keynote titled, “Financing Faith: Mormonism and Banking in the 1830s and 1840s.” Dr. Murphy is the author of Other People’s Money: How Banking Worked in the Early American Republic.
Friday, March 2, 2018 — Conference sessions start at 9:00 a.m. in the Little Theater of the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, and will run until 3:30 p.m. At 10:45 a.m. in the Little Theater of the Conference Center, Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé will give the keynote, which will go until 11:45 a.m.