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Brigham Young University. Religious Education



  • Existence: 1983-

Administrative History

Religious Education (est. 1983) is an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

Religious Education was created as a college-level unit at Brigham Young University in 1983 as a reorganization of the earlier Religious Instruction unit. Religious Education administers the departments of Ancient Scripture, and Church History and Doctrine. Deans have included 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- ).

Moral perspectives on American security policies, 1995: t.p. (Religious Education, Brigham Young University) phone call to the University, 03-01-95 (not same as Religious Studies Center)

Brigham Young University catalog, 1983: p. 25 (Religious Education; previously known as Religious Instruction)

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, Nov. 4, 2014 (Religious Education; renamed from Religious Instruction, 1983; administers departments of Ancient Scripture and Church History and Doctrine, 2002-2006 also included Religious Education Department; administers all religion courses funded by the university; deans: 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- ))

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University social recreation manual

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233275699]
Identifier: UA SC 106
Scope and Contents

A manual of social activities, dances, etc.

Dates: Publication: 1941

Roy Watkins Doxey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3270
Scope and Contents

The papers of Roy Watkins Doxey contain research notes and materials, scrapbooks, correspondence, graduate student papers, and family history materials.

Dates: approximately 1944-1974

Graduate Studies records on Religious Education, 1999-2002

 Sub-Series — Carton 21: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197233639712], Folder: 16
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 47
Scope and Contents

Materials are related to the graduate program of Religious Education from 1999 to 2002. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.

Dates: 1999-2002

Noel B. Reynolds faculty course materials, 1978-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7935 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains faculty course materials from Reynold's time as a political science faculty member at Brigham Young University. Course materials include political science as well as religion courses, 1978-2011.

Dates: 1978-2011

Religious Education audio-visual materials, 1977-1995

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 940 Series 3 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Collection of audio-visual materials concerning Religion including the Young Women in Mormondom symposia. Dated 1977-1995.

Dates: 1977-1995

Religious Education dean correspondence, 1984-2002

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197233646816]
Identifier: UA 5478 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence from the Religious Education dean's Office dated 1984 to 2002. The correspondence pertains to the activities of the Dean and the Jerusalem Center.

Dates: 1984-2002

Religious Education dean records

Identifier: UA 5478
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, minutes, and surveys from the Religious Education dean dated 1984 to 2002. The materials pertain to committees, activities of the dean, and the Jerusalem Center.

Dates: 1984-2002

Religious Education dean records on committees, 1989-1998

 Series — Carton 2: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233646824]
Identifier: UA 5478 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Contains materials pertaining to committees from the Religious Education Dean's Office. The materials include minutes, surveys, and correspondence dated 1989 to 1998.

Dates: 1989-1998

Religious Education general administrative records, 1974-1984

Identifier: UA 701 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files of Religious Education.

Dates: 1974-1984

College of Religious Education recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5687
Scope and Contents

Contains sound recordings of firesides, devotionals, forums, and talks from Religious Education about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church history and doctrine, Communism and the Church, the Church and the US government, and spiritual matters. Dates range from 1955 to 1977.

Dates: 1955-1977