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Presentations

2017-2018

  1. Covenants in the Bible and the Book of Mormon.  BMAF-BMC Book of Mormon Central Conference, (Provo, UT), 2017.
  2. Knowing Why: The Beauty, Truth, and Significance of the Book of Mormon, University of Utah LDS Institute (Salt Lake City, UT), 2017.
  3. The New Tyndale Moment, Chiasmus Jubilee Conference (Provo, UT), Taylor Halverson & Stephen Smoot, 2017.
  4. Knowing Why: The Beauty, Truth, and Significance of the Book of Mormon, Utah Valley University LDS Institute (Orem, UT), 2017.
  5. The Powers and Perils of Free: Using the Modern Marketplace to Build an Audience, LDS Professional Publishers Association Annual Conference (Salt Lake City, UT), 2017.
  6. Knowing Why: The Beauty, Truth, and Significance of the Book of Mormon, (Midway, UT), 2017.
  7. “The Literary Purpose of Hebrew and Egyptian Paronomasia in Ancient Scripture.” Linguistic Society of America (LSA)/American Names Society (ANS), (Salt Lake City, UT) Taylor Halverson & Brad Wilcox, 2018.
  8. Covenant Patterns in the Old Testament and the Book of Mormon, Book of Mormon Cruise (Honduras, Belize, Mexico), May 2017.
  9. Nephi’s Thesis, Book of Mormon Cruise (Honduras, Belize, Mexico), May 2017.
  10. Nephi’s Education, Book of Mormon Cruise (Honduras, Belize, Mexico), May 2017.
  11. Book of Mormon Names: Their Meaning and Significance, Book of Mormon Cruise (Honduras, Belize, Mexico), May 2017.
  12. Pressing Forward in Faith as a Hero, Book of Mormon Cruise (Honduras, Belize, Mexico), May 2017.
  13. Cornelius, Peter, and the Conversion of the Gentiles. Acts 10 (Tel-Aviv, Israel), 2017.
  14. Elijah and the Priests of Baal. 1 Kings 18. (Mt. Carmel, Israel), 2017.
  15. The Boyhood Home of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2017.
  16. Abraham Rescues Lot. Genesis 14. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2017.
  17. The Role of Water in Israel: Past and Present. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  18. Roman Religion in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Banias, Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  19. Ancient Israelite Religion. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2017.
  20. King David and the Tel Dan Stele. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2017.
  21. Peter and the Keys of the Priesthood. Matthew 16. (Banias, Israel), 2017.
  22. The Beatitudes. Matthew 5-8. (Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  23. Sea Faring and Fishing the Sea of Galilee at the Time of Jesus. (Ginosar, Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  24. Miracles at the Sea of Galilee. (Sea of Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  25. The Home of Peter. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  26. Jesus’ Galilean Ministry. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  27. The Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Mark 1; Matthew 3; Luke 3; John 1. (near Bethany on the Jordan, Israel), 2017.
  28. The Transfiguration of Jesus. Mark 9; Matthew 17; Luke 9. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2017.
  29. Theaters and Entertainment in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2017.
  30. Bath Houses in the Roman Empire. (Bet She’an, Israel), 2017.
  31. Agriculture, Commerce, and Ancient International Highways. (Jezreel Valley, Israel), 2017.
  32. The Neolithic Revolution including the Agricultural Revolution. (Jericho, West Bank, Palestine), 2017.
  33. The Epipaleolithic Natufian Culture. (Jericho, West Ban, Palestine), 2017.
  34. Joshua and the Walls of Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank, Palestine), 2017.
  35. The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Interpretation. (Qumran, Israel), 2017.
  36. Apocalyptic World Views and the Qumran Community. (Qumran, Israel), 2017.
  37. The Nativity. Luke 2; Matthew 2. (Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine), 2017.
  38. Warfare and Defense in the Ancient World. (Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  39. The Canaanites and Ancient Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  40. David, Solomon, and the Old City of David. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  41. Jewish Worship & Temple. (Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  42. The Burial of Jesus. Mark 15; Matthew 27; Luke 23; John 19. (Church of Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  43. The Resurrection of Jesus. Mark 16; Matthew 28; Luke 24; John 20. (Garden Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  44. Jesus Heals the Blind Man. John 9. (Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  45. King Herod’s Expansion of the Jerusalem Temple. (Kotel Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  46. Symbolism in the Holy Land. (Dead Sea, Israel), 2017.
  47. The Causes and Consequences of the Babylonian Conquest of Judah in 587 BC. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  48. The Causes and Consequences of the Assyrian Conquest of Northern Israel in 722 BC. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2017.
  49. The Causes and Consequences of Alexander the Great’s Conquest of the Middle East. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  50. The Causes and Consequences of the Persian Conquest of Babylon ca. 520 BC. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  51. Galilean Economy, Culture and Nationalism at the Time of Jesus. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  52. Roman Imperial Control in the Holy Land. (Bet She’an, Israel), 2017.
  53. Jesus as Carpenter. (Nazareth, Israel), 2017.
  54. Holy Places Past and Present. (Temple Mount / al Haram al Sharif, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  55. Jesus’ Atonement. (Grotto Church, Gethsemane, Israel), 2017.
  56. The Last Days of Jesus. (Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  57. Olives and Olive Culture in Ancient Israel. Jacob 5. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  58. The Atonement of Jesus Christ. Matthew 26; Luke 22. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  59. The Hasmonean Revolt and Its Implications for the New Testament. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  60. Josephus and Jewish History. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  61. The Origins of the Modern Day Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  62. Jesus and the Healing of the Lame Man at the Pool of Bethesda. John 5. (St. Anne’s Church, Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  63. The Role of Kingship in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  64. Conditional Covenants in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  65. Unconditional Covenants in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  66. Synagogues in the Time of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2017.
  67. Masada: Palace, Fortress, Archaeological Wonder. (Masada, Israel), 2017.
  68. Lehi’s Dream, Nephi’s Vision, and the Wadis of the Judean Desert. (Dead Sea, Israel), 2017.
  69. Nomen Ist Omen: Word Play in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  70. Nephi as Scribe. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  71. Ancient Israelite Educational and Scribal Training and Practices. (Galilee, Israel), 2017.
  72. Jerome, Bible Transmission and Translation, and the Latin Vulgate. (Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine), 2017.
  73. Olive Tree & Olive Oil Symbolism. (Gethsemane, Israel), 2017.
  74. The Meaning and Symbolism of Jewish Orthodox Clothing and Ritual. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  75. The Geology of Israel. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.
  76. The Geology of Jordan. (Wadi Rum, Jordan), 2017.
  77. The Gates of Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2017.

2016

  1. “Innovation Boot Camp” half-day workshop (BYU, Provo, UT), 2016.
  2. “Using the Skills of Innovation to Solve Educational Needs.” Half-day workshop, Professional Development Coordinating Council, BYU-Public School Partnership Retreat, (Daniel’s Summit, UT), 2016.
  3. “Designing Your Courses for More Significant Learning.” Dee Fink & Associates Annual National Workshop, facilitator, (Chicago, IL), 2016.
  4. “Advancing Conversation and Understanding of the Book of Mormon: The Best of Digital Media and Scripture Scholarship.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), (Jack Welch, Lynne Wilson, and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  5. Features of the “Book of Mormon Central” Website That Allow for In-Depth Study.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), (Jack Welch, Lynne Wilson, and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  6. “A Friendly Flood: How “Book of Mormon Central” Can Play a Role.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), (Jack Welch, Lynne Wilson, and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  7. “Get Out and Push: Resources for Missionaries, Investigators, Families, Students, and the Questioning.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), (Jack Welch, Lynne Wilson, and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  8. “Nephi’s Education.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2016.
  9. “Nephi’s Thesis.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2016.
  10. “Nephi, Wordplay, and the Book of Mormon.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2016.
  11. “Nephi and His Use of Scripture.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2016.
  12. “Inspired Words, Inspired Voices: The Modern-Day Tyndale Moment.” Approaching the Bible: An Interfaith, Interdisciplinary Symposium / Everyword Bible Symposium, (St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Provo, Utah), 2016. (Deseret News coverage of the event here.)
  13. “Pressing Forward In Faith As A Hero.” Youth Conference, (University of Utah), 2016.
  14. “Teaching the Virtual Reality of Jesus’ Jerusalem.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX) (Tyler Griffin and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  15. “Putting Life into Rubrics.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX), 2016.
  16. Introducing Book of Mormon Central.” Book of Mormon Lands Conference (Salt Lake City, UT) (Kirk Magleby and Taylor Halverson), 2016.
  17. Teaching Innovative Problem Solving Outside the Classroom.” 8th Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement Conference (Utah Valley University, Orem, UT), 2016.
  18. Illuminating the Scriptures and Virtually Visiting the Holy Land.” Learn Our Religion Lecture Series (West Jordan, UT), 2016.
  19. “Applying the Five Skills of Innovation: Session 1.” BYU UXD Conference  (Provo, UT), 2016.
  20. “Applying the Five Skills of Innovation: Session 2.” BYU UXD Conference  (Provo, UT), 2016.
  21. Cornelius, Peter, and the Conversion of the Gentiles. Acts 10 (Jaffa, Israel), 2016.
  22. Elijah and the Priests of Baal. 1 Kings 18. (Mt. Carmel, Israel), 2016.
  23. Armageddon and Revelation 16. (Megiddo, Israel), 2016.
  24. The Canaanites and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2016.
  25. Ancient Israel and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2016.
  26. The Boyhood Home of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2016.
  27. Abraham Rescues Lot. Genesis 14. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2016.
  28. The Role of Water in Israel: Past and Present. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  29. Roman Religion in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Banias, Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  30. Ancient Israelite Religion. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2016.
  31. King David and the Tel Dan Stele. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2016.
  32. Peter and the Keys of the Priesthood. Matthew 16. (Banias, Israel), 2016.
  33. The Beatitudes. Matthew 5-8. (Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  34. Sea Faring and Fishing the Sea of Galilee at the Time of Jesus. (Ginosar, Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  35. Miracles at the Sea of Galilee. (Sea of Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  36. The Home of Peter. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  37. Jesus’ Galilean Ministry. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  38. The Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Mark 1; Matthew 3; Luke 3; John 1. (near Bethany on the Jordan, Israel), 2016.
  39. Deborah and Barak versus Jabin and Sisera. Judges 4. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2016.
  40. The Transfiguration of Jesus. Mark 9; Matthew 17; Luke 9. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2016.
  41. The Fall of Saul and the Rise of David. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2016.
  42. Theaters and Entertainment in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2016.
  43. Bath Houses in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2016.
  44. Agriculture, Commerce, and Ancient International Highways. (Jezreel Valley, Israel), 2016.
  45. The Neolithic Revolution including the Agricultural Revolution. (Jericho, West Bank, Palestine), 2016.
  46. The Epipaleolithic Natufian Culture. (Jericho, West Ban, Palestine), 2016.
  47. Joshua and the Walls of Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank, Palestine), 2016.
  48. The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Interpretation. (Qumran, Israel), 2016.
  49. Apocalyptic World Views and the Qumran Community. (Qumran, Israel), 2016.
  50. The Nativity. Luke 2; Matthew 2. (Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine), 2016.
  51. Warfare and Defense in the Ancient World. (Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  52. The Canaanites and Ancient Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  53. David, Solomon, and the Old City of David. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  54. Jewish Worship & Temple. (Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  55. The Burial of Jesus. Mark 15; Matthew 27; Luke 23; John 19. (Church of Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  56. The Resurrection of Jesus. Mark 16; Matthew 28; Luke 24; John 20. (Garden Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  57. The Flagellation of Jesus. Mark 15. (Church of the Flagellation, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  58. Jesus Heals the Blind Man. John 9. (Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  59. King Herod’s Expansion of the Jerusalem Temple. (Kotel Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  60. Symbolism in the Holy Land. (Dead Sea, Israel), 2016.
  61. The Causes and Consequences of the Babylonian Conquest of Judah in 587 BC. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  62. The Causes and Consequences of the Assyrian Conquest of Northern Israel in 722 BC. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2016.
  63. The Causes and Consequences of Alexander the Great’s Conquest of the Middle East. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  64. The Causes and Consequences of the Persian Conquest of Babylon ca. 520 BC. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  65. Cultural Accommodation and Conflict in the Ancient Middle East. (Jerusalem, Israel) 2016.
  66. Galilean Economy, Culture and Nationalism at the Time of Jesus. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  67. Roman Imperial Control in the Holy Land. (Sepphoris, Israel), 2016.
  68. Jesus as Carpenter. (Sepphoris, Israel), 2016.
  69. Holy Places Past and Present. (Temple Mount / al Haram al Sharif, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  70. Jesus’ Atonement. (Grotto Church, Gethsemane, Israel), 2016.
  71. The Last Days of Jesus. (Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  72. The Causes and Consequences of Crusader Conquest of the Holy Land. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  73. The Causes and Consequences of Islamic Conquest of the Holy Land. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  74. Mount of Olives and the Last Days. Matthew 24-25. (Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  75. Olives and Olive Culture in Ancient Israel. Jacob 5. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  76. The Atonement of Jesus Christ. Matthew 26; Luke 22. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  77. The History, Development, Controversy, and Purpose of the BYU Jerusalem Center. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  78. Jesus’ Triumphal Entry. Luke 19. (Dominus Flevit, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  79. Hellenistic Philosophy and Science in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  80. The Hasmonean Revolt and Its Implications for the New Testament. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  81. Josephus and Jewish History. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  82. Jewish Sects and Philosophies at the Time of Jesus. (Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, Zealots), 2016.
  83. The Origins of the Modern Day Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  84. Nationalism, Judaism, Zionism, and Its Role in Modern Israel. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  85. Jesus and the Healing of the Lame Man at the Pool of Bethesda. John 5. (St. Anne’s Church, Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  86. The Role of Kingship in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  87. Conditional Covenants in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  88. Unconditional Covenants in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  89. Synagogues in the Time of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2016.
  90. Masada: Palace, Fortress, Archaeological Wonder. (Masada, Israel), 2016.
  91. Lehi’s Dream, Nephi’s Vision, and the Wadis of the Judean Desert. (Dead Sea, Israel), 2016.
  92. Nomen Ist Omen: Word Play in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  93. Nephi as Scribe. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  94. Ancient Israelite Educational and Scribal Training and Practices. (Galilee, Israel), 2016.
  95. Jerome, Bible Transmission and Translation, and the Latin Vulgate. (Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine), 2016.
  96. Olive Tree & Olive Oil Symbolism. (Gethsemane, Israel), 2016.
  97. The Tenants of Islam. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  98. The Muslim Call to Prayer. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  99. Muslim Ramadan, Practices, Purposes, and Meaning. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  100. The Meaning and Symbolism of Jewish Orthodox Clothing and Ritual. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  101. The Mountains and Valleys of Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  102. The Geology of Israel. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  103. The Gates of Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.
  104. The Three Israelite High Holy Days Anciently and Now: Passover, Pentecost,
    Sukkot (including Day of Atonement). (Jerusalem, Israel), 2016.

2015

  1. “Using the Bible to Contextualize Nephi & the Book of Mormon.” BYU Library Christmas Conference (Provo, UT), 2015.
  2. “Using Technology to Breathe New Life into Your Classes Through Creativity, Innovation, and Design.” Pre-conference workshop co-taught with Ken Alford (BYU). Teaching Professor Technology Conference (New Orleans, LA), 2015.
  3. “Touring Scriptural History? The Case of Book of Mormon Lands.” 7th Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Tourism Expert Conference (Girona, Spain), 2015. (Dan Olsen, Taylor Halverson, and Tyler Griffin).
  4. “Using Google Earth to Enhance Your Scripture Study.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2015.
  5. “Following the Footsteps of Jesus Using Google Earth.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2015.
  6. “Following the Footsteps of Paul Using Google Earth, Part 1.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2015.
  7. “Following the Footsteps of Paul Using Google Earth, Part 2.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2015.
  8. “Using Google Earth to Enhance Your Scripture Study.” BYU College of Distance and Continuing Education Administrative Seminar (Aspen Grove, UT), September 2015.
  9. “Using Google Earth to Enhance Your Scripture Study.” BYU College of Distance and Continuing Education Staff Seminar (Provo, UT), October 2015.
  10. “Nephi and the Book of Mormon: Perspectives and Insights from the Bible.” (Draper, UT), 2015.
  11. “Covenants in the Old Testament and the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2015.
  12. “Tablets: Ancient and Modern.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2015.
  13. “The Shadow of Laban: Literary and Word Studies in the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2015.
  14. “Kingship in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2015.
  15. “Abinadi’s Contest with the Priests of Noah.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2015.
  16. “Co-Designing a Survey Course with Learners to Achieve Learning Transformation.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Atlanta, GA), 2015.
  17. “Nephi and the Book of Mormon: Perspectives and Insights from the Bible.” (Sandy, UT), 2015.
  18. Interdisciplinary Innovation.” Instructional Psychology & Technology Seminar with Melissa Warr and Rick West (BYU), 2015.

2014

  1. “The Relevance of Old Testament History, Culture, and Theology for Understanding Nephi and the Book of Mormon.” (Stevenson Ranch, CA), 2014.
  2. “Engaging the Scriptures Geographically.” Instructional Design and Learning Community (Salt Lake City, UT), 2014.
  3. “Motivation and Learning in Biblical Studies.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Diego, CA), 2014.
  4. “Teaching the Bible with Google Earth and Other Visualization Tools.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Diego, CA), 2014.
  5. “Course Design.” Pre-conference half-day workshop. Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Diego, CA), 2014.
  6. “My Interdisciplinary Journey.” BYU Faculty Center Series (Provo, UT), 2014.
  7. “Four Creativity Individuals from History and Why They Matter Today.” Salt Lake City Kiwanis Club, October 2014.
  8. “Weaving Allusions and Intertextuality into 1 Peter.” Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT), 2014.
  9. “Studying the Scriptures Geographically Enhances Contextual Understanding.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2014.
  10. “Studying the Scriptures Geographically Using Scriptures.byu.edu.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2014.
  11. “Exploring the First Mission of Paul Using Google Earth.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2014.
  12. “Exploring the Last Week of the Life of Jesus Using Google Earth.” BYU Education Week (Provo, UT), 2014.
  13. “Nephi and the Book of Mormon: Perspectives and Insights from the Bible.” (Cottonwood, UT), 2014.
  14. Tabitha and Peter. Acts 9:36-43. (Jaffa, Israel), 2014.
  15. Cornelius, Peter, and the Conversion of the Gentiles. Acts 10 (Caesarea Maritima, Israel), 2014.
  16. Elijah and the Priests of Baal. 1 Kings 18. (Mt. Carmel, Israel), 2014.
  17. Armageddon and Revelation 16. (Megiddo, Israel), 2014.
  18. The Canaanites and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2014.
  19. Ancient Israel and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2014.
  20. The Boyhood Home of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2014.
  21. Jesus Turns Water to Wine. John 2. (Cana, Israel), 2014.
  22. The Geography of the Galilee. (Mt. Arbel, Israel), 2014.
  23. Ancient Canaanite Culture and Cities. (Tel Hazor, Israel), 2014.
  24. Abraham Rescues Lot. Genesis 14. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2014.
  25. Israel and Her Ancient Neighboring Civilizations. (Beit Tzed / Bethsaida, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  26. Druze History and Religion. (Mas’ada, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  27. The Strategic Role of the Golan Heights. (Golan Heights, Israel), 2014.
  28. The Role of Water in Israel: Past and Present. (Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  29. Roman Religion in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Banias, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  30. Ancient Israelite Religion. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2014.
  31. King David and the Tel Dan Stele. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2014.
  32. Roman Roads, Forts and Provinces. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2014.
  33. Peter and the Keys of the Priesthood. Matthew 16. (Banias, Israel), 2014.
  34. The Beatitudes. Matthew 5-8. (Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  35. Sea Faring and Fishing the Sea of Galilee at the Time of Jesus. (Ginosar, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  36. Miracles at the Sea of Galilee. (Sea of Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  37. The Home of Peter. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  38. Jesus’ Galilean Ministry. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  39. Miracle of Fishes and Loaves. Mark 6. (Tabgha, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  40. Resurrection Appearance of Jesus. John 21. (Tabgha, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  41. The Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Mark 1; Matthew 3; Luke 3; John 1. (Yardenit, Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  42. Deborah and Barak versus Jabin and Sisera. Judges 4. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2014.
  43. The Transfiguration of Jesus. Mark 9; Matthew 17; Luke 9. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2014.
  44. The Fall of Saul and the Rise of David. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2014.
  45. Theaters and Entertainment in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2014.
  46. Bath Houses in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2014.
  47. Ancient Near Eastern Creation Myths and Genesis. (Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  48. Noah, Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, Utnapishtim, and Ziusudra: The Quest for Eternal Life. (Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  49. Aristotle, Plato, and Interpreting the Bible. (Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  50. Ancient Canaanite Religion and Its Relationship to Ancient Israelite Religion. (Galilee, Israel), 2014.
  51. Agriculture, Commerce, and Ancient International Highways. (Jezreel Valley, Israel), 2014.
  52. Joshua and the Walls of Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank Palestine), 2014.
  53. Herodian Structures in Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank Palestine), 2014.
  54. The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Interpretation. (Qumran, Israel), 2014.
  55. The Nativity. Luke 2; Matthew 2. (Bethlehem, West Bank Palestine), 2014.
  56. Warfare and Defense in the Ancient World. (Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  57. The Canaanites and Ancient Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  58. David, Solomon, and the Old City of David. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  59. Jewish Worship & Temple. (Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  60. Byzantine Christianity and Jerusalem. (Dormitian Abbey, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  61. Ottoman Empire and Jerusalem. (Walls of Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  62. Jesus’ Imprisonment and Peter’s Denial. Mark 14; Matthew 26; Luke 22; John 13. (St. Peter in Gallicantu, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  63. The Burial of Jesus. Mark 15; Matthew 27; Luke 23; John 19. (Church of Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  64. The Resurrection of Jesus. Mark 16; Matthew 28; Luke 24; John 20. (Garden Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  65. Israelite History and Culture. (Jerusalem Citadel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  66. The Condemnation of Jesus. John 19. (Church of the Condemnation and Imposition of the Cross, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  67. The Flagellation of Jesus. Mark 15. (Church of the Flagellation, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  68. Jesus Heals the Blind Man. John 9. (Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  69. King Herod’s Expansion of the Jerusalem Temple. (Kotel Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  70. Holy Places Past and Present. (Temple Mount / al Haram al Sharif, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  71. Mary the Mother of Jesus. (Tomb of the Virgin Mary, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  72. Mount of Olives and the Last Days. Matthew 24-25. (Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  73. Olives and Olive Culture in Ancient Israel. Jacob 5. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  74. The Atonement of Jesus Christ. Matthew 26; Luke 22. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  75. The History, Development, Controversy, and Purpose of the BYU Jerusalem Center. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  76. Assyrian Threats and Hezekiah’s Broad Wall. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  77. Ancient Roman Marketplaces. (Cardo, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  78. The Lord’s Prayer. Luke 11. (Pater Noster, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  79. Jesus’ Triumphal Entry. Luke 19. (Dominus Flevit, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  80. Jesus and “I Am the Vine Speech” in John 15. (Kidron Valley, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  81. Jesus’ Great Intercessory Prayer. John 17. (Kidron Valley, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  82. Hellenistic Philosophy and Science in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  83. The Hasmonean Revolt and Its Implications for the New Testament. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  84. Josephus and Jewish History. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  85. Jewish Sects and Philosophies at the Time of Jesus. (Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, Zealots), 2014.
  86. The Origins of the Modern Day Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  87. Nationalism, Judaism, Zionism, and Its Role in Modern Israel. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  88. Building Ancient Jerusalem. (Zedekiah’s Cave and Quarry, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.
  89. Jesus and the Healing of the Lame Man at the Pool of Bethesda. John 5. (St. Anne’s Church, Jerusalem, Israel), 2014.

2013

  1. “Accessible Scriptures and Accessible Scholarship: Emerging Tools.” Global Education and Research Technologies Group, pre-conference workshop. Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Baltimore, MD), 2013.
  2. “Course Design.” Pre-conference half-day workshop. Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Baltimore, MD), 2013.
  3. “To Grade or Not to Grade? Assessing Learning in Theology, Religion, or Biblical Studies Courses.”Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Baltimore, MD), 2013.
  4. “Brain Rules and Teaching the Bible.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference(Baltimore, MD), 2013.
  5. “God’s Grace is Sufficient.” Girls Camp, Camp Aerie, Kamas UT, 2013.
  6. “Isaiah 56, Abraham, and the Stranger: The Outcast Invited into the Temple.” Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT), 2013.
  7. “Covenants in the Old Testament and the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2013.
  8. “Tablets: Ancient and Modern.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2013.
  9. “The Shadow of Laban: Literary and Word Studies in the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2013.
  10. “Kingship in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2013.
  11. “Abinadi’s Contest with the Priests of Noah.” Aspen Grove Family Camp (Provo, UT), 2013.
  12. “What is Teaching and Learning? Why a Personal Philosophy of Teaching Matters.” Workshop at L’Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II (Rabat, Morocco), 2013.
  13. “Course Design.” Workshop at L’Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II (Rabat, Morocco), 2013.
  14. “Tips and Resources for Teaching and Learning.” Workshop at L’Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II (Rabat, Morocco), 2013.
  15. “What is Teaching and Learning? Why a Personal Philosophy of Teaching Matters.” Workshop at Institute for Leadership and Communication Studies (Rabat, Morocco), 2013.

2012

  1. “Course Design.” Pre-Conference half-day workshop. Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Chicago, IL), 2012.
  2. “To Grade or Not to Grade? Assessing Learning in Theology, Religion, or Biblical Studies Courses.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Chicago, IL), 2012.
  3. “Just-in-Time Teaching Tactics.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Chicago, IL), 2012.
  4. “Book review of ‘Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel’ (John Rogerson, London: Thames and Hudson, 1999).” 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (Washington, DC), 2012.
  5. “Book review of ‘Jordan: Past & Present’ (E. Borgia. Trans., A. Potter, Rome: Vision, 2001).” 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (Washington, DC), 2012.
  6. “Book review of ‘Israel: Past & Present’ (D. Bahat, Rome: Vision, 1998).” 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (Washington, DC), 2012.
  7. “Book review of ‘Civilizations of Ancient Iraq’ (Benjamin R. Foster and Karen Polinger Foster, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009).” 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (Washington, DC), 2012.
  8. “Evaluation of Design Work and the Achievement of Learning Outcomes in Senior Capstone Courses.” American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX), 2012. (Robert Todd, Carl Sorenson, and Taylor Halverson.)
  9. “Bloom into Engaging Alignment: Making Design and Learning Fun.” The Teaching Professor National Conference (Washington, D.C.), 2012. (Susan Eliason, Taylor Halverson, and Ken Plummer).
  10. “Fostering Engagement with Technology.” Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement Conference (Orem, UT), 2012.
  11. “Designing Engaging Learning for a Large General Education Course using Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy.” Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement Conference (Orem, UT), 2012.

2011

  1. “Introduction to Book of Mormon Geography” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  2. “Nephi’s Testimony: The Beauty and Power of the First Book of Nephi.” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  3. “The Shadow of Laban: Literary and Word Studies in the Book of Mormon.” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  4. “Kingship in Ancient Israel and the Book of Mormon.” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  5. “Abinadi’s Contest with the Priests of Noah.” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  6. “The Book of Mormon and the Pattern of Redemption.” Book of Mormon Cruise (Mexico, Belize, & Honduras), 2011.
  7. “Using Electronic Response Systems to Enhance Close Reading Skills.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Francisco, CA), 2011.
  8. “Teaching the Bible with Technology.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Francisco, CA), 2011.
  9. “Learning Outcomes: Effective Tools and Processes.” E-Learn World Conference (Honolulu, HI), 2011. (Taylor Halverson and Jeff Fox).
  10. “Building Our Own Modular, Web Service-based Learning Management System: Lessons Learned So Far.” E-Learn World Conference (Honolulu, HI), 2011. (Jeff Fox and Taylor Halverson).
  11. “A Case Study of How Project-Based Learning Helps Increase Relevance and Motivation for Learners.” American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference (Vancouver, British Columbia), 2011. (Taylor Halverson and Rollin Hotchkiss).
  12. “The Shadow of Laban: Literary and Word Studies in the Book of Mormon.” (Springville, UT), 2011.
  13. “Industry Experience and Perspective: A Survey of Advice Brigham Young University Capstone Alumni Share with Incoming Students.” American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference (Vancouver, British Columbia), 2011. (Taylor Halverson, Robert Todd, Christopher Mattson, and Gregg Warnick).
  14. “Book review of ‘The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World’ (Glenn R. Bugh, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.)” 41st Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (New Orleans, LA), 2011.
  15. “Omega and Alpha, Beginning at the End: Backward Design in Course Preparation.” Society of Biblical Literature Regional Conference (Denver, CO), 2011.
  16. “Developing Learning Communities in Higher Education Using Twitter: What Works and What Doesn’t.” Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement Conference (Orem, UT), 2011. (Taylor Halverson and Lisa Halverson).

2010

  1. “Teaching Philosophies Workshop: Theoretical Considerations and Practical Applications.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (Atlanta, GA), 2010.
  2. “Covenantal Faithfulness in the Land of Zion—Suzerain-Vassal Treaties and the Establishment of Zion.” BYU Studies 50th Anniversary Symposium (Provo, UT), 2010.
  3. “The Parabolic Use of the Symbol of Cutting Covenants: The Dichotomized Servant of Matthew 24.” Symbolism in Scripture: Types, Shadows, and Signs. 2010 Biennial Restoration Scripture Convention (Provo, UT), 2010.
  4. “Isaiah 56: The Outcast Invited into the Temple.”  Bonneville 1st Ward, Provo, UT, 2010.
  5. “Reading the Past for the Future: When Ideologies Precipitate Crises They Were Intended to Avert.” 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (Provo, UT), 2010.
  6. “Using Dropbox Technology to Implement Electronic Portfolios, Collaborate, or Backup Data.” Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange (Salt Lake City, UT), 2010.

2009

  1. “Effective Uses of Discussion Forums for Biblical Studies Courses at a Distance.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (New Orleans, LA), 2009.
  2. “A New Software Resource for Learning Biblical Hebrew.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (New Orleans, LA), 2009. (Donald Parry, Samuel Smith, and Taylor Halverson).
  3. The Path of Angels: A Biblical Pattern for the Role of Angels in Physical Salvation.” Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT), 2009.
  4. “Ways to Get and Retain a Job.” Instructional Psychology & Technology forum (Provo, UT), 2009.
  5. Armageddon and Revelation 16. (Megiddo, Israel), 2009.
  6. The Canaanites and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2009.
  7. Ancient Israel and Megiddo. (Megiddo, Israel), 2009.
  8. The Boyhood Home of Jesus. (Nazareth, Israel), 2009.
  9. Jesus Turns Water to Wine. John 2 (Cana, Israel), 2009.
  10. The Geography of the Galilee. (Mt. Arbel, Israel), 2009.
  11. Abraham Rescues Lot. Genesis 14. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2009.
  12. Druze History and Religion. (Golan Heights, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  13. The Strategic Role of the Golan Heights. (Golan Heights, Israel), 2009.
  14. The Role of Water in Israel: Past and Present. (Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  15. Roman Religion in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Banias, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  16. Ancient Israelite Religion. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2009.
  17. King David and the Tel Dan Stele. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2009.
  18. Roman Roads, Forts and Provinces. (Tel Dan, Israel), 2009.
  19. Peter and the Keys of the Priesthood. Matthew 16. (Banias, Israel), 2009.
  20. The Beatitudes. Matthew 5-8. (Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  21. Sea Faring and Fishing the Sea of Galilee at the Time of Jesus. (Ginosar, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  22. Miracles at the Sea of Galilee. (Sea of Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  23. The Home of Peter. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  24. Jesus’ Galilean Ministry. (Capernaum, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  25. Miracle of Fishes and Loaves. Mark 6. (Tabgha, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  26. Resurrection Appearance of Jesus. John 21. (Tabgha, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  27. The Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Mark 1; Matthew 3; Luke 3; John 1. (Yardenit, Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  28. Deborah and Barak versus Jabin and Sisera. Judges 4. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2009.
  29. The Transfiguration of Jesus. Mark 9; Matthew 17; Luke 9. (Mt. Tabor, Israel), 2009.
  30. The Fall of Saul and the Rise of David. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2009.
  31. Theaters and Entertainment in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2009.
  32. Bath Houses in the Roman Empire. (Beit She’an, Israel), 2009.
  33. Ancient Near Eastern Creation Myths and Genesis. (Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  34. Noah, Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, Utnapishtim, and Ziusudra: The Quest for Eternal Life. (Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  35. Aristotle, Plato, and Interpreting the Bible. (Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  36. Ancient Canaanite Religion and Its Relationship to Ancient Israelite Religion. (Galilee, Israel), 2009.
  37. Agriculture, Commerce, and Ancient International Highways .(Jezreel Valley, Israel), 2009.
  38. Joshua and the Walls of Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank Palestine), 2009.
  39. Herodian Structures in Jericho. (Jericho, West Bank Palestine), 2009.
  40. The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Interpretation. (Qumran, Israel), 2009.
  41. The Nativity. Luke 2; Matthew 2. (Bethlehem, West Bank Palestine), 2009.
  42. The Raising of Lazarus. John 11. (Lazarus Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  43. The Jewish Revolt Against Rome: Zealots and Masada. (Masada, Israel), 2009.
  44. Warfare and Defense in the Ancient World. (Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  45. The Canaanites and Ancient Jerusalem. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  46. David, Solomon, and the Old City of David. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  47. Jewish Worship & Temple. (Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  48. Byzantine Christianity and Jerusalem. (Dormitian Abbey, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  49. Ottoman Empire and Jerusalem. (Walls of Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  50. Jesus’ Imprisonment and Peter’s Denial. Mark 14; Matthew 26; Luke 22; John 13. (St. Peter in Gallicantu, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  51. The Burial of Jesus. Mark 15; Matthew 27; Luke 23; John 19. (Church of Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  52. The Resurrection of Jesus. Mark 16; Matthew 28; Luke 24; John 20. (Garden Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  53. Israelite History and Culture. (Jerusalem Citadel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  54. The Condemnation of Jesus. John 19. (Church of the Condemnation and Imposition of the Cross, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  55. The Flagellation of Jesus. Mark 15. (Church of the Flagellation, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  56. Orson Hyde’s Dedication of the Land of Israel for the Return of the Jews. (Orson Hyde Memorial Park, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  57. Jesus Heals the Blind Man. John 9. (Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  58. King Herod’s Expansion of the Jerusalem Temple. (Kotel Tunnel, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  59. Holy Places Past and Present. (Temple Mount / al Haram al Sharif, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  60. Mary the Mother of Jesus. (Tomb of the Virgin Mary, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  61. Mount of Olives and the Last Days. Matthew 24-25. (Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  62. Olives and Olive Culture in Ancient Israel. Jacob 5. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  63. The Atonement of Jesus Christ. Matthew 26; Luke 22. (Garden of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  64. Assyrian Threats and Hezekiah’s Broad Wall. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  65. Ancient Roman Marketplaces. (Cardo, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  66. The Lord’s Prayer. Luke 11. (Pater Noster, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  67. Jesus’ Triumphal Entry. Luke 19. (Dominus Flevit, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  68. Jesus and “I Am the Vine Speech” in John 15. (Kidron Valley, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  69. Jesus’ Great Intercessory Prayer. John 17. (Kidron Valley, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  70. Hellenistic Philosophy and Science in Israel at the Time of Jesus. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  71. The Hasmonean Revolt and Its Implications for the New Testament. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  72. Josephus and Jewish History. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  73. Jewish Sects and Philosophies at the Time of Jesus. (Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, Zealots), 2009.
  74. The Origins of the Modern Day Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  75. Nationalism, Judaism, Zionism, and Its Role in Modern Israel. (Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.
  76. Jesus and the Healing of the Lame Man at the Pool of Bethesda. John 5. (St. Anne’s Church, Jerusalem, Israel), 2009.

2008 & Earlier

  1. “Did Northern Israel Collapse because It Failed to Evolve from Charismatic to Bureaucratic Leadership? Weberian Categories Provide New Views from Old Eyes.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Diego, CA), 2007.
  2. “Was Adam the First Monotheist?” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Diego, CA), 2007.
  3. “Ancient Israelite Kingship: Theory & Practice.” Faculty Forum Series (Provo, UT), 2007.
  4. “What is a Gospel: Ancient Biographies.” Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT), 2006.
  5. “Fact and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code.” (Bloomington, IN), 2006.
  6. “Whose Classroom? Learning Strategies for Distributed Learning in Religious Studies.” SBL/AAR Midwest Regional Conference (Deerfield, IL), 2005.
  7. “Instructional Technology for Religious Studies.” Religion and Technology Symposium (Bloomington, IN), 2005.
  8. “Keeping the Spirit in Academics and in the Home.” (Bloomington, IN), 2004.
  9. “Forms of Covenants in the Old Testament and Their Significance in Latter-day Scriptures.” (Bloomington, IN), 2004.
  10. “Josephus & 1st Maccabees: Redecorating the Narrative.” Society of Biblical Literature National Conference (San Antonio, TX), 2004.
  11. “Technology, Teaching, and Critical Thinking: An Emerging Theory.” Theology and Pedagogy in Cyberspace II (Chicago, IL), 2004.
  12. “The Lives of Abraham.” (Bloomington, IN), 2003.
  13. “Why Alexander the Great Matters for the New Testament.” (Bloomington, IN), 2003.
  14. “Gratitude: The Engine of Joy.” (Terre Haute, IN), 2001.
  15. “Jewish Holy Days in the Time of Jesus.” CES Regional New Testament Symposium (Littleton, MA), 2000.
  16. “Temples: Ancient and Modern.” (Augusta, ME), 1999.

Interviews

  1. Recreating the Book of Mormon World, LDS Perspectives Podcast (with Tyler Griffin) (August 2, 2017).
  2. Book of Mormon Central and the Modern-Day Tyndale Moment, (January 26, 2016).
  3. In the Gospel, Faith Must Come First, (March 19, 2015).
  4. BYU Religious Studies Center Interview with Taylor Halverson, (September 10, 2010)

Newspaper Coverage

  1. Virtual Scriptures Group Creates Interactive Map of Book of Mormon, The Daily Universe, March 15, 2017.
  2. Education Week: Google Earth Can Enhance Scripture StudyThe Digital Universe, August 19, 2015.

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