Please join us for the evening of Fellowship, Food, Jewish/LDS Inspiration and Music
Dr. Ogden is an Emeritus Professor of Ancient Scripture.
In the 1980s he served as president of the Jerusalem Branch in Israel. For 14 years he helped administer BYU’s study programs in the Holy Land and guided students on field study trips all over Israel/Palestine, the Sinai, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Greece.
He has taught courses in Hebrew, Old and New Testament, writings of Isaiah, the Bible as literature, history of the ancient Near East, biblical and modern geography of the Holy Land, and more.
He has climbed Mount Sinai 18 times. See more in his BYU bio (https://religion.byu.edu/kelly_ogden).
You might find his recent article interesting: "Questions about Latter-day Saint Temples from a Jewess". It contains interesting insight. http://ldsmag.com/article-1-9012/.
Brother Ogden is the author of numerous books (see bottom of page) some with Andrew Skinner and David Galbraith (who also was director of BYU Jerusalem for 25 years.)
For five years Brother Ogden helped prepare the LDS editions of the Scriptures. He is now a sealer in the Provo Temple.
The usual evening format; see http://news.mormonsandjews.org/. The talk will be in the chapel; no recording will be made. A relevant PDF will be made available later for our members through the US and world who cannot attend. (We have over 1000 members world-wide.)
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