Margaret Barker, a Methodist scholar of Bible and Temple Studies, spoke October 12, 2018, at BYU on “Creation Theology, Temple, and the Environment.” Dr. Barker works with faith communities to raise awareness of pressing environmental issues such as the plight of the world’s waters.
The program included:
- John W. Welch, Welcome and Introduction
- Margaret Barker, “Creation Theology in the Bible, Science, and the Environment”
- George B. Handley, “Reflections on Latter-day Saint Belief, Stewardship, and Climate”
- David J. Larsen, “The Righteous Maintenance of the Creation against the Pride Cycle in the Book of Mormon”
- Jacob Rennaker, “The Garden, the Globe, and the Glory of God: Finding the Temple in Genesis 1-3 and Beyond”