Speaker: Gary James Bergera

Pillars of My Faith

Pillars of My Faith This is Sunstone’s perennially best-attended session. Here speakers share the events and concepts that animate their religious lives; a little soul-baring, a little spiritual journey, a little intellectual testimony-bearing. This self-reflective night is about the things that matter most, plus spirited congregational hymn-singing. Linda Hoffman Kimball, Gary James Bergera, Thomas F. …

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‘Only Your Hearts Know’: Sunstone During the Rector/Stephenson/Peck Years–Part 2: The Elbert Peck Years

‘Only Your Hearts Know’: Sunstone During the Rector/Stephenson/Peck Years–Part 2: The Elbert Peck Years This paper, the second half of a history of the Sunstone Foundation during the years Daniel Rector, Linda Jean Stephenson, and Elbert Peck served as publishers and executive directors, treats the period Elbert headed the foundation. During this tumultuous time, Sunstone …

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Bodies, Parts and Persons: Image and Identity in Women’s Lives

Bodies, Parts and Persons: Image and Identity in Women’s Lives Identity and worth in females have long been associated with culturally manipulated perceptions about physical beauty. The panel will explore the relationship of body image and the sense of self in girls and women. It will also discuss the effects that society’s obsession with physical …

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Eternal Family Feud: The Alternate Voices Gameshow Showdown

Eternal Family Feud: The Alternate Voices Gameshow Showdown Part ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” part “Jeopardy,” part “Family Feud,” part “Hollywood Squares,” part seminary scripture chase, the Sunstone symposium has never seen an event like this. The alumni of BYU’s two most self- important alternative magazines–7th East Press and Student Review–square off to settle …

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