Summarized by Eileen Bell
Education can be a bit unnerving
Provo UT Daily Herald 17Aug99 C4
By Grant Madsen: Special to The Daily Herald
This article set up last week's Education Week classes at BYU. The popular
annual event draws members of the Church from throughout North America
for a week of special lecture opportunities.
One of the 170 BYU faculty taking part was professor of Church history and
doctrine Susan Easton Black. "It's nice when one or two people who are
eager to learn show up to hear you speak. But it can be a little scary when
there are lots of people there." Sister Black carried out her lectures at
the Marriott Center, the same 23 thousand seat area where President
Boyd K. Packer spoke on Tuesday morning.
Sister Black is modest about the crowds she draws. Beforehand, she
said she felt her topic what attracts the crowds. "I'm going to be
talking about the life of the Savior, and I think that people will show up
because they're interested in the topic."
This year's theme for Education Week was "The Quest for Light and