Author Archives: Thomas Ferrin

About Thomas Ferrin

Latter-day Saint (Christian). Husband, father. Qualitative researcher. Designer. Jack-of-all-trades. Beatboxer. Thinker on moral agency. I like to wear corduroy and eat street tacos.

Weekly Quote: Jeffrey Humpherys

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “[I have] little lessons along the way, [such as] the value of homework and the purpose of homework. Because … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Mark Butler

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “You can’t serve them if you don’t know them. So that means no matter how large the class, we … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Ken Solen

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “As we walk into class, it’s important that we understand that the journey that [students are] on, and the core … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Kevin Kelly

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “I [tell] students … ‘Maybe there’s a chance somewhere in your life where you’re going to take what you learn here … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Scott Sommerfeldt

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “I think there are two extremes you can go to here. We can easily get the one in [the … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Jini Roby

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging.   “[It’s] about caring about that individual student and seeing that individual student … as Heavenly Father sees that … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: John McBride

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging.   “The way I try to integrate the gospel … is that at the very beginning [I] let the … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Douglas Prawitt

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “We have to be striving to be the people that we need to be, and then we just need … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: George Handley

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “I generally feel like my main objective is just to get the students to know where I stand spiritually. … Continue reading

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Weekly Quote: Tom Sederberg

Weekly quotes come from BYU faculty members who are regarded by their students as being both spiritually strengthening and intellectually enlarging. “I’d like to comment on Brigham Young’s instruction to Karl G. Maeser. … He said, ‘You don’t even teach the … Continue reading

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