“What Will Bring Peace in Our Time of Anxiety, Racism and Other Problems?”

President Dallin H. Oaks,

27 October 2020 BYU Devotional Address & Church Newsroom Article Provo, Utah News Release

“Current efforts to identify and eliminate personal and official racism are best accomplished if we understand their relationship to scriptural references in the Old Testament and even the New Testament. As believers relying on scriptural history, we can be troubled and misled by Bible-recorded scriptural directions or traditions that may be viewed as racist or discriminatory by modern definition.”