Ronald E. Bartholomew relates the Old Testament story of Job and practical applications during his BYU Education Week presentation. | BYU Education Week

Ronald E. Bartholomew’s struggles have given him new admiration and respect for the biblical figure of Job

PROVO — An unexpected trial in Ronald E. Bartholomew’s life has given him new admiration and respect for the biblical figure of Job.

“I’ve had quite the journey the last few months,” Bartholomew said in the opening moments of his BYU Education Week presentation. “I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This has really helped me appreciate Job better than I ever did before. I feel like I’m telling this presentation from a perspective of experience rather than just talking about it.”

Bartholomew’s online presentation with practical applications from the Book of Job and his personal experience with Parkinson’s disease was one of many classes made available to patrons last week as part of BYU Education Week’s revamped online format.

BYU Education Week was originally scheduled Aug. 17-21. Due to the effects brought on by COVID-19, organizers adjusted to have more than 50 presenters create virtual classes covering a wide range of topics. The classes became available Oct. 7 and …read more

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