Fab40: Anthony Sweat

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Want to go behind the scenes of overlooked Latter-day Saint teachings and history? No sweat! A BYU professor by day and a practicing artist, publisher and podcaster by night, Anthony Sweat is known for producing new tools (both visual and written) to help individuals more clearly understand ideas related to faith. His most recent publication, “Repicturing the Restoration” provides members of his faith with never-before depicted events that occurred at the beginning of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Whether seen in a classroom or heard on the Y Religion podcast, Anthony’s voice exudes passion and curiosity for the subjects he speaks about and captures the interest of those wanting to learn more.

Carnival Craving “Nachos.”

Rickety Ride “Learning to balance multiple roles and to keep many plates spinning.”

Merry-Go-Round Moment “When I asked my wife to marry me! And then I did cartwheels down the hill when she said yes.”

Theme Park “A theme park RIDE that represents me would be one that has a fast start, some unexpected turns, big hills, some thrilling loops, but the whole time the lap bar never feels quite tight enough and you’re afraid you might fall out.”

Sweet Suggestions “Have a Plan A but realize most people are on Plan D. Move forward with purpose, but stay open to the serendipitous.”

Gem of the Utah Valley Jamboree “Run/bike/hike up Hobble Creek Canyon. That canyon is a gem.”

Clowning Around “I love to use my hands to create something that never existed before. And doing anything athletic, except golf. (Sorry, Dad.)”

Kettle Korn Quirk “I swish around the ice in my cup, so that all parts of my beverage have equal chillage.”

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