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Heralding a New Age of Book of Mormon Scholarship – Steven T. Densley, Jr.

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A review of John W. Welch, Neal Rappleye, Stephen O. Smoot, David J. Larsen, and Taylor Halverson, eds., Knowing Why: 137 Evidences That the Book of Mormon is True. Covenant Communications, Inc., 2017, 380 pages including endnotes […]

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Janus Parallelism in the Book of Job: A Review of Scott B. Noegel’s Work – Jeff Lindsay

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Abstract: Janus parallelism is a recently discovered tool evident in ancient Hebrew poetry. Like the two-faced Roman god Janus, Janus parallelism employs a Hebrew word with two meanings that faces two ways. One meaning of […]

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An Important Year in History – Craig L. Foster

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A review of Turtle Bunbury, 1847: A Chronicle of Genius, Generosity & Savagery (Dublin: Gill Books, 2016). 388 pages, $43.00, hardback.   I’m one of those people who love finding out when people’s lives have […]

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“He Did Go About Secretly”: Additional Thoughts on the Literary Use of Alma’s Name – Matthew L. Bowen

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Abstract: Mormon describes Alma the Younger’s “go[ing] about secretly” to destroy the church that his father, Alma the Elder, had established (Mosiah 27:8–10), this as a narratalogical inversion of that period when Alma the Elder […]

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Barlow on Book of Mormon Language: An Examination of Some Strained Grammar – Stanford Carmack

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Abstract: Comments made by Philip Barlow on Book of Mormon language for an Oxford-published book are examined. Inaccuracies are pointed out, and some examples are given that show matching with 1611 King James usage as […]

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Miracles in the Book of Mormon – Gary P. Gillum

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Review of Alonzo L. Gaskill, Miracles of the Book of Mormon: A Guide to the Symbolic Messages, 2015, Springville, UT: Cedar Fort, 447 pp. + bibliography, appendix of Brief Biographical Sketches of Ancient and Modern […]

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The Divine Council in the Hebrew Bible and the Book of Mormon – Stephen O. Smoot

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Abstract: The Book of Mormon purports to be a record that originates from the ancient Near East. The authors of the book claim an Israelite heritage, and throughout the pages of the text can be […]

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The Christ Who Heals, with Fiona Givens – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Fiona Givens is a retired modern language teacher with undergraduate degrees in French and German and a graduate degree in European history. She is now an independent scholar who has published in several journals and […]

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Marjorie Newton on “The Mormons in Australia” — A Retrospective Review – Louis C. Midgley

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A Review of Marjorie Newton, Southern Cross Saints: The Mormons in Australia, foreword by Lawrence Foster (xiii-xv). (Laie, HI: Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1991). xxvi+283 pp., with a glossary of Latter-day Saint Terms (257–59), Bibliography […]

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Volume 26 Now Available for Ordering in Paperback and E-book Formats – Administration

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. The Interpreter Foundation is pleased to announce that Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, Volume 26 (2017), is now available in paperback and e-book formats. Continue reading → Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast […]

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Volume 26 Now Available for Ordering in Paperback and E-book Formats – Administration

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. The Interpreter Foundation is pleased to announce that Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, Volume 26 (2017), is now available in paperback and e-book formats. Continue reading → Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast […]

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Marjorie Newton on “The Mormons in Australia” — A Retrospective Review – Louis C. Midgley

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A Review of Marjorie Newton, Southern Cross Saints: The Mormons in Australia, foreword by Lawrence Foster (xiii-xv). (Laie, HI: Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1991). xxvi+283 pp., with a glossary of Latter-day Saint Terms (257–59), Bibliography […]

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Marjorie Newton on “The Mormons in Australia” — A Retrospective Review – Louis C. Midgley

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A Review of Marjorie Newton, Southern Cross Saints: The Mormons in Australia, foreword by Lawrence Foster (xiii-xv). (Laie, HI: Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1991). xxvi+283 pp., with a glossary of Latter-day Saint Terms (257–59), Bibliography […]

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The Gospel of Mark with Julie Smith – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. The Gospel of Mark isn’t a natural choice as a favorite Gospel narrative, but for Julie Smith “as a believing LDS scholar, it is Mark whose shine most attracts [her] gaze, partially because its light […]

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The Gospel of Mark with Julie Smith – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. The Gospel of Mark isn’t a natural choice as a favorite Gospel narrative, but for Julie Smith “as a believing LDS scholar, it is Mark whose shine most attracts [her] gaze, partially because its light […]

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Should We Apologize for Apologetics? – Steven T. Densley, Jr.

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A review of Blair G. Van Dyke & Loyd Isao Ericson, eds., Perspectives on Mormon Theology: Apologetics. Greg Kofford Books, 2017, 279 pages with endnotes and index. Abstract: An analysis of the history, scope, and […]

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Should We Apologize for Apologetics? – Steven T. Densley, Jr.

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. A review of Blair G. Van Dyke & Loyd Isao Ericson, eds., Perspectives on Mormon Theology: Apologetics. Greg Kofford Books, 2017, 279 pages with endnotes and index. Abstract: An analysis of the history, scope, and […]

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History is Nearsighted at Best with Keith Erekson – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Keith Erekson, current director of the LDS Church History Library, has worked really wherever history could be found or needed. When faced with new opportunities, he’s thought, “let’s go there, and let’s see what we […]

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History is Nearsighted at Best with Keith Erekson – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Keith Erekson, current director of the LDS Church History Library, has worked really wherever history could be found or needed. When faced with new opportunities, he’s thought, “let’s go there, and let’s see what we […]

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Gazelem the Jaredite – Elliott Jolley

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Alma refers to Gazelem in his instructions to his son Helaman in Alma 37:23. This article proposes and explores the concept of identifying Gazelem as a Jaredite seer. Other theories of the identity of Gazelem […]

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Gazelem the Jaredite – Elliott Jolley

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Alma refers to Gazelem in his instructions to his son Helaman in Alma 37:23. This article proposes and explores the concept of identifying Gazelem as a Jaredite seer. Other theories of the identity of Gazelem […]

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Martin Luther’s Theses – 500 Years Later with Craig Harline – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Some Mormons regard Martin Luther as a kind of hero. Maybe for various reasons that could be true, but many of the things that Luther was against, Mormons would be for. In fact, Mormons have […]

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Martin Luther’s Theses – 500 Years Later with Craig Harline – LDS Perspectives

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Some Mormons regard Martin Luther as a kind of hero. Maybe for various reasons that could be true, but many of the things that Luther was against, Mormons would be for. In fact, Mormons have […]

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“How long can rolling waters remain impure?”: Literary Aspects of the Doctrine and Covenants – Richard Dilworth Rust

This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. Many parts of the Doctrine and Covenants are literary in character. That is, their content is made appealing and more memorable and meaningful through aesthetic qualities. With content often determining form and form revealing content, […]