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The Interpreter Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, and the Doctrine and Covenants), early LDS history, and related subjects.
“Divinity is always growing, always self-surpassing. However great God is in any moment has been surpassed in the next moment. Human beings are the same way. And it is precisely the religious person, it is precisely the devoted person, the person whose heart is fully...read more
The April 22 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Allen Wyatt, Craig Foster, and Matt Bowen. Topics discussed included onomastic wordplay in the Book of Mormon, other ancient scripture, and ancient cultures; Steve Smoot’s review of John Gee’s latest book, An Introduction to the Book of Abraham; and how to help youth maintain faith and how each of them was drawn to the world of apologetics.read more
An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 14: The making of the golden calf is often presented as the height of Israel’s rejection of God and His law. But it was only one of several incidents of rebellion that occurred in the wilderness. Among all these provocations, which ones were the most serious?read more
The April 15 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Bruce Webster, Kris Frederiksen, and Kevin Christensen. Topics discussed included include the new tenure of President Nelson, educational and career backgrounds of members of the Quorum of the Twelve, authority structure of the Church, and financial practices of the Church.read more
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We are pleased to announce the addition of tools to the The Interpreter Foundation website that allow you to download and share our content in a variety of formats, much as has been available on the Interpreter Journal site for many years. These capabilities are...read more
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.read more
In this presentation, entitled "Enos—Wrestling a Man and Seeing God’s Face: Allusions to the Temple and Christ’s Atonement in Early Nephite Uses of the Jacob and Esau Story,” Professor Matthew L. Bowen compares the stories of Jacob’s wrestle with the "man" in Genesis...read more
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