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Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time

Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time

Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time

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Sacred Time, Sacred Space, & Sacred Meaning

Proceedings of the Third Interpreter Matthew B. Brown Memorial Conference “The Temple on Mount Zion,” 5 November 2016
Temple on Mount Zion Series 4
Stephen D. Ricks and Jeffrey M. Bradshaw (eds.)
The hardcover is now available for purchase from Amazon at $24.99
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Essay #39: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: The Names of Moses as “Keywords” (Moses 1:25)

Essay #39: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: The Names of Moses as “Keywords” (Moses 1:25)

In light of our cultural and conceptual distance from the milieu of Moses 1, we are fortunate that imperfect documents from antiquity like the Apocalypse of Abraham (ApAb) may nevertheless provide keys for understanding that “mysterious other world,” even when existing manuscripts were written much later and, not infrequently, have come to us in a form that is riddled with the ridiculous.

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Televised Interview of Actor Paul Wuthrich from Witnesses

Televised Interview of Actor Paul Wuthrich from Witnesses

Salt Lake City’s ABC affiliate, ABC4, televised a five-minute interview interview with Paul Wuthrich – the “Joseph Smith” in Interpreter’s Witnesses film – yesterday morning. See it at https://www.abc4.com/gtu/portrayal-of-joseph-smith-in-witnesses-shows-humanity/....

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Interpreter Radio Show — January 3, 2021

Interpreter Radio Show — January 3, 2021

You can listen to or download the January 3 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Neal Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, and Hales Swift. In this episode,...

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Record-Keeping Technology among God’s People in Ancient and Modern Times

Poesy and Prosody in the Book of Mormon

Abstract: Robert Smith makes the case that “poetic art in the Book of Mormon is highly developed” — you just need to have the eye to recognize it. Though many readers are aware of the stunning examples of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon, thanks to the pioneering work...

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Essay #39: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: The Names of Moses as “Keywords” (Moses 1:25)

Essay #38: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Passes Through the Heavenly Veil (Moses 1:25–27)

In light of our cultural and conceptual distance from the milieu of Moses 1, we are fortunate that imperfect documents from antiquity like the Apocalypse of Abraham (ApAb) may nevertheless provide keys for understanding that “mysterious other world,” even when existing manuscripts were written much later and, not infrequently, have come to us in a form that is riddled with the ridiculous.

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