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Tracing Ancient Threads in the Book of Moses
2021 Interpreter Foundation Conference
April 23-24, 2021
Presented by The Interpreter Foundation, Brigham Young University Department of Ancient Scripture,
Book of Mormon Central, & FairMormon
Due to the COVID-19 situation, this will be a live-streaming-only conference.
For updates on conference details, go to https://interpreterfoundation.org/conferences/2021-book-of-moses-conference/
Remembrance and Return
Essays in Honor of Louis C. Midgley
Edited by Ted Vaggalis and Daniel C. Peterson
Jointly published by The Interpreter Foundation, Orem Utah
and Eborn Books, Salt Lake City, Utah
For additional information, go to https://interpreterfoundation.org/books/remembrance-and-return/
This Essay continues our look at the literary features of Moses 1. Since Moses 1 leads directly into the narrative flow of JST Genesis, it is natural that it should share stylistic and literary features of the Hebrew Bible (our Old Testament). Below, we will highlight three topics: parallelism, Hebraisms, and figures of speech or idioms.
Abstract: I propose that our current Words of Mormon in the Book of Mormon was originally a second chapter of the book of Mosiah following an initial chapter that was part of the lost 116 pages. When Joseph Smith gave the first 116 pages to...
Video Conference on the Epistle to the Hebrews: Radiating the Great Principles of the Restored Gospel
New Testament Commentary: Epistle to the Hebrews Authored by Richard D. Draper and Michael D. RhodesProduced by the Brigham Young University New Testament CommentaryPublished by BYU Studies, Provo, UT 84602Available through https://byustudies.byu.edu. ...
The Interpreter Foundation is pleased to announce that Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship, Volume 38 (2020), is now available in paperback and digital formats for ordering and downloading.
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 10, “The Rise of the Church of Christ” on D&C 20 - 22. The panelists for this roundtable were Steve Densley, Matt Bowen and Mark Johnson. This roundtable was extracted from the...
D&C 20:1-36 “The Rise of the Church of Christ” Section 20 may be considered our first church “handbook,” given within a few days after the April 6, 1830 formal organization of the Church, and containing various instructions relating to...
You can listen to or download the February 7 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 and Jasmine Rappleye, Hales Swift and Spencer Marsh....
Essay #43: Moses 1: A Literary Masterpiece. Many-Great Waters and Moses’ Mission to Baptize (Moses 1:25-26)
In the immediately preceding set of Essays, we focused on the narrative of Moses 1 and its interpretation. However, beginning with this Essay, we will turn our attention to some of the beautiful and meaningful ritual allusions and literary details of the chapter.
Tomorrow morning the Religion Today show on KSL NewsRadio features Martin Tanner interviewing Mark Goodman, Director of the upcoming Witnesses movie, and Lincoln Hoppe, who portrays Martin Harris in the movie, about the complete historical accuracy of the film. The...
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 9, “The Worth of Souls Is Great” on D&C 18 and 19. The panelists for this roundtable were Bruce Webster, Kris Frederickson and Mike Parker. This roundtable was extracted from the...
D&C 18:1-6 “The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail” This section is for Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer, who (along with Martin Harris), would have a role in the calling of the twelve apostles. The Lord’s words to Oliver in verses 2-6 provide a...
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