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Supporting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through scholarship

Supporting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through scholarship

Supporting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through scholarship

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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 Latter-day Saint history, and related subjects.

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BYU Religious Studies Center Bibliography Collection

Including 251 books, 65 issues of Religious Educator, videos, podcasts, and four Symposia/Conferences

Now available at https://interpreterfoundation.org/bibliographies/rsc/


2022 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

The Sixth Interpreter
Matthew B. Brown Memorial Conference

Vidoes of the conference talks are now available at
https://interpreterfoundation.org/conferences/2022-temple-on-mount-zion-conference/


Freemasonry and the Origins of Latter-day Saint Temple Ordinances

By Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

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Dictionary of Proper Names and Foreign Words in the Book of Mormon

By Stephen D. Ricks, Paul Y. Hoskisson, Robert F. Smith and John Gee

Published by The Interpreter Foundation in cooperation with Eborn Books

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Seek Ye Words of Wisdom

Studies of the Book of Mormon, Bible, and Temple in Honor of Stephen D. Ricks

Edited by Donald W. Parry, Gaye Strathearn, and Shon D. Hopkin

Jointly published by The Interpreter Foundation and BYU Religious Education

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Interpreter Radio: The New Testament in Context Lesson 8

New Testament Study and Teaching Helps — Lesson 8

Luke 6:1-16 The Sabbath (see also Mark 2:23-27; 3:1-6) Read Luke 6:1-5, then verses 6-11, and consider what these two episodes can teach us about Sabbath behavior in our day (the story of David is found in 1 Samuel 21:1-6). Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes / Introduction...

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Conference Talks:  Life Sciences Panel Discussion

Conference Talks: Life Sciences Panel Discussion

This panel, comprised of five Latter-day Saint scholars in the Life Sciences (Emily Bates, R. Paul Evans, Steven L. Peck, Michael R. Stark, and Trent D. Stephens), provides personal perspectives on the development of their ideas and their affinities for their professional work. Following these perspectives, they answer a pot pourri of audience questions.

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Interpreter Radio Show — January 29, 2023

Interpreter Radio Show — January 29, 2023

  In this episode, our hosts are Martin Tanner, Terry Hutchinson, and John Gee, discussing controversies around the Book of Abraham. You can listen to or download the January 29th broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. These audio tracks are also included...

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Interpreter Radio Show — January 29, 2023

Interpreter Radio Show — January 22, 2023

  In this episode, our hosts Steve Densley, Mark Johnson, and Dan Peterson discuss the Six Days in August film project, Dan's recent article in Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship and Joseph Smith's First Vision. You can listen to or...

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Interpreter Radio: The New Testament in Context Lesson 8

New Testament Study and Teaching Helps — Lesson 7

John 2:1-11 The Wedding at Cana As noted previously, 93% of the Gospel of John is exclusive (not found in the other three Gospels), therefore this lesson will not cite nor cross-reference to Matthew, Mark, nor Luke. In John 2, Jesus and his disciples are “called” or...

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Twenty Years After “Paradigms Regained,” Part 2: Responding to Margaret Barker’s Critics and Why Her Work Should Matter to Latter-day Saints

Assyria and the “Great Church” of Nephi’s Vision

Abstract: The Book of Mormon begins at a pivotal point in Israelite history and in the history of the ancient Near East more broadly. With the fall of Assyria and the power vacuum that grew out of Assyria’s demise, questions of sovereignty were of paramount...

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Interpreter Radio: The New Testament in Context Lesson 8

New Testament Study and Teaching Helps — Lesson 6

Note: Because of the understandably limited scope of the official Come, Follow Me curriculum, this resource will continue to include additional scripture references not found in the Church curriculum, when appropriate. Matthew 4:1-11 The Temptation of Jesus (see also...

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