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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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2022 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

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Matthew B. Brown Memorial Conference

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Freemasonry and the Origins of Latter-day Saint Temple Ordinances

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

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Seek Ye Words of Wisdom

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

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Interpreter Radio Show — November 20, 2022

Interpreter Radio Show — November 20, 2022

  In this episode, our hosts Bruce Webster, Kris Frederickson and Martin Tanner introduce our new show format. Each show will be divided into a number of segments that may vary from week to week. One segment will provide information that will supplement the study...

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Conference Talks: Science vs. Religion: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Conference Talks: Science vs. Religion: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

This essay examines the details of ongoing wars between science and religion and shows why they are not only futile and senseless, but also unnecessary. Sometimes such battles cause people to forget important ideals that science and religion hold in common. It is important for religious movements to stay focused on religion and not embrace in their central belief systems some particular scientific theory or worldview that will eventually become obsolete with continued research advances. As Holmes Rolston observed, “The religion that is married to science today will be a widow tomorrow.” Both scientists and religious believers can stand in awe at the majesty of the universe. So why all the fighting?

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Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Old Testament Lesson 50 (Haggai; Zechariah 1–3; 7–14)

Old Testament Study and Teaching Helps — Lesson 50

Haggai 1 “Consider Your Ways” Haggai was a prophet in Jerusalem about 520 BC, after a number of those of Judah, along with their descendants who were born abroad, had returned from captivity in Babylon. Haggai’s name means “feast” or “celebration.” He was contemporary...

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Introducing the General Conference, Improvement Era, and Journal of Discourses Bibliography Collections

It’s the Most Generous Time of the Year

For various reasons — some probably having to do with the emotions and sentiments of the holiday season and others no doubt connected with American tax policy and the Internal Revenue Service — a disproportionate percentage of annual charitable donations are made...

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Interpreting Interpreter: There Came a Man

Interpreting Interpreter: There Came a Man

This post is a summary of the article “Rethinking the Encounter between Jacob and Sherem” by Loren Blake Spendlove in Volume 54 of Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship. An introduction to the Interpreting Interpreter series is available at...

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Interpreter Radio Show — November 20, 2022

Interpreter Radio Show — November 13, 2022

  In this episode, our hosts Terry Hutchinson, John Gee and Kevin Christensen discussed Kevin's article in the Interpreter Journal on Margaret Barker. You can listen to or download the November 13th broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be...

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