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To Be Learned Is Good, If One Stays on the Rails

2 months 1 week ago
Abstract: This review essay looks at certain problematical issues in the recently published collection of essays honoring Latter-day Saint historian Richard Lyman Bushman. Problems emerge from the title itself, “To Be Learned is Good,” as a result of the failure to note that the Book of Mormon passage “To be learned is good” is a […]
Paul C. Peterson

Margaret Barker in Logan

2 months 2 weeks ago
Prior to her visit to Provo on Friday, October 12, (see https://interpreterfoundation.org/spend-a-friday-afternoon-with-margaret-barker-in-provo/), Margaret Barker will be speaking on two occasions in Logan.   God and Smog: The Challenge of Preserving Our Planet Presented by Utah State University’s Religious Studies Program and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 9am – 5pm […]
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Spend a Friday Afternoon with Margaret Barker in Provo

2 months 2 weeks ago
On October 12, Margret Barker will be here for a brief visit in Provo. She will speak at 2:00 pm, Friday afternoon here on BYU campus, in the J. Reuben Clark Law School, room 303 JRCB. Her topic will be “Creation Theology, Temple, and the Environment.” Others responding or participating will include George Handley, Jacob […]
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Interpreter Radio Show — September 23, 2018

2 months 3 weeks ago
The September 23 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Steve Densley, Matthew Bowen and David Calabro. Topics discussed included a discussion of Jared Ludlow’s new book on the Apocrypha, the new LDS history Saints, and Bishop’s interviews and disciplinary actions.
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A Valuable LDS Resource for Learning from the Apocrypha

2 months 3 weeks ago
Abstract: Latter-day Saints are often aware that the Apocrypha contains valuable sacred material along with some “interpolations of men,” but few know how to approach those ancient texts and what they could learn from them. A new book by Jared W. Ludlow provides a helpful tool to guide LDS readers in appreciating the Apocrypha and […]
Jeff Lindsay

An Inviting Exploration

2 months 3 weeks ago
Abstract: This informative and very readable volume, targeted to a Latter day Saint audience, serves as an introduction to the Apocrypha and an exploration of Latter-day Saint views of the books. Even those already familiar with the Apocrypha will find this book insightful in the Latter-day Saint approaches it brings to bear. Even so, the book touches […]
David M. Calabro

Interpreter Radio Show — September 16, 2018

2 months 4 weeks ago
The September 16 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Bruce Webster, Kris Frederickson and Mike Parker. Topics discussed included the protests and excommunication of Sam Young, General Conference speculation and discussion and keys for understanding Isaiah.
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