This week, Taunalyn Rutherford of LDS Perspectives, reviews the historical background of the Joseph Smith Translation (JST) and its presence in the Doctrine and Covenants with Dr. Kenneth (Ken) Alford. This episode is part one in a special first anniversary double episode on the Joseph Smith Translation. In his days as an undergraduate at BYU, […]
As part of the Young Scholars Series, Laura Harris Hales interviews Bible-enthusiast Daniel Smith, creator of the YouTube channel “Messages of Christ.” Smith’s channel is equal parts fascinating and popular, evidenced by its view count of over 1 million. On perusing Smith’s channel, it’s apparent that he has a particular interest that at first glance […]
The post Lego Machines and Ancient Menorahs with Daniel Smith appeared first on FairMormon.
Award-winning author Michael Austin, a self-proclaimed writer of an “incoherent assortment of different topics,” is anything but incoherent in his expansion on the true message found in the Old Testament’s Book of Job. The story of Job is one that will be familiar to most listeners — Job is righteous, but God tests his faith […]
In the winter of 1836, the Kirtland temple was nearing completion, the Saints were experiencing a period of peace after persecution, and 100 church members enrolled in a seven-week, intensive Hebrew language course. Besides being one of the most ambitious CES endeavors ever, the study of a difficult foreign language seems a bit random considering some […]
The post New Insights into the Translation of the Book of Abraham with Matthew Grey appeared first on FairMormon.
Steven L. Peck is a scientist, BYU professor, and acclaimed author. In recent years he has emerged as a powerful advocate for science and evolution, publishing two books about the topic in as many years. His latest offering, Science the Key to Theology, is an impassioned plea to members of the LDS Church to teach the compatibility […]