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Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 43 (Hebrews 1-6)

21 hours 19 minutes ago
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 43, Jesus Christ, “the Author of Eternal Salvation,” covering Hebrews 1-6. The panelists for this roundtable were Terry Hutchinson, John Gee and Kevin Christensen. This roundtable was extracted from the October 13, 2019 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The complete show may be […]
Administration

Interpreter Radio Show — October 13, 2019

21 hours 19 minutes ago
You can listen to or download the October 13 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Terry Hutchinson, John Gee and Kevin Christensen. The discussion was centered on the recent General Conference. Also included is the upcoming Come, Follow Me lesson #43 […]
Administration

Are Ordinances No Longer a Thing? (Colossians 2)

5 days 20 hours ago
A Video Supplement for Come, Follow Me Lesson 40: “I Can Do All Things through Christ Which Strengtheneth Me”     Transcript In Colossians chapter 2, there are some passages that have the potential to be confusing because, as is often the case, Paul is discussing the Law of Moses and we can get the […]
Hales Swift

Paul, the Prisoner, on Publicity (Philippians 1)

5 days 20 hours ago
A Video Supplement for Come, Follow Me Lesson 40: “I Can Do All Things through Christ Which Strengtheneth Me”     Transcript In Philippians chapter 1, Paul is commenting on the effects that his status as a prisoner have had for the Church of Jesus Christ. It seems to have been both embarrassing and emboldening […]
Hales Swift

Recent Reflections While Partaking of the Sacrament

6 days 19 hours ago
Abstract: Sometimes, obedience to the principles of the Gospel and tending faithfully to our stewardships can seem — and can be — a burden. Moreover, we mortal humans are fallible and weak, and we’re free. Accordingly, I’m convinced that the Father (a supremely masterful strategist and tactician) builds in redundancies so as to ensure that his […]
Daniel C. Peterson

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 42 (1 and 2 Timothy, Titus and Philemon)

6 days 22 hours ago
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 42, “Be Thou an Example of the Believers,” covering 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus and Philemon. The panelists for this roundtable were Neal Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, Stephen Smoot and Hales Swift. This roundtable was extracted from the October 6, 2019 broadcast of […]
Administration

Interpreter Radio Show — October 6, 2019

6 days 22 hours ago
You can listen to or download the October 6 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 Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, Stephen Smoot and Hales Swift. The discussion was centered on the recent General Conference. Also included is the upcoming Come, Follow Me […]
Administration

The Council of Nicaea with Lincoln Blumell

1 week 1 day ago
    About the Interview: Lincoln Blumell researches Christianity in the Roman and Byzantine periods with a special emphasis on Christianity in Egypt, Greek, and Coptic papyrology and epigraphy, with degrees from Oxford and the University of Toronto. But in addition to his complex research endeavors, he is also an educator. And it is in […]
LDS Perspectives

The Kinshasa DR Congo Temple: A Personal Perspective Part 4: Vignettes of Joy and Gratitude from the Kinshasa Temple Open House

1 week 2 days ago
While there were many curious people from around the city who visited the Kinshasa Temple open house, the majority of the visitors were already members of the Church. Some were long-time members who had been eagerly anticipating a temple in Kinshasa for decades. Other, newer members, having lived thousands of miles from the nearest temple […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

The Kinshasa DR Congo Temple: A Personal Perspective Part 2: Media Session of the Kinshasa Temple Open House

1 week 3 days ago
[This post was originally withdrawn because we learned that “the Temple Department owns the rights and access to what is recorded on the temple grounds during groundbreaking, open house, and dedication.” We are reposting it because we have now received permission to share these experiences.] In this segment, we’ll focus on the special open house […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

The Kinshasa DR Congo Temple: A Personal Perspective Part 1: Preparing for the Kinshasa Temple Open House

1 week 3 days ago
[This post was originally withdrawn because we learned that “the Temple Department owns the rights and access to what is recorded on the temple grounds during groundbreaking, open house, and dedication.” We are reposting it because we have now received permission to share these experiences.] Over the next several weeks, we will trace the temple’s […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

Could Joseph Smith Have Drawn on Ancient Manuscripts When He Translated the Story of Enoch?: Recent Updates on a Persistent Question

1 week 6 days ago
Abstract: In this article, we offer a general critique of scholarship that has argued for Joseph Smith’s reliance on 1 Enoch or other ancient pseudepigrapha for the Enoch chapters in the Book of Moses. Our findings highlight the continued difficulties of scholars to sustain such arguments credibly. Following this general critique, we describe the current […]
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

Interpreter Radio Show — September 29, 2019

2 weeks 1 day ago
You can listen to or download the September 29 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The host was Martin Tanner. Martin interviews David Ostler about his important new book, Bridges: Ministering to those who Question. Also included is the upcoming Come, Follow Me lesson […]
Administration

Understand the Language in Ephesians 5 (Is Jesting Bad?)

2 weeks 2 days ago
A Video Supplement for Come, Follow Me Lesson 39: “For the Perfecting of the Saints”     Transcript In Ephesians 5:3-8, Paul rebukes a number of activities that are unwholesome and impure. I will read these first in the King James Version and then read them in Wayment translation in order to clarify aspects of […]
Hales Swift

Lehi, Joseph, and the Kingdom of Israel

2 weeks 6 days ago
Abstract: I present evidence of two priesthoods in the Jewish Bible: an Aaronite priesthood, held by Aaron and passed down through his descendants; and a higher Mushite priesthood, held not only by Moses and his descendants but also by other worthy individuals, such as Joshua, an Ephraimite. The Mushite priests were centered in Shiloh, where Joshua […]
Richley Crapo

Galatians, the Law and the Works of the Flesh

3 weeks ago
A Video Supplement for Come, Follow Me Lesson 38: “Walk in the Spirit”     Transcript In the Book of Galatians, Paul argues passionately against those who are attempting to persuade the Galatian churches (those occupying a region probably including Iconium, Lystra and Derbe, that they should receive circumcision and follow the Law of Moses. […]
Hales Swift

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 40 (Philippians & Colossians)

3 weeks ago
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me New Testament Lesson 40, “I Can Do All Things through Christ Which Strengtheneth Me,” covering Philippians and Colossians. Panelists for this roundtable were Steve Densley and Matthew Bowen. This roundtable was extracted from the September 22, 2019 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The complete show may […]
Administration

Interpreter Radio Show — September 22, 2019

3 weeks ago
You can listen to or download the September 22 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Steve Densley and Matthew Bowen. This episode features an interview with Hany Tawfik on travel in Egypt, Stylometry and a recent address by President Nelson. Also […]
Administration

Gentiles in the Book of Mormon

3 weeks 6 days ago
Abstract: The word Gentiles appears 141 times in the Book of Mormon (the singular Gentile appears only five times.) It appears more frequently than key words such as baptize, resurrection, Zion, and truth. The word Gentiles does not appear with equal frequency throughout the Book of Mormon; in fact, it appears in only five of […]
John Hilton III
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