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Here’s the latest article from Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Thought:




In certain circles, there’s a nakedly obvious ideological determination to turn noses up at anything published by Interpreter.  One of the latest themes in such dismissals is that Interpreter is merely a “blog.”


Tell me:  Does Matthew Bowen’s peer-reviewed, typeset, paginated, and source-checked article look like a blog entry to you?


Such naysayers evidently believe that scholarship isn’t real unless trees die.


They’re dinosaurs.



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  • David Olsen

    And so are you.