The latest installment of the biweekly Hamblin-Peterson Deseret News column is now up:
I get a kick out of the comment from “skeptic” — the first and, thus far at least, the only reader response to the article. (He’s a regular.) He can’t, even for a moment, appreciate the venerability of the Oberammergau Passion Play, note the interest of the story behind it, and so forth. No. He has to sneer. I have to say that “skeptic” illustrates nicely, for me anyway, the impoverished and constricted worldview of at least some militant atheists.
I’ll be leading a tour to Oberammergau in 2020:
Don’t miss the Interpreter Radio Show tomorrow (Sunday) night!
Do I really need to mention, by the way, that Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture published a new article yesterday? Really? We’ve never missed a Friday in more than 5.5 years, and you’re surprised that we didn’t miss this week, either?
Anyway, a new article has appeared:
Are you a Gospel Doctrine teacher or a member of a Gospel Doctrine class? If you are, but even if you’re not, you may well enjoy and profit from this Old Testament “KnoWhy,” available on the website of the Interpreter Foundation:
What Is the Meaning of the Samuel’s Reply: “Here Am I”? An Old Testament KnoWhy relating to the reading assignment for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 21: “God Will Honor Those Who Honor Him” (1 Samuel 2-3; 8) (JBOTL21A)
Some of you might be interested in this short little piece, written by the astoundingly productive Jeff Lindsay:
In other Mormon-related news:
I’m a bit late. This was posted four days ago. But better late than never, to coin a phrase:
Even this has a Mormon connection:
And another story, this one from the South Pacific:
It can be related to a much earlier story, from Tonga in 2016:
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