What to do with the JST…and the GNT

A lengthy volume, just published, on the Book of Moses has got me thinking about the Joseph Smith Translation again. Going on five years now, I find it difficult to avoid the conclusion that there is no place for the Inspired Version in the study of the ancient world in general, textual criticism of the Bible in particular. If the JST is to be studied academically, it is within the context of the nineteenth century. Such have been my tortured thoughts.Of the various types of criticism of the … [Read more...]