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November 26, 2007
Notes from hither and yon
AHLDuke summarizes the SBL conference on his blog. I hear it was a good time....
November 09, 2007
My Margaret Barker Experience
I first heard about Margaret Barker seven years ago and have watched from the sidelines...
November 06, 2007
Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls, and Various Near Eastern Texts
Two quick notes: Non-LDS scholar Peter Flint gave a lecture on the Dead Sea Scrolls...
October 24, 2007
Five Recommended books for Understanding the Old Testament
Five or so... First, a good Bible or two, meant for understanding and personal study....
October 23, 2007
Offenders for a Word
The classic Daniel Peterson/Stephen Ricks historical defense of LDS doctrine, Offenders for a Word, has...
October 17, 2007
A discussion I had recently with a friend of mine reminded me of one of...
October 17, 2007
LDS at SBL: Roll call
The annual Society of Biblical Literature conference will be held next month in San Diego,...
September 06, 2007
Ten Tidbits about the Old Testament
This post joins the previous ones of similar title on the New Testament and Book...
August 21, 2007
The Divine Council and its Doctrinal Implications: an EV-Mormon Discussion
Several months ago, I mentioned Mike Heiser's paper, " You've Seen One Elohim, You've Seen...
August 13, 2007
Ten Tidbits about the NT
A friend of mine recently asked me to sketch out ten "provocative" axioms about the...
August 02, 2007
Is Jesus a God in the NT?
The short answer: not really. The long answer: There are two texts that might say...
July 07, 2007
The Song of Songs and Divine Eros
It might surprise many Christians to know that for nearly a millennium, the Song of...
June 19, 2007
Ancient Justification for Modern Practice
Kevin Barney's post over at BCC has me thinking about the ramifications of female Apostleship...
June 01, 2007
What is an Author?
As Mormons I think that we are deeply invested in authorial intent as the source...
May 14, 2007
A Case for the DH, Part III: No New Covenant (not in Exod 34, anyway)
The evidence and discussion in parts I and II are more than just academic exercises...
April 30, 2007
A Case for the Documentary Hypothesis, Part II: The Clincher
In part one of this post, I outlined "internal" reasons for dividing Exodus 34 into...
April 27, 2007
A Case for the Documentary Hypothesis, Part I: The Division of Exodus 34
HP's very recent post provides a good springboard for a discussion of the Documentary Hypothesis....
April 25, 2007
Except by Prayer…and Fasting!
There is a somewhat strange episode in the Gospel of Mark (okay, so all of...
April 17, 2007
Strange Bedfellows: Fundamentalism and Historical Criticism
Fundamentalist Christianity grew up around the turn of the 20th century, primarily as a reaction...
March 19, 2007
Ugaritic! Huh! What is it good for?! Absolutely everything…
The texts from the city of Ugarit and the language they were written in (Ugaritic)...
March 13, 2007
The Talpiyot Tomb of Jesus: A Sober Assessment
Here's a link to an article on the Talpiyot tomb written by Jodi Magness of...
March 09, 2007
A tentative list of general LDS biases in approaches to the Bible
Scholars have a tendency to operate on shorthand and stereotype whenever they feel like they...
March 08, 2007
The Incoherence of the Flood
It's been too long since I posted anything controversial so I guess I better start...
March 07, 2007
Mormon Hermeneutics: A Modest Proposal
I have recently argued that Mormon biblical studies needs to be more critical of its...
February 14, 2007
African-American, Feminist, and Mormon Biblical Studies
Recent discussions here and elsewhere have focused on the role of contemporary critical biblical studies...
January 26, 2007
Mormons and Biblical Scholarship II
Over at FPR, there is an excellent discussion of Mormon biblical exegesis. I am very...
January 25, 2007
Mormons and Biblical Scholarship
Check out a couple of great posts at Faith Promoting Rumor: here, here and here.Update:...
November 22, 2006
Slavery, Homosexuality, and the Authority of the Bible
I've been thinking about the status of the Bible in Mormon culture. Really, my thoughts...
November 09, 2006
Oh Snap! Society of Biblical Literature is lame all around
Anyone interested in the state of Biblical Studies in North America should read this article:The...
October 14, 2006
A Resurrection of Flesh and Bone?
In 1 Cor 15, Paul declares that "flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of...
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