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September 11, 2008
Back to Allegory?
When we moderns read any scripture we tend to read it only one way. We...
September 04, 2008
Amateur Biblical Studies, Part 2
Here's the other five resources which I recommend for an amateur in biblical studies just...
September 02, 2008
Amateur Biblical Studies, Part 1
I am not a biblical scholar, and I have never taken a class in anything...
July 21, 2008
Call for Papers
"Reconciliations and Reformulations": A Conference for LDS Graduate Students in Religious Studies Harvard University, February...
July 19, 2008
Vision of Gabriel Update
The "Vision of Gabriel," (aka Hazon Gabriel) a newly discovered Hebrew text written in ink...
July 11, 2008
The Church and the Conversion Experience
Some time ago someone made a comment on one of our threads characterizing the LDS...
June 30, 2008
Anxiety and the Fall
Some years back for a course I was taking in psychiatry we were assigned to...
June 24, 2008
How Old Was Jesus?
Doesn't everyone know that Jesus was 30 when he started his ministry, and 33 when...
June 18, 2008
The Shift Toward Modernity
Today's important news is that I ate my first ripe tomato of the 2008 season...
June 17, 2008
The End of Modernism?
When last we met to discuss the world of Catholic Biblical scholarship, Pius X had...
June 16, 2008
A Modicum of Modernism
This post arises from one of the issues raised in Nitsav’s Apologia. (Since it’s now,...
June 14, 2008
There has been a fair amount of discussion on the question of whether Eve was...
June 06, 2008
Uzzah Killed For Blind Obedience
Let me start out by saying I’m a big, big fan of obedience. And I...
June 05, 2008
What you have to explain without the Documentary Hypothesis
Last year I tried to give sure-fire evidence from a single chapter in Exodus supporting...
May 09, 2008
A Special Day at FPR (Updated)
Today we mark two important milestones at FPR. First, May 9th, 2008 is the third...
May 05, 2008
Nephi as the first autobiographer?
One of the most interesting things about the small plates of Nephi is the first...
April 29, 2008
The Record of John
Doctrine and Covenants 93:6-18 promises that if we are faithful, we shall receive the "fulness...
April 10, 2008
Elder Holland’s Subversive Message?
At the risk of stirring controversy against my absolute favorite Apostle, I want to ask...
March 31, 2008
BYU Religion Dean on Premortal Life, Part II: Scripture “Mastery”
This is part II of a post begun a week and a half ago in...
March 27, 2008
Jesus and the Sabbath
Jesus is depicted in the Gospels as healing on the Sabbath. This healing frequently caused...
March 19, 2008
BYU Religion Dean on Premortal Life, Part I: Race and Nobility
Last week Terry Ball, Dean of the College of Religious Education, gave BYU's weekly devotional...
March 12, 2008
Judah, Joseph, ‘Chastity’, and Authorial Intent
Most LDSs who have actually read Genesis 38 and 39 have undoubtedly had the thought,...
March 10, 2008
What readers bring to texts
Last week we learned of the discovery of another example in an increasingly long line...
March 05, 2008
Book of Mormon Ethics Revisited
Hi, everybody it’s my first post. Newbie that I am, I’m still becoming acquainted with...
February 19, 2008
The C-F-A and a Non-literal Adam and Eve
This past Sunday I taught my 14 year old SS class about the Atonement from...
January 26, 2008
Priesthood, Temple, and Semantics
Most people know that in our current arrangement, young men tend to receive the priesthood...
January 15, 2008
Do we really believe the Book of Mormon?
Sitting in Sunday School this week and rereading 1 Ne 1-7, I couldn't help but...
December 23, 2007
More on the New Perspective on Paul
There has been some interest in this topic on the LDS blogs recently. I think...
December 22, 2007
The Father of Jesus
It is clear that for many early Christian authors, the Virgin Birth was unknown. Paul...
December 21, 2007
The Christmas Post: Happy Winter Solstice
The holiday for late Roman deity Sol Invictus, the Unconquerable Sun, was celebrated on December...
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