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Ben Spackman Sep 25, 2016
I wanted to get this up quickly, and will try to return and add to it. Lots going on here.I've talked about the power of art before, but this bears repeating.while art and artists are often credited w...
Ben Spackman Sep 25, 2016
First, it's that time of year wherein I start thinking about January, which means D&C/Church History... but mostly D&C. I always get excited when we hit D&C, because it means we're almost to the Old T...
Ben Spackman Sep 23, 2016
Young Earth Creationism (YEC) is, ironically, relatively young. I've written about its origins at Religion&Politics (start in paragraph 4), with a follow-up at Times&Seasons. A recent article in Scien...
Ben Spackman Sep 18, 2016
Today we get to meet Samuel, who prophecies of, well, 3 Nephi, basically. What does it mean that the Lamanite prophet Samuel has a name from the Hebrew scriptures? (I may have time to update this more...
Ben Spackman Sep 12, 2016
I originally wrote this about 10 years ago, reposted it five years ago, and since I mentioned it in Church today, thought it merited a repost.I enjoy Orson Scott Card’s books. I know some people who t...
Ben Spackman Sep 11, 2016
Classes have begun, and it's heavy. I spent today reading Schleiermacher's On Religion and a book about the religiously motived Christian-on-Muslim violence of the Bosnian war. Below, then, my notes o...
Benjamin the Scribe
Ben Spackman Sep 09, 2016
Living in New York for six years, I developed the habit of looking for new housing. New Yorkers are constantly on the hunt for a deal on a bigger place, a cheaper place, a better place. For comparison...
Ben Spackman Sep 04, 2016
Today's text includes a good bit of carry-over from the war chapters, while adding political intrigue and plots.First, note my old post at Times&Seasons Rough outlineHelaman 1- Pahoran1 dies. Election...
Ben Spackman Aug 20, 2016
War. Huh.Public domain imageToday we continue the war chapters, and get to read some military correspondence. I don't have any overarching, connecting commentary here, so I'll start with a rough outli...
Ben Spackman Aug 19, 2016
Jacob wrestles with critical scholarship.Gustav Doré, public domain.Several weeks ago, the Maxwell Institute's Studies in the Bible and Antiquity journal sponsored a small non-public conference  at BY...
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