Blake T. Ostler
BLAKE T. OSTLER received a B.S. degree in psychobiology and a B.A. degree in philosophy from Brigham Young University and a J.D. degree from the University of Utah. He has published numerous articles on Mormon theology including "Worshipworthiness and the Mormon Concept of God," recently published by Oxford University Press in Religious Studies. He is the husband of one and the father of five. He practices law in Salt Lake City, Utah, with the firm of Burbidge, Carnahan, Ostler & White. His e-mail is [email protected].
The Idea of Pre-Existence in the Development of Mormon Thought
Articles/Essays – Volume 15, No. 1
Ideas as Entities: Religion, Reason, and Truth — Historical Essays in the Philosophy of Religion by Sterling M. McMurrin
Articles/Essays – Volume 16, No. 1
Responsible Apologetics: Book of Mormon Authorship: New Light on Ancient Origins by Noel B. Reynolds, ed.
Articles/Essays – Volume 16, No. 4
The Book of Mormon as a Modern Expansion of an Ancient Source
Articles/Essays – Volume 20, No. 1
Dialogue 20.1 (Spring 1987): 69–75
EVEN A CASUAL REFERENCE to studies treating the Book of Mormon reveals a range of divergent explanations of its origins. At one extreme are those who are skeptical of the book’s claims to antiquity who generally conclude that it is a pious fraud, written by Joseph Smith from information available in his immediate environment.