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Roundtable: When Unnecessary Overinterpretation of Scripture Hurts, It Must Cease

The Lamanite Dilemma: Mormonism and Indigeneity

Finding Agency in Captivity: Resistance, Co-optation, and Replication Among Indentured Indians, 1847–1900

The Pearl’s Price Terryl Givens with Brian M. Hauglid, The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism’s Most Controversial Scripture

On Care: Performative Theology, Mosiah, and a Gathered Community

Dealing with Difficult Questions

Review: Embraced in Love Eric D. Huntsman. Becoming the Beloved Disciple: Coming unto Christ through the Gospel of John.

Reasonably Good Tidings of Greater- than-Average Joy Grant Hardy, ed. The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study Edition.

Plain and Precious Things Lost: The Small Plates of Nephi

Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates

The best way, as discussed by the author, to determine what really happened is by studying other individual’s first-hand accounts about the Gold Plates.

THE GOLD PLATES AND ANCIENT METAL EPIGRAPHY: APPENDIX

The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy

Ryan Thomas highlights the different metal writing cultures from around the same time as the Book of Mormon periods to see if it is historically likely for the Gold Plates to exist from that time…

Automatic Writing and the Book of Mormon An Update

Review: A Private Revelation William Victor Smith. Textual Studies of the Doctrine and Covenants: The Plural Marriage Revelation

“Behold, Other Scriptures I Would that Ye Should Write”: Malachi in the Book of Mormon

“A Portion of God’s Light”: Mormonism and Religious Pluralism

A Double Portion: An Intertextual Reading of Hannah (1 Samuel 1–2) and Mark’s Greek Woman (Mark 7:24–30)

“In Christ All Things Hold Together”: A Christian Perspective (via Levinas and Shimony) on Quantum Entanglement

“The Perfect Union of Man and Woman”: Reclamation and Collaboration in Joseph Smith’s Theology Making

Givens argues that one of the things that Joseph Smith was trying to restore was teachings taught to Adam and Eve, in particular men and women working together. Givens also highlighted the existence of Heavenly…

Some Voices from the Dust

The Bible, the Church, and Its Scholars

Scholars and Prophets

Lot’s Wife in the Latter Days

Why the King James Version?: From the Common to the Official Bible of Mormonism

New Wine and New Bottles: Scriptural Scholarship as Sacrament

Jesus the Peasant

The Identity of Jacob’s Opponent: Wrestling with Ambiguity in Genesis 32:32

Gnosticism Reformed

Toward a Feminist Interpretation of Latter-day Scripture

I am astonished that it took so many readings and a focus on the question of using gender-inclusive language in the simplified version to discover something that should have been obvious to me from the…

The Gospel of Thomas and Jesus

Divine Dialogue and the Lord’s Prayer: Socio-rhetorical Interpretation of Texts

The Structure of the Book of Mormon: A Theory of Evolutionary Development

The Johannine Comma: Bad Translation, Bad Theology

“White” of “Pure”: Five Vignettes

The Book of Mormon variously uses “white” and “pure” in the same verse in different editions. This article traces the history of those changes, who was behind them, and why.

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Retelling the Greatest Story Ever Told: Popular Literature as Scripture in Antebellum America

A Mosaic for a Religious Counterculture: The Bible in the Book of Mormon

Heaven and Hell: The Parable of the Loving Father and the Judgmental Son

Jesus’ Dispute in the Temple and the Origin of the Eucharist

The Woman of Worth: Impressions of Proverbs 31:10-31

Laban’s Ghost: On Writing and Transgression

Did the Author of 3 Nephi Know the Gospel of Matthew?

As Translated Correctly: The Inspiration and Innovation of the Eighth Article of Faith

Cosmos, Chaos, and Politics: Biblical Creation Patterns in Secular Contexts

Scriptural Chastity Lessons, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife; Corianton and the Harlot Isabel

Feasting on the Word by Richard Dilworth Rust

LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls by Donald W. Parry and Dana M. Pike

The Use and Abuse of Anti-Semitism in the Scriptures

The Authorship of the Pentateuch

Wisdom Traditions in the Hebrew Bible

Reflections on the Documentary Hypothesis

Hebraicisms, Chiasmus and Other Internal Evidence for Ancient Authorship in Green Eggs and Ham

Coming Out of the Evolution Closet

Dynette Reynolds, “Coming Out of the Evolution Closet,” Dialogue 34.4 (Winter 2002): 143–145.

Helaman’s Stripling Warriors and the Principles of Hypovolemic Shock

“Without a Cause” and “Ships of Tarshish”

Jude’s Use of the Pseudepigraphal Book of 1 Enoch

A Triple Combination for Proclaiming Peace

Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm

Lehi on the Great Issues: Book of Mormon Theology in Early Nineteenth-Century Perspective

Mormon Laundry List

The Unbidden Prayer

Jacob and the Angel: Modern Readers and the Old Testament

Response to Boyd and Farrell Edwards’s Response to My “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

Response to Earl M. Wunderli’s “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

Response to Earl M. Wunderli’s “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

John T. Clark: The “One Mighty and Strong”

“To Set in Order the House of God”: The Search for the Elusive “One Mighty and Strong”

The Prophet Elias Puzzle

On Balancing Faith in Mormonism with Traditional Biblical Stories: The Noachian Flood Story

On Balancing Faith in Mormonism with Traditional Biblical Stories: The Noachian Flood Story

“The Living Oracles”: Legal Interpretation and Mormon Thought

Violence in the Scriptures: Mormonism and the Cultural Theory of René Girard

Unity and the King James Bible

The King James Bible and the Future of Missionary Work

Mormon Scholars in the Humanities Conference: Mormons, Films, Scriptures

Mormon Scholars Foundation Summer Fellowship Conference: The Gold Plates in the Contemporary Popular Imagination

Letter to the Editor: Reading Scripture

Letter to the Editor: Brother, Can You Spare a Book?

Letter to the Editor: Bender Responds

Letter to the Editor: A Postapocalyptic Perspective?

Review: Patrick Q. Mason, J. David Pulsipher, and Richard L. Bushman, eds. War and Peace in Our Time: Mormon Perspectives

Review: Jenn Ashworth. The Friday Gospels

An Interview with Rabbi Harold Kushner

Early Mormon Priesthood Revelation: Text, Impact, and Evolution

Archaic Pronouns and Verbs in the Book of Mormon: What Inconsistent Usage Tells Us about Translation Theories

From the Pulpit: Learning to Read with the Book of Mormon

In this “From the Pulpit,” Jared Hickman discussed the self-confessed weaknesses of multiple authors in the Book of Mormon, indicating that the text is not the literal word of God. He observes that it still…

Review: Job: A Useful Reading Michael Austin. Re-reading Job: Understanding the Ancient World’s Greatest Poems

Living Scriptures

Chauvinist

The Lost Chapters of Moroni

Adam Had an Eden

The Thirteenth Article of Faith as a Standard for Literature

& the day that i believe is known as pentecost to some

The “”Breathing Permit of Hor”” Thirty-Four Years Later

In 1967, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York made a gift to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of eleven papyrus fragments once owned by Joseph Smith and employed as the…

Joseph Smith’s Identification of “Abraham” in Papyrus: JS the “Breathing Permit of Hor”

In 1967, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York made a gift to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of eleven papyrus fragments once owned by Joseph Smith and employed as the…

The Book of Abraham and the Islamic Qisas al-Anbiya’ (Tales of the Prophets) Extant Literature

“Perhaps the most controversial and intensely contested revelatory claim of Joseph Smith Jr. is his translation of ancient papyri ostensibly written by the hand of Abraham.”

Egyptology and the Book of Abraham

The matter which I propose to examine is whether the “present understanding of Egyptian religious practice” supports Joseph Smith’s explanations of the facsimiles found in the Book of Abraham.

“That Is the Handwriting of Abraham”

A look at Karl Sandberg in his seeking to explain the Prophet Joseph Smith’s translation of the Book of Abraham almost exclusively in terms of seership.

Roundtable: When Unnecessary Overinterpretation of Scripture Hurts, It Must Cease

The Lamanite Dilemma: Mormonism and Indigeneity

Finding Agency in Captivity: Resistance, Co-optation, and Replication Among Indentured Indians, 1847–1900

The Pearl’s Price Terryl Givens with Brian M. Hauglid, The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism’s Most Controversial Scripture

On Care: Performative Theology, Mosiah, and a Gathered Community

Dealing with Difficult Questions

Review: Embraced in Love Eric D. Huntsman. Becoming the Beloved Disciple: Coming unto Christ through the Gospel of John.

Reasonably Good Tidings of Greater- than-Average Joy Grant Hardy, ed. The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study Edition.

Plain and Precious Things Lost: The Small Plates of Nephi

Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates

The best way, as discussed by the author, to determine what really happened is by studying other individual’s first-hand accounts about the Gold Plates.

THE GOLD PLATES AND ANCIENT METAL EPIGRAPHY: APPENDIX

The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy

Ryan Thomas highlights the different metal writing cultures from around the same time as the Book of Mormon periods to see if it is historically likely for the Gold Plates to exist from that time…

Automatic Writing and the Book of Mormon An Update

Review: A Private Revelation William Victor Smith. Textual Studies of the Doctrine and Covenants: The Plural Marriage Revelation

“Behold, Other Scriptures I Would that Ye Should Write”: Malachi in the Book of Mormon

“A Portion of God’s Light”: Mormonism and Religious Pluralism

A Double Portion: An Intertextual Reading of Hannah (1 Samuel 1–2) and Mark’s Greek Woman (Mark 7:24–30)

“In Christ All Things Hold Together”: A Christian Perspective (via Levinas and Shimony) on Quantum Entanglement

“The Perfect Union of Man and Woman”: Reclamation and Collaboration in Joseph Smith’s Theology Making

Givens argues that one of the things that Joseph Smith was trying to restore was teachings taught to Adam and Eve, in particular men and women working together. Givens also highlighted the existence of Heavenly…

Some Voices from the Dust

The Bible, the Church, and Its Scholars

Scholars and Prophets

Lot’s Wife in the Latter Days

Why the King James Version?: From the Common to the Official Bible of Mormonism

New Wine and New Bottles: Scriptural Scholarship as Sacrament

Jesus the Peasant

The Identity of Jacob’s Opponent: Wrestling with Ambiguity in Genesis 32:32

Gnosticism Reformed

Toward a Feminist Interpretation of Latter-day Scripture

I am astonished that it took so many readings and a focus on the question of using gender-inclusive language in the simplified version to discover something that should have been obvious to me from the…

The Gospel of Thomas and Jesus

Divine Dialogue and the Lord’s Prayer: Socio-rhetorical Interpretation of Texts

The Structure of the Book of Mormon: A Theory of Evolutionary Development

The Johannine Comma: Bad Translation, Bad Theology

“White” of “Pure”: Five Vignettes

The Book of Mormon variously uses “white” and “pure” in the same verse in different editions. This article traces the history of those changes, who was behind them, and why.

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Scripture, History, and Faith: A Round Table Discussion

Retelling the Greatest Story Ever Told: Popular Literature as Scripture in Antebellum America

A Mosaic for a Religious Counterculture: The Bible in the Book of Mormon

Heaven and Hell: The Parable of the Loving Father and the Judgmental Son

Jesus’ Dispute in the Temple and the Origin of the Eucharist

The Woman of Worth: Impressions of Proverbs 31:10-31

Laban’s Ghost: On Writing and Transgression

Did the Author of 3 Nephi Know the Gospel of Matthew?

As Translated Correctly: The Inspiration and Innovation of the Eighth Article of Faith

Cosmos, Chaos, and Politics: Biblical Creation Patterns in Secular Contexts

Scriptural Chastity Lessons, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife; Corianton and the Harlot Isabel

Feasting on the Word by Richard Dilworth Rust

LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls by Donald W. Parry and Dana M. Pike

The Use and Abuse of Anti-Semitism in the Scriptures

The Authorship of the Pentateuch

Wisdom Traditions in the Hebrew Bible

Reflections on the Documentary Hypothesis

Hebraicisms, Chiasmus and Other Internal Evidence for Ancient Authorship in Green Eggs and Ham

Coming Out of the Evolution Closet

Dynette Reynolds, “Coming Out of the Evolution Closet,” Dialogue 34.4 (Winter 2002): 143–145.

Helaman’s Stripling Warriors and the Principles of Hypovolemic Shock

“Without a Cause” and “Ships of Tarshish”

Jude’s Use of the Pseudepigraphal Book of 1 Enoch

A Triple Combination for Proclaiming Peace

Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm

Lehi on the Great Issues: Book of Mormon Theology in Early Nineteenth-Century Perspective

Mormon Laundry List

The Unbidden Prayer

Jacob and the Angel: Modern Readers and the Old Testament

Response to Boyd and Farrell Edwards’s Response to My “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

Response to Earl M. Wunderli’s “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

Response to Earl M. Wunderli’s “Critique of Alma 36 as an Extended Chiasm”

John T. Clark: The “One Mighty and Strong”

“To Set in Order the House of God”: The Search for the Elusive “One Mighty and Strong”

The Prophet Elias Puzzle

On Balancing Faith in Mormonism with Traditional Biblical Stories: The Noachian Flood Story

On Balancing Faith in Mormonism with Traditional Biblical Stories: The Noachian Flood Story

“The Living Oracles”: Legal Interpretation and Mormon Thought

Violence in the Scriptures: Mormonism and the Cultural Theory of René Girard

Unity and the King James Bible

The King James Bible and the Future of Missionary Work

Mormon Scholars in the Humanities Conference: Mormons, Films, Scriptures

Mormon Scholars Foundation Summer Fellowship Conference: The Gold Plates in the Contemporary Popular Imagination

Letter to the Editor: Reading Scripture

Letter to the Editor: Brother, Can You Spare a Book?

Letter to the Editor: Bender Responds

Letter to the Editor: A Postapocalyptic Perspective?

Review: Patrick Q. Mason, J. David Pulsipher, and Richard L. Bushman, eds. War and Peace in Our Time: Mormon Perspectives

Review: Jenn Ashworth. The Friday Gospels

An Interview with Rabbi Harold Kushner

Early Mormon Priesthood Revelation: Text, Impact, and Evolution

Archaic Pronouns and Verbs in the Book of Mormon: What Inconsistent Usage Tells Us about Translation Theories

From the Pulpit: Learning to Read with the Book of Mormon

In this “From the Pulpit,” Jared Hickman discussed the self-confessed weaknesses of multiple authors in the Book of Mormon, indicating that the text is not the literal word of God. He observes that it still…

Review: Job: A Useful Reading Michael Austin. Re-reading Job: Understanding the Ancient World’s Greatest Poems

Living Scriptures

Chauvinist

The Lost Chapters of Moroni

Adam Had an Eden

The Thirteenth Article of Faith as a Standard for Literature

& the day that i believe is known as pentecost to some

The “”Breathing Permit of Hor”” Thirty-Four Years Later

In 1967, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York made a gift to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of eleven papyrus fragments once owned by Joseph Smith and employed as the…

Joseph Smith’s Identification of “Abraham” in Papyrus: JS the “Breathing Permit of Hor”

In 1967, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York made a gift to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of eleven papyrus fragments once owned by Joseph Smith and employed as the…

The Book of Abraham and the Islamic Qisas al-Anbiya’ (Tales of the Prophets) Extant Literature

“Perhaps the most controversial and intensely contested revelatory claim of Joseph Smith Jr. is his translation of ancient papyri ostensibly written by the hand of Abraham.”

Egyptology and the Book of Abraham

The matter which I propose to examine is whether the “present understanding of Egyptian religious practice” supports Joseph Smith’s explanations of the facsimiles found in the Book of Abraham.

“That Is the Handwriting of Abraham”

A look at Karl Sandberg in his seeking to explain the Prophet Joseph Smith’s translation of the Book of Abraham almost exclusively in terms of seership.