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The Gospel According to Mormon - Noel B. Reynolds

6/15/2018
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Abstract: Although scholarly investigation of the Book of Mormon has increased significantly over the last three decades, only a tiny portion of that effort has been focused on the theological or doctrinal content of this central volume of LDS scripture. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:48:32

Interpreter Radio Show — June 10, 2018

6/14/2018
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The May 27 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Steve Densley, Craig Foster, and Matt Bowen and discusses Church finances and a new critique of the Book of Mormon enjoined in the Interpreter Foundation's journal.

Duration:01:34:05

Interpreter Radio Show — June 3, 2018

6/13/2018
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The May 27 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Steve Densley, Craig Foster, and Matt Bowen and discusses Church finances and a new critique of the Book of Mormon enjoined in the Interpreter Foundation's journal.

Duration:01:34:11

Interpreter Radio Show — May 27, 2018

6/11/2018
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The May 27 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Steve Densley, Craig Foster, and Matt Bowen and discusses Church finances and a new critique of the Book of Mormon enjoined in the Interpreter Foundation's journal.

Duration:01:39:10

Pushing through Life’s Pilgrimage Together - Mauro Properzi

6/8/2018
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Abstract: Walking for 500 miles in a foreign country through heat, arduous terrain, and many inconveniences is difficult enough. Add to the equation a man in a wheelchair, and the task appears impossible. The solution? Determination, humility, humor, faith, love, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:10:53

The Word Baptize in the Book of Mormon - John Hilton III

6/1/2018
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Abstract: The word baptize appears 119 times in the Book of Mormon; three speakers (Jesus Christ, Mormon, and Nephi) account for 87% of all of these usages. Each of these individuals have distinctive patterns in how they use the word … Continue reading →

Duration:00:29:54

Too Little or Too Much Like the Bible? A Novel Critique of the Book of Mormon Involving David and the Psalms - Jeff Lindsay

5/25/2018
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Abstract: A recent graduate thesis proposes an intriguing new means for discerning if the Book of Mormon is historic or not. By looking at Book of Mormon references to David and the Psalms, the author concludes that it cannot be … Continue reading →

Duration:01:12:12

Interpreter Radio Show — May 20, 2018

5/24/2018
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The May 20 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted Bruce Webster, Kris Frederickson, and Mike Parker. Topics discussed include the book of Joshua, accounts of "divine genocide," the Council of Fifty and government during the Millennium, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, political contention and hate, the Deuteronomists and the Josian reform, meeting between the First Presidency and the NAACP, and the parting of ways between the Church and the Boy Scouts of America.

Duration:01:36:33

The LDS Church and the Sugar Industry with Matthew C. Godfrey

5/23/2018
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The balance between the LDS Church’s operation of its non-profit and for-profit endeavors has always come with both benefits and repercussions. Historian Matthew C. Godfrey discusses with Laura Harris Hales some of the challenges that face the church when it becomes involved in business.

Duration:00:37:29

Interpreter Radio Show — May 13, 2018

5/23/2018
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The May 13 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Allen Wyatt, John Gee, and Kevin Christensen. On this special Mother's Day program, topics discussed include John Gee's latest book, "An Introduction to the Book of Abraham," the Church's split with the Boy Scouts, the role of mothers within the Church, and mothers and fathers according to "The Family: A Proclamation to the World."

Duration:01:34:08

Interpreter Radio Show — May 6, 2018

5/22/2018
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The May 6 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Neal Rappleye, Martin Tanner, Jasmin Gimenez, Stephen Smoot, and Hales Swift. Topics discussed included happenings at Book of Mormon Central, sunken cities in ancient America, "reformed Egyptian," Jews writing in Egyptian, Balak and Balaam (Gospel Doctrine lesson 16), and the Babylonian Talmud.

Duration:01:33:57

“The Time is Past”: A Note on Samuel’s Five-Year Prophecy - Neal Rappleye

5/18/2018
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Abstract:1 The story of believers being nearly put to death before the appearance of the sign at Christ’s birth is both inspiring and a little confusing. According to the Book of Mormon, the sign comes in the 92nd year, which … Continue reading →

Duration:00:13:27

On Being the Sons of Moses and Aaron: Another Look at Interpreting the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood - Mark Hamstead

5/11/2018
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Abstract: Section 84 of the Doctrine and Covenants contains what is commonly known by Latter-day Saints as the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood. Priesthood leaders in the church are expected to teach and explain this Oath and Covenant to … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:27

A Closer Look at the Foundational Texts of Mormonism with Sharalyn D. Howcroft

5/9/2018
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Laura Harris Hales recently interviewed Sharalyn D. Howcroft on Foundational Texts of Mormonism: Examining Major Early Sources, a new book that ;carefully analyzes essential texts that are repeatedly used by historians as they reconstruct Mormonism's founding era.

Duration:00:26:48

Interpreter Radio Show — April 29, 2018

5/7/2018
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The April 29 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by host was Martin Tanner, discussing a variety of topics, including Joseph Smith’s educational background, Martin Harris and Charles Anton, the Joseph Smith Papers Project, the fate of the 12 apostles, Emma Smith, and Early New Testament Manuscripts.

Duration:01:32:32

The Word and the Kingdom - Daniel C. Peterson

5/4/2018
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Abstract: Members of the Church have been charged since ancient times with the covenant need to share the Gospel message with those around them. In more recent times, this has been described as a need for “every member” to be … Continue reading →

Duration:00:17:46

A Valuable Book for the Increasingly International Church - Jeff Lindsay

4/27/2018
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Abstract: As the Church expands among the many nations, peoples, and tongues of the earth, new challenges arise that require the organization and the members of the Church to better meet the needs of the peoples in various nations and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:14:19

Thoughts on the Nature of Godness with Blake Ostler

4/25/2018
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In this episode, Blake Ostler elaborates on the nature of God with host Nick Galieti.

Duration:01:56:37

Interpreter Radio Show — April 22, 2018

4/24/2018
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The April 22 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show was hosted by Allen Wyatt, Craig Foster, and Matt Bowen. Topics discussed included onomastic wordplay in the Book of Mormon, other ancient scripture, and ancient cultures; Steve Smoot’s review of John Gee’s latest book, An Introduction to the Book of Abraham; and how to help youth maintain faith and how each of them was drawn to the world of apologetics.

Duration:01:35:43

Pressing Forward with the Book of Abraham - Stephen O. Smoot

4/20/2018
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Abstract: The Book of Abraham continues to attract scholarly attention. New findings in the fields of Egyptology, Near Eastern archaeology, and Mormon history have highlighted the complexity surrounding the origins of the Book of Abraham and its relationship to the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:12:09