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The Interpreter Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, and the Doctrine and Covenants), early LDS history, and related subjects. Publications in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture are peer-reviewed and all publications are made available as free internet downloads or through at-cost print-on-demand services.

The Interpreter Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, and the Doctrine and Covenants), early LDS history, and related subjects. Publications in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture are peer-reviewed and all publications are made available as free internet downloads or through at-cost print-on-demand services.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Interpreter Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, and the Doctrine and Covenants), early LDS history, and related subjects. Publications in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture are peer-reviewed and all publications are made available as free internet downloads or through at-cost print-on-demand services.

Language:

English

Contact:

801-473-5290


Episodes

Interpreter Radio Show — January 10, 2021

1/26/2021
You can listen to or download the January 3 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Martin Tanner, John Gee and Kevin Christensen. In this episode, our hosts discussed some difficulties the Church and its members could face as they move into […] The post Interpreter Radio Show — January 10, 2021 first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:01:47:53

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 6 (D&C 10-11)

1/26/2021
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 6, “That You May Come Off Conqueror” on D&C 10-11. The panelists for this roundtable were Steve Densley, Matthew Bowen and Mark J. Johnson. This roundtable was extracted from the December 27, 2020 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The complete show may […] The post Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 6 (D&C 10-11) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:59:21

Essay #39: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: The Names of Moses as “Keywords” (Moses 1:25)

1/23/2021
In light of our cultural and conceptual distance from the milieu of Moses 1, we are fortunate that imperfect documents from antiquity like the Apocalypse of Abraham (ApAb) may nevertheless provide keys for understanding that “mysterious other world,” even when existing manuscripts were written much later and, not infrequently, have come to us in a form that is riddled with the ridiculous. The post Essay #39: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: The Names of Moses as “Keywords” (Moses 1:25) first...

Duration:00:26:09

Prolegomena to a Study of the Egyptian Alphabet Documents in the Joseph Smith Papers

1/22/2021
Abstract: For many theories about the Book of Abraham, the Egyptian Alphabet documents are seen as the key to understanding the translation process. While the original publication of those documents allows many researchers access to the documents for the first time, careful attention to the Joseph Smith Papers as a whole and the practices of […] The post Prolegomena to a Study of the Egyptian Alphabet Documents in the Joseph Smith Papers first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:51:06

Interpreter Radio Show — January 3, 2021

1/20/2021
You can listen to or download the January 3 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Neal Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, and Hales Swift. In this episode, our hosts reflected on the year 2020 and discussed study aids for the Doctrine and Covenants. […] The post Interpreter Radio Show — January 3, 2021 first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:01:34:24

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 5 (D&C 6-9)

1/19/2021
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 5, “This Is the Spirit of Revelation” on D&C 6-9. The panelists for this roundtable were Bruce Webster, Kris Fredrickson and Mike Parker. This roundtable was extracted from the December 20, 2020 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The complete show may be […] The post Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 5 (D&C 6-9) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:44:59

Essay #38: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Passes Through the Heavenly Veil (Moses 1:25–27)

1/16/2021
In light of our cultural and conceptual distance from the milieu of Moses 1, we are fortunate that imperfect documents from antiquity like the Apocalypse of Abraham (ApAb) may nevertheless provide keys for understanding that “mysterious other world,” even when existing manuscripts were written much later and, not infrequently, have come to us in a form that is riddled with the ridiculous. The post Essay #38: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Passes Through the Heavenly Veil (Moses...

Duration:00:07:44

Subtle Hebraic Features in the Book of Mormon

1/15/2021
Review of Donald W. Parry, Preserved in Translation: Hebrew and Other Ancient Literary Forms in the Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book; Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2020). 171 pages. Hardback, $19.99. Abstract: Donald W. Parry combines a lifetime of insights about the Old Testament and Book of Mormon into one volume. Written for a non- academic audience, this book will […] The post Subtle Hebraic Features in the Book of Mormon first appeared on...

Duration:00:06:08

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 4 (D&C 3–5)

1/12/2021
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 4, “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers” on D&C 3–5. The panelists for this roundtable were Terry Hutchinson, John Gee and Kevin Christensen. This roundtable was extracted from the December 13, 2020 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The […] The post Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 4 (D&C 3–5) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:53:27

Interpreter Radio Show — December 27, 2020

1/11/2021
You can listen to or download the December 27 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Steve Densley, Matthew Bowen and Mark J. Johnson. In this episode, our hosts discuss a recent essay regarding the nature of tithing. The second portion of […] The post Interpreter Radio Show — December 27, 2020 first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:01:51:35

Essay #37: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Ascends to Heaven (Moses 1:24)

1/9/2021
In this Essay, we compare the symbolism in the Apocalypse of Abraham (ApAb) description of the ascent of Abraham to the Book of Moses and other accounts in Latter-day Saint scripture. The post Essay #37: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Ascends to Heaven (Moses 1:24) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:06:08

Working out Salvation History in the Book of Mormon Politeia with Fear and Trembling

1/8/2021
Review of James E. Faulconer, Mosiah: A Brief Theological Introduction (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2020). 135 pages. $9.95 (paperback). Abstract: The Maxwell Institute for the Study of Religion has released another book in its series The Book of Mormon: Brief Theological Introductions. This book by James E. Faulconer more than ably engages five core elements of the book of Mosiah, […] The post Working out Salvation History in the Book of Mormon Politeia...

Duration:00:56:24

Interpreter Radio Show — December 20, 2020

1/6/2021
You can listen to or download the December 20 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Bruce Webster, Kris Fredrickson and Mike Parker. In this episode, our hosts discuss recent changes in Church policy and the importance of ministering. The first portion […] The post Interpreter Radio Show — December 20, 2020 first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:01:28:59

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 3 (D&C 2; JS—History 1:27–65)

1/5/2021
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 3, “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers” on D&C Section 2 and Joseph Smith—History 1:27–65. The panelists for this roundtable were Neal Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, and Hales Swift. This roundtable was extracted from the December 6, 2020 […] The post Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 3 (D&C 2; JS—History 1:27–65) first appeared on The Interpreter...

Duration:00:44:30

Essay #36: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Defeats Satan (Moses 1:12–23)

1/2/2021
In Moses 1:21 we read the dramatic culmination of Moses’ confrontation with Satan: “And Moses received strength, and called upon God, saying: In the name of the Only Begotten, depart hence, Satan.” The post Essay #36: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Defeats Satan (Moses 1:12–23) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:08:02

Two Essays on Sustaining and Enlarging the Doctrine

1/1/2021
Abstract: In a pair of recent books, Patrick Mason and Terryl and Fiona Givens seek to revitalize, reinvigorate, and deepen our understanding of basic terms and concepts of the Restoration. I welcome such efforts, convinced (even where I sometimes quibble) that the conversations they will engender among faithful and committed believers can be very healthy. Now that “the […] The post Two Essays on Sustaining and Enlarging the Doctrine first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:25:29

Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 2 (JS—History 1:1–26)

12/29/2020
This is an Interpreter Radio Roundtable for Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 2, “I Saw a Pillar of Light” on Joseph Smith—History 1:1–26. The panelists for this roundtable were Daniel C. Peterson and Martin Tanner. This roundtable was extracted from the November 29, 2020 broadcast of Interpreter Radio. The complete show may be […] The post Audio Roundtable: Come, Follow Me Doctrine and Covenants Lesson 2 (JS—History 1:1–26) first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:54:06

Essay #35: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Falls to the Earth (Moses 1:9-11)

12/26/2020
Though most readers will be much more familiar with the well-known masterpiece of Michelangelo showing Adam’s creation being effected by the fleetingly light touch of the index fingers of God and the reclining Adam, the version of the scene executed by Lorenzo Ghiberti, which includes a firm handclasp whereby the Lord can raise Adam up on his feet, is more faithful to ancient Jewish and Christian tradition. The post Essay #35: Moses 1 in Its Ancient Context: Moses Falls to the Earth (Moses...

Duration:00:05:59

Christmas as Devotional: A Time of Commitment

12/25/2020
Abstract: Christmas is more than a time for celebrations and traditions — it is an occasion to remember the blessings and miracles in our lives. From the joy of friends and family to the peace inspired by devotion and dedication Christmas offers us a time to marvel at the mercies of God; let us remember the holier […] The post Christmas as Devotional: A Time of Commitment first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:00:15:08

Interpreter Radio Show — December 13, 2020

12/23/2020
You can listen to or download the December 13 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Terry Hutchinson, John Gee and Kevin Christensen. In this episode, our hosts discussed the peer review process and academic rigors. The second portion of the show […] The post Interpreter Radio Show — December 13, 2020 first appeared on The Interpreter Foundation.

Duration:01:47:20