A BYU scholar has just completed a translation of the New Testament designed specifically for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Thomas Wayment is a professor of Classics at BYU and the author of “The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints.” He will be publishing research on the Joseph Smith Translation in a 2019 book edited by Mark Ashurst-McGee, Michael MacKay, and Brian Hauglid via University of Utah Press. Continue reading “10 questions with Thomas Wayment”
Mike Bird is a biblical theologian and the author or editor of more than 30 books. He is Academic Dean and Lecturer in Theology at Ridley College. Continue reading “10 questions with Mike Bird”
I recently had the privilege to interview Ellen F. Davis.
Davis is the Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. She is the author of several books and has a special affinity for the Old Testament.
Brian Bird is the Executive Producer and Co-Creator of “When Calls the Heart,” and co-author of “When God Calls the Heart.”
A recent book by Philip Jenkins looks at a tumultuous time in history that contains lessons for believers trying to navigate today’s religious landscape.
While working on a review of a book about Joseph Smith and seer stones, my daughter came home from church and told me they had talked about seer stones in Sunday School. “The teacher said we should believe Joseph Smith was a prophet,” she said, “even though he made mistakes like using seer stones.”
The comment provided a good opportunity to discuss how seer stones were not a mistake, but rather Continue reading “10 questions and answers about Joseph Smith and seer stones”