Joseph Smith Latter-day Saint History Theology

What is the Relationship Between Freemasonry and the Temple Endowment?

The nature of Joseph Smith’s revelatory experiences has become a subject of intense academic focus. Some scholars have looked at what the Prophet meant by translation, while others have mused about the purpose of the gold plates. In this interview, Jeffrey Bradshaw talks about the relationship between Freemasonry and the Latter-day Saint temple endowment.

Ancient history Bible

Josephus, Paul, and Early Christianity

It’s a golden age for New Testament studies. Scholars like N. T. Wright and Mike Bird increase biblical literacy by teaching about the history and theology of ancient scripture. In this interview, F. B. A. Asiedu continues the tradition by addressing a historical mystery: Why is Josephus largely silent about Paul and early Christianity?

20th Century Intellectualism Latter-day Saint History

Hugh Nibley Observed: Rare Stories You’ll Want to Read

A new book includes more than 800 pages about the life of Latter-day Saint Scholar Hugh Nibley, including contributions from Dallin H. Oaks, Richard Bushman, and Truman G. Madsen. Hugh Nibley Observed also includes an emotional story about Nibley’s final weeks. In this interview, editor Jeffrey Bradshaw discusses the landmark Hugh Nibley book.

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Book of Mormon Come Follow Me Theology

Finding Christ in 3rd Nephi and 4th Nephi

Jesus Christ’s visit to the Americas is one the Book of Mormon‘s crowning event. The account that begins in 3rd Nephi includes fascinating details about the Savior’s post-resurrection life, including a follow-up discourse to the Sermon on the Mount. Daniel Becerra shares insights from his new book, 3rd, 4th Nephi: A Brief Theological Introduction.

Come Follow Me Devotional Latter-day Saint History

The Biography of Dallin H. Oaks by Richard Turley

Richard Turley is the author of the biography of Dallin H. Oaks, In the Hands of the Lord: The Life of Dallin H. Oaks. The book fits neatly alongside the biographies of other prominent Latter-day Saints, such as Henry B. Eyring and Truman G. Madsen.

Ancient history Come Follow Me New Testament

N. T. Wright on the New Testament in Its World

N T. Wright is one of Christianity’s leading theologians. Sometimes called the C. S. Lewis of our day, the New Testament scholar is able to cross denominational boundaries to share insights ranging from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Apostle Paul.

New Testament

BYU Scholar Translates New Testament with Latter-day Saints in Mind

Thomas Wayment has just completed a translation of the New Testament designed specifically for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.