Philip Barlow is Associate Director of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at BYU.
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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.
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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”
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.
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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.
“Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World” (Basic Books, $19.99) covers a time period of about two centuries prior to the birth of Christ to a half-century after his death.
So much happened in such a short amount of time such that Jenkins refers to it as a crucible in which different world faiths were shaped.
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Daniel Peterson is the president and chairman of the board of the Interpreter Foundation, a scholar of Islam, and the founding editor of the Middle Eastern Texts Initiative.
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In January 2018, I had the privilege to interview Dr. Gabriele Boccaccini, director of the Enoch Seminar.
Even in the midst of a personal tragedy, Boccaccini was kind enough to give thoughtful consideration to a number of questions about his work and motives.
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In December 2017, I was privileged to interview Philip Jenkins in association with the publication of his latest book, Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World.
My brief interactions with Jenkins were impressive. He came across as professional, prompt, and witty – a rare trifecta of interview subject attributes.
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