Monthly Archives: May 2014

“The Lord Looketh on the Heart.” 1 Samuel

My scripture studies article on 1 Samuel 9-11; 13; 15-17.  Quote from the opening paragraph: “Throughout many generations of early Israelite history charismatic leaders upon whom the spirit of the Lord descended delivered the Israelites from the hand of their … Continue reading

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Civilizations of Ancient Iraq

I published a book review of an engaging book “Civilizations of Ancient Iraq“co-authored by my former Akkadian Professor at Yale Ben Foster.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World

I published a book review of a fascinating book “The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World.” The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World is a valuable recent compendium that provides fifteen up-to-date survey articles on major topics of academic interest in the Hellenistic … Continue reading

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The Restoration of the Priesthood

My scripture studies article on D&C 13; 20:38-67; 27:12-13; 84:6-30; 107:1-20; 110:11-16; Joseph Smith—History 1:66-73.  Quote from the opening paragraph: “After hundreds of years God’s priesthood power returned to the earth in a series of remarkable visions and angelic visitations.  Oliver Cowdery … Continue reading

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