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What does God Think About Strangers and Foreigners? New article on LDS Living

“Why did God make such explicit commands about protecting strangers, widows, and orphans? Because these individuals are among the most vulnerable of all God’s children. That vulnerability was particularly pronounced and acute in the ancient world. God seeks especial care … Continue reading

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How Old Testament and Book of Mormon Sacrifice Relate to the Sacrament

Although we are no longer required to make animal sacrifices, the meaning is retained today. Consider the weekly sacred meal that we call the sacrament, or the act of making something sacred. How Old Testament and Book of Mormon Sacrifice … Continue reading

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Resources for Reading the Scriptures Geographically

I wrote an article “Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights” that provides many examples and ideas. Below is a summary of ideas and resources to support reading the scriptures geographically (use all of these resources with discretion since … Continue reading

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Between the Testaments: An Invitation to Explore the Intertestamental Time Period

My scripture studies article “Between the Testaments: An Invitation to Explore the Intertestamental Time Period.”  Quote from the opening paragraph: “Have you ever turned the page from the last words of Malachi to the first utterances of Matthew? Go ahead. … Continue reading

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New Article on Daniel 2

I’ve published an article on Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture entitled “A Kingdom, Which Shall Never Be Destroyed: Daniel 2.“

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Engaging the Scriptures Geographically

I’m presenting at the Instructional Design & Learning Community conference on Friday at BYU on the topic of Engaging the Scriptures Geographically.  I’ll be drawing upon my published research on Interpreter “Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights.”  My presentation is … Continue reading

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Who Were the Samaritans?

My scripture studies article “Who Were the Samaritans?”  Quote from the opening paragraphs: “There once was an ancient temple society, led by hereditary high priests from the lineage of Levi who taught and transmitted the sacred words of God as … Continue reading

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