Tag Archives: Yale

God is incomprehensible. Why does that matter?

I thought that If God is incomprehensible, you can’t truly know about Him or even be in relation with Him.  My friend helped me out of my confusion because I had thought that the words know and comprehensible had the same meaning.  So what … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon and The Modern-Day Tyndale Moment on Deseret News

We need an explosion of learning resources contextually connected to the scriptures….One of the promising endeavors to make this modern-day Tyndale moment a reality is Book of Mormon Central online at bookofmormoncentral.org. Read more of my article on the Deseret … Continue reading

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My Interview on Book of Mormon Central and the Modern-Day Tyndale Moment

In this fun, lively, and informative podcast interview with The Cultural Hall, I introduce Book of Mormon Central and situate it into what I call The Modern-Day Tyndale Moment.

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TED Talk: Why Are These 32 Symbols Found in Caves All Over Europe

In her TED Talk Why Are These 32 Symbols Found in Caves All Over Europe, Genevieve von Petzinger argues that there are only 32 symbols found in pre-historic caves in Europe. Furthermore, because early language/writing systems were pictographic (i.e., Sumerian, Egyptian), … Continue reading

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Jesus became like us so that we could become like him. New article on Deseret News.

“In our suffering we come to experience the truth and reality that Jesus became like us so that we could become like him. God — who knew all, had all, created all — was willing to take on the destructive … Continue reading

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“In the gospel, faith must come first” New article on Deseret News

“We know that faith is the first principle of the gospel (Articles of Faith 4). However, in our world saturated with “evidence first,” the call to act in faith first seems difficult, if not outright outlandish.  When I was completing … 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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