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Did you know that when you shop on Amazon (for anything!) you can also support the Interpreter Foundation? This support is at absolutely no cost to you; it is a way to have Amazon donation a portion of their sales to non-profit organizations such as the Interpreter Foundation.

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Here is an easy, painless, "set and forget" way to support the Interpreter Foundation: Amazon Smile. This short video shows you how to direct a portion of yo...
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New post (KnoWhy OTL08D — Abraham’s Hebron: Then and Now, Part 4: Ancient Hebron) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

The purpose of this five-part series of videos is to provide a brief introduction to some of the places linked in tradition to the lives of the family of Abraham and Sarah. Many, though not all, of the sites we will visit are in or near the city of Hebron. Hebron and surrounding areas served as some
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New post (Through a Glass Darkly: Examining Church Finances) has been published on Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture

Abstract: The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth & Corporate Power is Michael Quinn’s impressive response to a century of books and articles that have often distorted the finances of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This third volume in The Mormon Hierarchy series covers Church history from ...
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New post (Interpreter Radio Show — February 11, 2018) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

The February 11 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show with host Martin Tanner and guests Brian Hales, Craig Foster and Allen Wyatt, discussing polygamy and various topics introduced by callers.
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New post (KnoWhy OTL08C — Abraham’s Hebron: Then and Now, Part 3: Jacob’s Well and the Tombs of Joseph and Rachel) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

The purpose of this five-part series of videos is to provide a brief introduction to some of the places linked in tradition to the lives of the family of Abraham and Sarah. Many, though not all, of the sites we will visit are in or near the city of Hebron. Hebron and surrounding areas served as some
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New post (The Dead Sea Scrolls with Josh Madsen) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

Joshua Madsenn is a PhD student in religions of western antiquity at Florida State University and a teacher at the Tallahassee Institute of Religion. Josh received his bachelor's degree in Ancient Near Eastern studies with university honors from Brigham Young University in 2013. In 2015 he received
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New post (KnoWhy OTL08B — Abraham’s Hebron: Then and Now, Part 2: The Tomb of the Patriarchs) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

The purpose of this five-part series of videos is to provide a brief introduction to some of the places linked in tradition to the lives of the family of Abraham and Sarah. Many, though not all, of the sites we will visit are in or near the city of Hebron. Hebron and surrounding areas served as some
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New post (KnoWhy OTL08A — Abraham’s Hebron: Then and Now, Part 1: Introduction) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy[1] Gospel Doctrine Lesson 8: Living Righteously in a Wicked World (Genesis 13–14; 18–19) (JBOTL08A) The purpose of this five-part series of videos is to provide a brief introduction to some of the places linked in tradition to the lives of the family of Abraham and Sar
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New post (KnoWhy OTL07A — If “All Are Alike Unto God,” Why Were Special Promises Reserved for Abraham’s Seed?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 7: The Abrahamic Covenant (Abraham 1:1-4; 2:1–11; Genesis 12:1-8; 17:1-9) (JBOTL07A) Question: The Book of Mormon teaches that “all are alike unto God.” Yet “Abraham received promises concerning his seed” that continue to this day. How do ...
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New post (2018 Church History Symposium) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

2018 Church History Symposium
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New post (KnoWhy OTL06C — What Was All the Confusion About at the Tower of Babel?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 6: “Noah … Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House” (Moses 8:19-30; Genesis 6-9; 11:1-9) (JBOTL06B) Question: At the beginning of the Tower of Babel story, we read that “the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.” Later, we...
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New post (KnoWhy OTL06B — Was Noah Drunk or in a Vision?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 6: “Noah … Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House” (Moses 8:19-30; Genesis 6-9; 11:1-9) (JBOTL06B) Question: In Genesis 6:9, Noah is described as “a just man and perfect in his generations,” a noble patriarch who, like Enoch, “walked...
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New post (KnoWhy OTL06A — Was Noah’s Ark Designed As a Floating Temple?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 6: “Noah … Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House” (Moses 8:19-30; Genesis 6-9; 11:1-9) (JBOTL06A) Question: In the Bible, Noah’s ark is described as a huge, rectangular box with three floors and a roof, which makes it sound more like a ...
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New post (KnoWhy OTL05C — Could Joseph Smith Have Drawn On Ancient Manuscripts When He Translated the Story of Enoch?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 5: “If Thou Doest Well, Thou Shalt Be Accepted” (Moses 5-7) Question: Some say that Joseph Smith drew on ancient stories about Enoch not found in the Bible as he translated the chapters on Enoch in Moses 6-7. How similar are the stories of Enoch
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New post (KnoWhy OTL05B — How Does Moses 5-8 Illustrate the Consequences of Keeping and Breaking Temple Covenants One By One?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 5: “If Thou Doest Well, Thou Shalt Be Accepted” (Moses 5-7) Question: Some people believe that the basic teachings and covenants available today in LDS temple ordinances were not revealed to Joseph Smith until he got to Nauvoo. Others say he kne
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New post (KnoWhy OTL05A — Why Was Joseph Smith Initially Prohibited from Publishing His Bible Translation?) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

An Old Testament KnoWhy for Gospel Doctrine Lesson 5: “If Thou Doest Well, Thou Shalt Be Accepted” (Moses 5-7) Question: For a while, the Lord prohibited Joseph Smith from sharing his Bible translation publicly. Also, Moses 1:42 explicitly says that the account of Moses’ vision should not be s...
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New post (New Radio Show - POSTTITLE) has been published on The Interpreter Foundation

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