Category Archives: Old Testament

Conflicting views of God in the Bible

The God of the Bible has changed over time   The use or non-use of the name of Israel’s god, Jehovah or Yahweh, is not the only distinctive feature between the Yahwist and Elohist traditions when it comes to how they portray and conceptualize … Continue reading

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The Messiness of Scripture

On this page (see below) I will add content that illustrates how scripture is both human and divine. I am working on content to show that although scripture isn’t perfect, it has divinity throughout. I believe that the Spirit of … Continue reading

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The Documentary Hypothesis and Reading the Bible Critically

I am going to add material to this page as I find the time. There is so much out there with respect to the sources of the Old Testament and how it came to be. I look forward to working … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times “Our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, Jehovah, with a knowledge of the end from the beginning,3 opened the heavens and a new dispensation to offset the calamities that They knew would come. The Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Why does 1st and 2nd Samuel/Kings read so differently than 1st and 2nd Chronicles?

The Author of Samuel/Kings The first thing you need to know when you read Chronicles and Kings is that each author of these diverse books had dissimilar agendas because they were answering different questions. The writer of Samuel/Kings doesn’t hesitate … Continue reading

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What is the book of Jasher?

Recently we covered Joshua 10 in class and the question came up regarding the book of Jasher. I am reposting this article, which was written by Edward Brandt, back in 1981 and published in the Ensign. What is the Book … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of the Book of Mormon

A Comparison of Book of Mormon, Bible, and Traditional Teachings on the Doctrines of Salvation Joseph F. McConkie Joseph F. McConkie was an associate professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University when this was published. This paper will compare … Continue reading

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