Tag Archives: Joseph Smith

A Look into the Construction of Scriptural Texts

Textual composition – how we “get” Scriptural Texts For Latter-day Saints, one of the best examples of an complex and merged scriptural text that corresponds with the fundamental notion of the Documentary Hypothesis is Doctrine and Covenants 132. In the … Continue reading

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The Book of Moses

Book of Moses How we got the Book of Moses, by Robert J. Mathews History of the Book of Moses, by Kent Jackson Moses 1 – Identity Gospel Doctrine notes on Moses 1 The Creation and Ancient Cosmology Heavenly Mother … Continue reading

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The god Zedek in the Ancient Near East

The god Zedek in the Ancient Near East The West Semitic deity Zedek, ‘Righteousness’, is found in the Old and New Testament in the personal names Melchizedek (Genesis 14:18; Hebrews 5:6; 6:20-7:17) and Adonizedek (Joshua 10:1), both Canaanite kings of … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith Encounters Calvinism

In 2011 Robert Millet wrote an excellent article on Calvinism and how this compares to Latter-day Saint theology. I really appreciated his work on this and wanted to post his article here: Joseph Smith Encounters Calvinism highlighted. I originally accessed his … Continue reading

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