Ink & Blood – The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Great Isaiah Scroll by BYU prof., Donald W. Parry

Introduction Last Wednesday night (February 21), for the second session of the special distinguished speaker series connected to the Ink & Blood exhibit in Idaho Falls, I sat inside the auditorium of Trinity United Methodist Church by the Museum of Idaho.  The church building was packed.

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Ink & Blood, Dr. William Noah – Truth Produces Humility

Before my wife and I tackle the upstairs flooring of our kitchen and living room (I would like to inlay slate & marble islands in the midst of hardwood), we have been working on our walls. We recently removed old wall paper, and then I textured the walls last week. On the north wall as […]

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Isaiah 6 (2 Nephi 16) – Where it all began for the prophet as he saw God

A worthy meditation The chapter is overwhelming!  You must read it today. The contrast is not between one with infinite divine potential and one that has already reached that status.  The divine window for us to look through in Isaiah 6 declares the difference between an unholy man and a Being, thundered by seraphim in […]

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Isaiah 5 (2 Nephi 15)

I am sure most everyone, living in the Idaho/Utah I-15 corridor has heard the word, “ensign”. Isaiah 5:26 says, “And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the earth:  and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly:” Living in Eagle, Idaho, David […]

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Isaiah 4 (2 Nephi 14)

  Fellow Idahoan, David R. Minert, has written a new, two-columned book, Simplified Isaiah For The Latter-Day Saints (Orem:  GRANITE Publishing & Distribution L.L.C., 2006).  The author has written his explanation of every verse in Isaiah in the right column of each page.  In the left column, he has printed out the King James Bible […]

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Blake T. Ostler on the writings of John

To gain a little better understanding of LDS belief on John’s Gospel, I have been reading a series of articles in The Testimony of John the Beloved (SLC: Deseret, 1998). You can tell that Blake has spent some time scrutinizing the Gospel and the Epistles of John.  I don’t know how Blake might nuance his […]

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Youtube at BYU?

Nope.  Youtube has been banned at BYU. 

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Ink & Blood, Dr. William Noah

Last night, I sat in the beautiful sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church next door to the Museum of Idaho. The auditorium was full. In a short hour and a half, the founder and curator of the Ink & Blood exhibit, Dr. William Noah amiably lectured to his audience on the topic, “Dead Sea Scrolls […]

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Ink & Blood Exhibit in S.E. Idaho

Are you ready for this? You ought to come hear Dr. William Noah tonight at 7 p.m. for the public introduction of this exhibit.

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Mitt’s Mormonism in the Limelight

It is no surprise when you see Romney on the front page of The Salt Lake Tribune (2/4) with the article, “It’s politics over pulpit.” But now USA Today wants to be in on the excitement with the headlines, “Will Mormon faith hurt bid for White House?” Do you think it will? Do you think […]

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