“Do You Believe Every Word of the Bible?”

The blog, Mormon Mentality, provides an interpretation on this question asked to Republican candidates last night.

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The Orthodox LDS View of Jesus?

Evangelicals are discussing this.  Rob Bowman followed by Justin Taylor. And yes, it is always frustrating and messy when we delve into this. But Christianity Today shouldn’t have censored Rob.  Good grief.

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Heart Issue on Heiser / Bokovoy Exchange, Part 4 (mindblowing!)

Todd:  Heiser writes this about the Trinity:

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Heart Issues on the Heiser/Bokovoy Exchange, Part 3

Five Page Discussion   Todd: After briefly touching on the coining of such terms as monotheism, inclusive monotheism, tolerant monolatry, incipient monotheism, and henotheism, Heiser urges the unusual language for evangelicals to describe Israel’s religion, The proposal offered here is that scholars should stop trying to define Israel’s religion with singular, imprecise modern terms and […]

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2007 LDS and Baptist Movies on Repentance

In an age of fast action, I am sure that the middling non-religious American would lump both of these new DVD releases as boring drivel.  But many Baptist families have been watching Flywheel (2007 Sherwood Baptist Church of Albany, Georgia), whereas many LDS families have been enjoying Turn Around (2007 Candlelight Media Group). John Bytheway […]

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Heart Issues on the Heiser/Bokovoy Exchange, Part 2

Todd:  Michael Heiser writes, Even the fact that elohim in Exodus 22:8 agrees with a plural predicator does not force us to interpret haelohim in that verse as referring to a group.  The noun elohim plus plural predication occurs in one of nine instances of which I am aware in the Hebrew Bible [8].  For […]

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The awful in Jefferson County

Even though the Rexburg temple is about ready to open to the thousands in a month, this story is just plain awful in our local news.  I pray for this.

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So what is Christianity?

This is interesting:  The Problem of Mormon Christianity.

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Heart Issues on the Heiser/Bokovoy Exchange, Part 1

Intro to my readers:  I am on an email list where I have been introducing to my good brethren (living around the country) the scholarly exchange between Michael S. Heiser and David Bokovoy in The FARMS Review (Vol. 19, No. 1, 2007).  This is the first of many posts where I am pressing for an informal discussion.  […]

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Heiser and Bokovoy Exchange, Introduction

During the 58th annual meeting (November 16, 2006) of the Evangelical Theological Society in Washington DC, Michael S. Heiser presented a paper, “You’ve Seen One Elohim, You’ve Seen Them All?  A Critique of Mormonism’s Apologetic Use of Psalm 82.”  He critiqued some of Daniel C. Peterson’s lengthy discourse, “‘Ye Are Gods': Psalm 82 and John […]

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