Translation

Bricolage and Eclecticism

Oct 19, 2017
4 min read

There was a conference that went on recently that my brother-in-law brought back to my attention called New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation (His in-law are co-founders of FaithMatters.org). I was interested to hear what this panel of speakers had…

The 3 Candidates for Nephi’s Egyptian Script

Mar 30, 2014
8 min read

“Yea, I make a record in the language of my father, which consists of the learning of the Jews and the language of the Egyptians.” (1 Nephi 1:2) At the very beginning of the Book of Mormon, Nephi tells us that he…

Don’t worry about tomorrow

Nov 12, 2012
4 min read

First off, let’s start with the word “worry”, it actually doesn’t appear anywhere in the King James Bible. In Matthew 6, however we see the phrase “take no thought” which is often translated as “don’t worry” or something along those…