Special attention is given to five areas: An examination of the differences in ancient texts of Mark is used to make conjectures about how the text read in its earliest versions. This jesus is betrayed and abandoned and alone and humiliated, but he still chooses God s will over his own even though he didn t want to.
The Gospel according to Mark Byu New Testament Commentary #ad - He is witty, warm, and wise. The overriding goal of this commentary is to recover Mark s unique voice. He listens to and learns from women. Literary structures, both large and small, are considered. He has power which leaves people in awe, and he uses that power to help the people most people don t like. His disciples usually misunderstand him, but he teaches them continually and patiently.
He hugs little kids. Mark s story at least from the vantage point of a twenty-first-century audience is virtually unknown.
The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day SaintsReligious Studies Center and Deseret Book #ad - The original paragraph structure of the New Testament is restored and highlights features such as quotations, hymns, and poetic passages. This new translation from the best available Greek manuscripts renders the New Testament text into modern English and is sensitive to Latter-day Saint beliefs and practices.
. The notes contain the most complete list of cross-references to New Testament passages in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants that has ever been assembled. New and extensive notes provide alternate translations, commentary on variant manuscript traditions, and historical insights. Where applicable, the Joseph Smith Translation has been included.
The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints #ad - This translation is readable and accessible for a wide range of readers.
The Testimony of LukeBYU Studies #ad - Such sweet concern manifests itself particularly for the downtrodden and those forced to the margins of society. Luke's testimony introduces us to this man become God-God the Son. These two are the same person. He comes into our world already bearing a divine nature, already carrying divine qualities. His birth is a miracle; he is "christ the lord" luke 2:11the most distinguishing element of this line-by-line, the Doctrine and Covenants, word-by-word commentary is its use of Latter-day Saint scriptures-the Book of Mormon, and the Pearl of Great Price-to illuminate Luke's Gospel.
The Testimony of Luke #ad - For example, important LDS doctrines arise from Jesus' activity in the spirit world immediately after his death. More than all other Gospel accounts, Luke captures the compassion and love of the Savior. Enthroned above all creation towers the exalted, glorified Christ. Within his text, luke discloses the deep, divine love that runs through his narrative of the Christ.
Descending into the darknest recesses of human agony and sin reaches the warm, caring Jesus.
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study EditionNeal A. Maxwell Institute, BYU Religious Studies Center, Deseret Book Company #ad - The maxwell institute study edition, produced by believing scholars, is ideally suited to both new readers of the Book of Mormon and also those who know the book well and have loved its teachings and testimony of Christ for many years. This exquisitely produced volume presents the official lds edition of the Book of Mormon in an attractive, accessible, poetic stanzas, section headings, readable version that brings to Latter-day Saints the helpful features that have been part of standard Bible publishing for decades: paragraphs, quotation marks, and superscripted verse numbers.
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study Edition #ad - The latest lds scholarship is reflected in its brief, although the focus is always on the text itself--its wording, thoughtfully considered footnotes, structure, and interconnections allowing the book's sacred message to be heard anew.
Paul s First Epistle to the Corinthians Brigham Young University New Testament Commentary Byu New Testament CommentaryBYU Studies #ad - The corinthians questioned God, the Resurrection, and the place of theSpirit in their lives. The text bears a strong witness of the Lord Jesus Christ and a clear elucidation of his gospel as articulated by the Apostle Paul. The counsel paul gave remains remarkably relevant today because conditions and attitudes found in ancient Corinth have reemerged in the postmodern Western world.
The commentary contains translation notes and helpful historical and cultural background. Those who read this volume will find in it faith, hope, and understanding of key principles and doctrines. This rendition is set side by side with the King James text for easy comparison. The corinthian microcosm was largely a skeptical, materialistic, pluralistic, immoral society whose standards were contrary to those of the Christian community.
Paul s First Epistle to the Corinthians Brigham Young University New Testament Commentary Byu New Testament Commentary #ad - It relies on the lds canon of scripture and the teachings of LDS prophets alongside rigorous biblical scholarship and Paul s original Greek. Because this commentary relies heavily on the Greek text, the full Greek text is presented along with the King James Version. The work strives to be as up to date, scholarly, comprehensive, and doctrinally sound as possible.
Through examining every verse of first corinthians, grace, the sacrament, the rich theology of the Atonement, love, the gifts of the Spirit, and resurrection of the dead come alive. It also presents a new rendering of the Greek text that makes the text more understandable to modern readers. Paul was compelled to address such issues in that society, and the result is an epistle highlygermane still today.
The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism's Most Controversial ScriptureOxford University Press #ad - In sum, this study chronicles the volume's historical legacy and theological indispensability to the Latter-day Saint tradition, as well as the reasons for its resilience and future prospects in the face of daunting challenges. The authors track its predecessors, describe its several components, and assess their theological significance within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The pearl of greatest price narrates the history of Mormonism's fourth volume of scripture, canonized in 1880 Four principal sections are discussed, along with attendant controversies associated with each. Too little treated in the scholarship on mormonism, these chapters, produced only months after the Book of Mormon was published, actually contain the theological nucleus of Latter-day Saint doctrines as well as a virtual template for the Restoration Joseph Smith was to effect.
The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism's Most Controversial Scripture #ad - The author attempts to make sense of Smith's several, at times divergent, accounts of his First Vision, one of which is canonized as scripture. This has created one of the most serious challenges to Smith's prophetic claims the LDS church has faced. Lds scholars, however, have developed several frameworks for vindicating the inspiration of the resulting narrative and Smith's calling as a prophet.
. Most controversial of all is the book of Abraham, along with four mummies, a production that arose out of a group of papyri Smith acquired, in 1835. In the pearl of greatest price, the author covers three principal parts that are the focus of many of the controversies engulfing Mormonism today.
Bridges: Ministering to Those Who QuestionGreg Kofford Books, Inc. #ad - This ministering is done through building bridges of love, empathy, and trust regardless of whether or not someone retains their belief or continues to participate. Ostler, utilizes surveys with local leaders and disaffected members, research from social science and religious studies, a former mission president, and teachings from Church leaders to show how Latter-day Saints can work to better support those who have questions and create church environments where all can feel welcome.
Bridges: Ministering to Those Who Question #ad - Author David B. Unlike most books written to help those struggling with their testimonies, Bridges: Ministering to Those Who Question is geared at helping local leaders and family members better understand the sources of these challenges and how to minister to those affected by them. With the advancement of the internet, changing worldviews, and the rising generation of millennials, Latter-day Saints today face unique challenges to faith on an unprecedented scale.
The Revelation of John the ApostleBYU Studies #ad - Moving beyond all its latter-day horrors, hope and promise still dominate the work. Information is drawn from all the Standard Works, the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, and from modern Prophets and Apostles. The lamb is in charge, and nothing moves beyond the limits he sets. To read the book of revelation is to see a myriad of representations pass by our gaze, offering and kaleidoscope of bizarre and incongruent images.
God delivered his messages in the form of images housed within discrete visions, with each symbol explaining, exposing, or emphasizing various aspects of the message conveyed. The challenge is getting beyond the symbols to the represented realities. But once these symbols are properly deciphered, they combine to present crucial messages for those living in the last days.
The Revelation of John the Apostle #ad - . Because this commentary relies heavily on the Greek text, the full Greek text of the book is presented in sections along with the King James Version and the authors' new Rendition. 1:1. The work strives to be as up to date, scholarly, comprehensive, and doctrinally sound as possible. Most important, the commentary emphasizes the primary focus of John's work, "the revelation of Jesus Christ" Rev.
The commentary highlights the apostle's witness that Jesus is the Lamb of God alive and active in these last days-directing earthly affairs and preparing his Saints and the faithful so that the Father's intentions will ultimately be accomplished. This commentary details how.
The New Testament History, Culture, and Society: A Background to the texts of the New TestamentRSC/BYU/Deseret Book #ad - Judd Jr. Here is just a small sampling of those writers: Robert L. Millet, John W. It ranges from the law of moses and intertestamental period to the First Jewish Revolt of AD-66-73 and the canonization of the New Testament. This volume offers valuable perspectives from biblical scholars on the background of the New Testament texts, including the Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures of the time.
The New Testament History, Culture, and Society: A Background to the texts of the New Testament #ad - Ball, noel reynolds, and Frank F. Wayment, Terry B. Over forty new Testament scholars and experts contributed to this comprehensive volume. The book is divided into several themes, New Testament issues and contexts, including Jesus in the Gospels, the Apostle Paul, and what transpired after the New Testament.
Skinner, Kent P. Jackson, Thomas A. Welch, Andrew C.
A Case for the Book of MormonDeseret Book #ad - Callister unequivocally states, “is god’s crowning witness of the divinity of Jesus Christ, the prophetic calling of Joseph Smith, and the absolute truth of this Church. Ultimately, the author helps readers clearly understand how they can learn for themselves—not only intellectually, but spiritually—that the Book of Mormon is true.
A Case for the Book of Mormon #ad - In this logical examination of many of the critics’ claims, the author offers a compelling defense of the Book of Mormon. It is the word of God. But over the years, many critics have claimed otherwise. The book of mormon, ” Tad R. In addition, he outlines six further evidences of its divine authenticity and its ability to influence our lives for good.
It is all it claims to be.
The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints, A Study BibleRSC, BYU, and Deseret Book #ad - New and extensive notes provide alternate translations, commentary upon variant manuscript traditions, and historical insights. The notes contain the most complete list of cross-references to New Testament passages in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants that have ever been assembled. This new translation renders the New Testament text into modern English and is sensitive to Latter-day Saint beliefs and practices.
. The original structure of the New Testament is restored and highlights features such as quotations, hymns, and poetic passages. Where applicable, the Joseph Smith Translation has been included. This translation is readable and accessible for a wider range of readers than the King James Version.