Video of Elder Holland’s Address at Chiasmus Conference: “The Greatness of the Evidence”

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave the concluding address about the power of physical evidence in defending the gospel at the Chiasmus Jubilee conference sponsored by Book of Mormon Central and BYU Studies on August 16, 2017. This conference celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. You can watch Elder Holland’s remarks below.

To read the full transcript of Elder Holland’s talk, see the article on the Mormon Newsroom.

Festschrift volume “To Seek the Law of the Lord” Essays in Honor of John W. Welch Now Available in Paperback

Last night at the “Chiasmus Jubilee” Daniel C. Peterson presented a new festschrift volume to Jack Welch: Paul Y. Hoskisson and Daniel C. Peterson, eds.,“To Seek the Law of the Lord”: Essays in Honor of John W. Welch (Orem, UT: The Interpreter Foundation, 2017).

A list of the contents of this volume can be found here.

We printed a limited number of hardbound volumes for Jack, his family, the authors, certain libraries, and so forth. A paperback print-on-demand edition is now available on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile for $24.95.

After a decent interval has elapsed, we plan to put the articles up online.

Scripture Roundtable 44: D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 40, Finding Joy in Temple and Family History Work

(Originally published on 15 September 2013.)

This is Scripture Roundtable 44 from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #40, Finding Joy in Temple and Family History Work, bringing in various insights to help us better understand the scriptures and church history. These roundtables will generally follow the 2013 Gospel Doctrine schedule of scriptures, a few weeks ahead of time.

Panelists for this roundtable include Cassandra Hedelius, Stephen Smoot, and Lincoln Hale.

A reference is made to Brigham Young saying modern conveniences would free us up for temple work: http://rsc.byu.edu/archived/volume-3-number-3-2002/brigham-young-disciple-indeed

This roundtable is also available as an audio podcast, and will be included in the podcast feed. You can listen by pressing the play button or download the podcast below:

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Scripture Roundtable 43: D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 39, “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers”

(Originally published on 7 September 2013.)

This is Scripture Roundtable 43 from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #39, “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers,” focusing on D&C 2, 110, 138, and JS-H bringing in various insights to help us better understand the scriptures and church history. These roundtables will generally follow the 2013 Gospel Doctrine schedule of scriptures, a few weeks ahead of time.

Panelists for this roundtable include Martin Tanner, Cassandra Hedelius, and Daniel Peterson.

This roundtable is also available as an audio podcast, and will be included in the podcast feed. You can listen by pressing the play button or download the podcast below:

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