Volume 11 Now Available for Ordering in Paperback and E-book Formats

The Interpreter Foundation is pleased to announce that Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, Volume 11 (2014), is now available in paperback for ordering. The 282 page volume can be ordered online at Amazon, or better yet, at AmazonSmile, if you would like to donate a portion of your purchase to The Interpreter Foundation at no additional cost to you. The volume price is $6.56 plus shipping (or free shipping with Amazon Prime membership). This price reflects the cost of printing only, with no markup or royalty. This bound volume includes all of the peer-reviewed articles that have been published in volume 11 online at MormonInterpreter.com.

If you purchase the print edition through Amazon or AmazonSmile, you’ll also receive a free copy of the digital Kindle edition of the volume through the Kindle Matchbook service.  Those who have purchased the paperback volumes in the past from Amazon can also access the Kindle edition of those same volumes for free.

If you’d like to automatically receive Interpreter volumes in the mail soon after they are completed, please consider subscribing to our annual print subscription for the annual price of $50 (covers our cost of printing and shipping only, without markup or royalty).  Annual print subscribers will have priority access to our print editions, before they are made available to the general public on Amazon and AmazonSmile.

Volume 11 is also now available in several digital e-book formats. They are available for downloading at the following links, or directly from your electronic device in its respective e-book store:

  • PDF (free) – can be read on most computers and devices, but text size cannot usually be adjusted.
  • EPUB (free) – can be read on Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and most e-reading apps including iBooks, Stanza, Aldiko, and Adobe Digital Editions.  This file must be transferred to your device.
  • MOBI (free) – can be read on Amazon Kindle devices and Kindle apps. This file must be transferred to your device.
  • Apple’s iBookstore (free) – can be read on Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Downloads automatically to your device.
  • Nook Books ($0.99*) – Barnes & Noble’s Nook Books store, can be read on Barnes & Noble Nook devices. Downloads automatically to your device.
  • Kindle Store ($0.99*) – Amazon’s Kindle store, can be read on Amazon Kindle devices and Kindle apps on tablet devices. If you purchase the paperback version from Amazon, this Kindle edition is free.  Downloads automatically to your device.
  • Google Books, Google Play (free) – Google’s e-book bookstores, can be read on a variety of devices, including Android phones and tablets. Downloads automatically to your device.

*Note, this is the minimum we are allowed to charge for these formats.

We thank all of the many people who have made Interpreter possible, and the many hours of volunteer work and generous donations which have been given.

Announcing the Online Edition of Royal Skousen’s Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon

Analysis-of-Textual-Variants-in-the-Book-of-MormonThe Interpreter Foundation is very pleased to announce the publication of the online edition of Volume 4 of Royal Skousen‘s Book of Mormon Critical Text project, Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, or ATV. This online edition includes all six parts of this monumental volume, and we are grateful and delighted to host it on the Interpreter website. It will be freely accessible to view, search, and read in its entirety on the website.

In an introductory message about this new edition, Daniel C. Peterson, Chairman and President of The Interpreter Foundation, commends this work:

“I’ve long considered Professor Skousen’s project one of the most impressive scholarly undertakings in the history of the Restoration, and, given its subject matter alone, it’s plainly among the most significant.”

Please click here to read the full message, including more details about this new online edition, and to access the volume.

A. Jane Birch is 2014 Winner of The Ruth M. Stephens Article Prize

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A. Jane Birch

The Interpreter Foundation is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Ruth M. Stephens Article Prize is A. Jane Birch, for her submission of the following two journal articles published in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, which you can ready by clicking on the links below:

Congratulations to her for these two articles on the Word of Wisdom! She will receive $500 as a prize.

We are extending the prize to a second year, and are now accepting submissions by women writers for the 2015 Ruth M. Stephens Article Prize. You can find more details on the prize page.