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Outstanding Publication Award to Jared W. Ludlow

On 11 March 2016, Jared W. Ludlow received the Harvey B. and Susan Easton Black Outstanding Publication Award (Gospel Scholarship in Ancient Scripture). His 2015 BYU Studies Quarterly article is titled “A Narrative Approach to the Joseph Smith Translation of the Synoptic Gospels.” Just when you think nothing is new under the sun for the Joseph Smith

Remember the Sabbath Day

The book of Exodus preserves the Ten Commandments, including “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). From an early period, the meaning of the fourth commandment has been discussed and debated. Fortunately Craig Harline, history professor at BYU, has written a history of the efforts to set apart a special day each

New Testament Manuscripts

The New Testament is an amazing collection of many types of documents, including letters, ancient biographies, sermons, and historical narratives. New Testament studies have helped us reconstruct the world of Jesus and his disciples by providing historical, cultural, and linguistic insights. Additionally, textual studies have helped us appreciate the complex and interesting story of the

A Major Shift in 2009

This year will bring a major demographic shift on planet earth. By the end of the year, for the first time in human history, more people will live in urban settings than rural. By the end of 2009, more than three billion people will live in cities, a third of them in slums (see Jonas