Internet: Scripture Websites, Study Groups and Symposia
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- Recently several websites that came to Mormon
News' attention seemed to focus on studies of the scriptures and
Mormon theology and culture. And they cover a broad range of
material, from early editions of Mormon scriptures, to new symposia
like the annual Sunstone Symposium West and the monthly Miller-Eccles
One site that may have the most potential is Mormon Scripture
Studies, a beautiful site apparently meant to house papers written on
Mormon scripture. However, the site doesn't work well in Netscape,
and its complicated way of displaying information makes the user
uncertain whether or not he is actually seeing all the information.
More useful are the simpler "Revelation 22" and "Joseph Smith Jun.'s
Contributions" sites. The latter includes the original editions of
works written by Joseph Smith, while the former concentrates its
efforts on debunking the way one scripture is used in an attempt to
"prove" Mormonism in error.
Newly Listed Mormon Websites:
Joseph Smith Jun.'s Contributions to the Scriptures for the People of
the Modern Age and Present Hour
Site dedicated to the Scriptures and writings of Joseph Smith.
Includes the original editions of the Book of Mormon, Book of
Commandments, Lectures on Faith, Doctrine and Covenants, Pearl of
Great Price, the Inspired version of the Bible, and other writings.
The Miller-Eccles Study Group
Study group founded in 1980 to encourage LDS scholarship. Website
includes information on the group's mission, history, previous
speakers and sponsors. Also included is the current issue of the
group's newsletter, new member information and a list of favorite
Mormon Scripture Studies
Academically-oriented site that includes papers written on Mormon
scripture. Includes sections on the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and
Covenants and Church History, the Book of Abraham and the Temple, and
the Bible and the Joseph Smith Revision.
Revelation 22:18-19 -- The "Mormon-Theology-Killer" Passage
Web page attacks the use of Revelation 22:18-19 to mean that no other
scripture should exist. This passage is often used to say that the
LDS scriptures must not be believed.
Sunstone Symposium West 2002
Information on the Sunstone Symposium West for 2002. Include's the
symposium's call for papers, information on the location and lodging
for the symposium and background information about it's purpose.