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Christmas List 2013: Books on Scripture/Theology

Posted by kirkcaudle on December 9, 2013

Because the list I wrote up last year was so popular, I have decided to continue this Christmas list tradition. As was the case last year, I will include a few of my favorite books related to scripture and/or theology along with their corresponding interviews that I conducted during this past year. As the host of The Mormon Book Review, I have the unique opportunity of reviewing a number of books in realm of Mormon Studies. I will include my top 5 of 2013 here (in no particular order). Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

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The Rock of Israel

Posted by kirkcaudle on December 11, 2010

Mary probably gave birth to her son inside of a small cave around the time of the Jewish Passover. After Jesus was born, we read in Luke 2:7 that his mother took him and “wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger.” The word used here for manger is phatne. Phatne is better rendered in English as a “feeding trough.” Imagine the Savior of all mankind coming into the world and being laid inside the feeding trough of animals.

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